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No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, which hit an earthquake-prone area, ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn ... Read More

8.0 Earthquake has potential to be devastating in Peru

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 08:52

A potential devastating earthquake measuring  8.0 just shook Peru at 7.41 UTC time. However, the remoteness of the epic center and the late hour may play a role in minimizing ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:16

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though it said there might be ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in Bangladesh India, Myanmar (Burma), and ... Read More

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:10

A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a 6.1-magnitude quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead. The US Geological ... Read More

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

editor editor- April 2, 2019 22:24

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Rats Islands located in the Aleutians Islands in Alaska today, April 2, 2019, at 21:35:32 UTC at a depth of 19 kilometers. The quake ... Read More

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:06

A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, at a depth of 123 km, the US Geological Survey ... Read More

No tsunami warning after strong earthquake south of the Kermadec Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:05

Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of the Kermadec Islands today. No tsunami is expected as a result of the quake. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.3 Date-Time • 6 Mar 2019 15:46:12 ... Read More

Massive 7.0 earthquake recorded in Peru

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 1, 2019 09:42

A massive 7.0 earthquake shook a remote part in the Peruvian Andes this morning. Damage is expected to be light but the quake had the potential of a major impact. ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The quake, 80km deep, struck 111km ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States Geographical Survey (USGS) reports the ... Read More

Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area

editor editor- January 22, 2019 20:22

A huge 6.7 earthquake shook up the Prince Edward Islands area about an hour ago at 19:01:43 UTC, January 22, 2019. Read More

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

editor editor- January 15, 2019 19:09

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu at 18:06:36 UTC today, January 15, 2019. Read More

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 15:07

According to the US Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 107 miles north-north-west of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. Located in the Molucca Sea Collision Zone, the quakes are ... Read More

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2019 19:48

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 173 km north-northwest of the island of Ternate at a depth of 60.5 km on Monday at 2.27 am local time. Earlier USGS ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest. It ... Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 04:52

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. It was later downgraded to 6.9 and caused a local tsunami alert, but no ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:05

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The airport opened on a restricted schedule allowing only four flights ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 00:59

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches in Lampung and Banten. Lampung is a province on the ... Read More

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

editor editor- December 20, 2018 18:59

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit the Russia region of Komandorskiye Ostrova today, December 20, 2018, at 17:01:54 UTC. The quake was located off Russia’s far east coast peninsula of Kamchatka. ... Read More

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

editor editor- December 10, 2018 17:30

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that was initially reported as a 7.5, struck near the South Sandwich Islands near Antarctica today, December 11, 2015, at 02:26:33 UTC, The quake occurred in a remote ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

U.S. Territory Guam struck by major earthquake

editor editor- September 17, 2014 12:13

Guam was just hit by a 7.1 earthquake at 6:14 am UTC time Wednesday. Read More

Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

editor editor- February 6, 2013 07:56

The US Geological Survey reported a strong 8.0-magnitude quake struck the Santa Cruz Islands in the South Pacific today February 6, 2013 at 01:12:23 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time). Read More

6.9 quake rocks Gulf of California

editor editor- April 13, 2012 00:30

Mexico's Gulf of California were rocked by two strong earthquakes at magnitudes of 6.9 and 6.2, occurring just minutes apart early Thursday morning at 12:16 am and 12:06 am local ... Read More

What’s next for Haiti tourism?

editor editor- January 20, 2010 03:59

Before last week's earthquake, Haiti was just beginning to capitalize on the weather, location and tropical scenery that have turned many of its Caribbean neighbors into vacation paradises. Read More

Great quake hits South Pacific, tsunami warning issued

editor editor- October 8, 2009 04:25

PORT-VILA – An 8.1-magnitude quake hit the Santa Cruz islands in the South Pacific early Thursday, seismologists said, and a tsunami warning had been issued for Vanuatu and other nearby ... Read More

Hundreds of Humboldt squid washed ashore in La Jolla

editor editor- July 14, 2009 06:50

It was an odd start to the morning Saturday in La Jolla, Calif. First, residents were jostled out of bed at 7.34 a.m. by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that was ... Read More

Sichuan Quake ruins could become tourist zone

editor editor- August 22, 2008 02:51

BEIJING – The government of China's southwestern Sichuan province plans to turn areas devastated by the May 12 earthquake into a tourist attractrion. Read More

China’s quake-battered Sichuan reopens 13 cities to tourists

editor editor- June 16, 2008 04:57

CHENGDU - Quake-battered Sichuan Province reopened 13 cities and prefectures to tourists on Saturday in a move to revive its once-booming travel industry. The cities are Zigong, Panzhihua, Luzhou, Suining, ... Read More

Quake results in 53.4 bln yuan in losses to China tourism

editor editor- June 5, 2008 02:59

BEIJING - China's tourism sector has lost 53.4 billion yuan (7.6 billion U.S. dollars) from the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Sichuan Province on May 12. According to the China Tourism ... Read More

Tourists safe after China quake

editor editor- May 16, 2008 03:34

Nineteen UK tourists who were visiting a region in China when a massive earthquake struck have been found safe, the British ambassador says. Fourteen were flown from the Wolong area ... Read More

Air China sends planes for stranded tourists in quake-hit Sichuan

editor editor- May 15, 2008 03:34

CHONGQING - The Chongqing branch of Air China on Wednesday sent four Boeing 737s to pick up stranded tourists in Jiuzhaigou, a tourist attraction in quake-hit Sichuan Province, the company ... Read More