Earthquake

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful quake

No reports of major damage from magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi.

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful quake

United States

California hit by new 7.1-magnitude quake

Friday's quake was 11 times stronger than the previous day's 'foreshock', seen as part of an 'earthquake sequence'.

California hit by 7.1-magnitude quake, strongest in two decades

United States

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following biggest quake

The magnitude-5.4 aftershock, the biggest so far, struck the same desert region as Thursday's earthquake.

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following biggest quake

Earthquake

California rocked by strongest earthquake in two decades

Magnitude-6.4 earthquake causes fires, damage to buildings as residents warned of aftershocks.

California rocked by strongest earthquake in two decades

Japan

Powerful earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the tremor, which hit 85km off northwestern Honshu island.

Powerful earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

China

Death toll from China quakes rises to 12

Rescuers pulled seven survivors out of the rubble near the epicentre in a largely rural area.

Death toll from China quakes rises to 12

Asia Pacific

PNG assesses damage from magnitude 7.5 earthquake

Strong quake strikes late in the evening off New Britain's coast, prompting officials to send teams to assess situation.

PNG assesses damage from magnitude 7.5 earthquake

Latin America

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama, five injured

Quake hits some seven kilometres southeast of the town of Plaza de Caisan near Costa Rica border at a depth of 37km.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama, five injured

Papua New Guinea

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea

Officials say no tsunami threat after quake hit on Tuesday morning about 250km away from the capital Port Moresby.

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea

Asia

Nepal earthquake: Four years on, people await reconstruction

Nepal's miracle baby was rescued 22 hours after a devastating earthquake, but his destroyed house is yet to be rebuilt after four years.

Asia Pacific

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly Philippine quake

Rescuers race to find survivors after the second earthquake hits the island nation.

Philippines

Philippines earthquake: Man loses family in deadly cataclysm

Chuzon Supermarket in Porac was the only major structure completely destroyed by the quakes that killed at least 16.

Philippines earthquake: Man loses family in deadly cataclysm

Philippines

Search for survivors under way after Philippines quake

At least 16 killed and more than 80 injured after magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits 110km north of Manila.

Northern Philippines jolted by magnitude 6.1 earthquake

Taiwan

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage

Quake also shook buildings in the capital, Taipei, forcing the metro system in the capital to be suspended.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage

Asia Pacific

Indonesia flood death toll crosses 100, dozens still missing

Nearly 10,000 people have moved to shelters while at least 104 are confirmed dead, officials say.

Indonesia flood death toll crosses 100, dozens still missing