Earthquake

California earthquake
Adam Graehl via AP
July 05, 2019 - 10:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on the July Fourth holiday, rattling nerves and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks. The 6.4 magnitude quake struck...
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An earthquake with an early measure of magnitude 6.4 hit Southern California, about 150 miles from Los Angeles, on Thursday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.
KTLA via CNN
July 04, 2019 - 2:20 pm
By Jay Croft and Braden Goyette, CNN (CNN) -- The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years left scattered damage Thursday morning and was felt from Las Vegas to Orange County, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake, with an early magnitude of 6.4, was centered near...
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A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday.
Firefighters of Peru via AP
May 26, 2019 - 11:13 am
By Franklin Briceno LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered in a vast nature...
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Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee
CNN
December 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
By Nicole Chavez and Joe Sutton (CNN) -- Two earthquakes struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, rattling people awake across several Southeast states. The United States Geological Survey says the temblors hit near Decatur, Tennessee. The first one, a preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake,...
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This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP
December 03, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. "The ships are coming in on...
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Anchorage, Alaska
Olga Terestsenko | Dreamstime.com
November 30, 2018 - 1:45 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CBS News) — A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage, prompting people to run out of offices and seek shelter under office desks. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was centered about 7 miles north of Alaska's largest city...
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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck western Iran near its border with Iraq.
MAP4News/HERE Via AP
November 25, 2018 - 3:48 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Iran near its border with Iraq on Sunday night, injuring more than 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, authorities said. The Sunday temblor hit near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province, which was...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, photo, a child recovers after his left hand was amputated after being injured in the massive earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi Indonesia.
AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana
October 03, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Stephen Wright, Associated Press PALU, Indonesia (AP) — For some who survived the massive earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week, the memories and the horror of experiencing a disaster that has left more than 1,400 people dead are both hard to erase and understand...
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A man walks on a heavily damaged street due to the earthquake in Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
October 02, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami that decimated parts of the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi jumped to more than 1,200 on Tuesday as disaster officials began reaching coastal areas that were cut off by...
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AP Photo/Chandra
September 30, 2018 - 11:00 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise. With the area largely cut off by damaged roads and downed...
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