The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan rose to at least 208 people on Wednesday after hundreds of houses collapsed in a remote mountainous area, a local official said.
"We have started to bury the
An strong earthquake struck remote western Pakistan on Tuesday and was felt in the Indian capital of New Delhi where buildings shook.
The United States Geological Survey said that a 7.8 magnitude quake struck 145 miles southeast o
Bahrain will establish a specialist radiation detection centre that will joined to the region-wide network, which will collect radioactive data, act as an early warning system and respond to radiation exposure caused by X-rays.
An earthquake rattled Athens on Wednesday, causing buildings to shake for several seconds, Reuters witnesses said.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, police and fire brigade officials said, and the streets of
The death toll from two earthquakes in China's western Gansu province has climbed to 89, with more than 500 people severely injured, after 1,200 buildings collapsed and tens of thousands more were badly damaged, said the official Xinhua news
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake in China's western Gansu province killed 22 people and seriously injured hundreds on Monday, state media said, adding that many homes in affected areas had collapsed.
The quake hit Minxian and Zhangx
An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck New Zealand at around 0520 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey's monitoring service reported.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries after the tremors. –
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit an area south of the Algerian capital on Wednesday morning, injuring 11 people and causing minor damage to buildings, the national geophysics centre said.
The epicentre of the quake was in the small
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck southern Peru on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey.
The epicenter of the quake was located 53 miles (85 km) northwest of Arequipa, Peru, at a depth of about 52 miles (84 km), accordin
Gulf states sought reassurances from Iran at a UN nuclear agency meeting this week over the safety of its only atomic energy plant, which is located in an earthquake-prone coastal area, diplomats said on Thursday.
The Bushehr faci