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  • TAIPEI, Feb 6- Apple Inc supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd said some silicon wafers were damaged at a plant in southern Taiwan where an earthquake hit early on Saturday, but that first-quarter shipments would be unaffected. The world's largest contract chipmaker has production facilities in Tainan city, around 315 km south of the capital...

  • *Magnitude 6.4 quake hits southern Taiwan. *Taiwan president rushes to the scene. TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 6- A powerful earthquake toppled a 17- story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least two people, including a 10- day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue dozens of people feared trapped inside.

  • TAIPEI, Feb 6- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co said some wafers made in Tainan have been damaged following Saturday's earthquake and that some customers may be affected.

  • Japanese volcano erupts near nuclear plant Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 6:05 AM ET
    An aerial view of Sakurajima taken in August 2015

    A Japanese volcano about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plant erupted on Friday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said.

  • 4.5 earthquake in Banning Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    4.5 earthquake in Banning

    NBC4 News' Tony Shin describes the earthquake he felt north of Banning, California.

  • Magnitude-4.5 earthquake shakes Los Angeles Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Magnitude-4.5 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

    An earthquake occurred 85 miles east of Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • Earthquake hits India's Manipur near Myanmar border Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Earthquake hits India's Manipur near Myanmar border

    An quake measuring 6.8 struck northwest of Imphal before dawn on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey

  • Strong earthquake hits northeast India Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 5:07 AM ET
    Strong earthquake hits northeast India

    A powerful 6.7 magnitude quake hit the remote northeastern region of India killing at least eight people and injuring fifty, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost.

  • Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes Afghanistan Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes Afghanistan

    A major earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan on Monday.

  • Sex does not increase heart attack risk: Study Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Sex does not increase heart attack risk: Study

    In this hour's CNBC update, Sue Herera reports on a new study revealing sex does not increase the risk of heart attacks.

  • COQUIMBO, Chile, Sept 18- Residents began rebuilding homes and businesses in Coquimbo on Friday, two days after tsunami waves triggered by a major earthquake battered the Chilean port city's waterfront neighborhoods. Soldiers patrolled the streets to prevent looting after President Michelle Bachelet's government declared an emergency in Coquimbo...

  • COQUIMBO, Chile, Sept 18- Residents started rebuilding their homes and businesses in Coquimbo on Friday, two days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami waves battered the port city. At least one strong aftershock shook Chile's Pacific seaboard on Friday as residents trying to salvage what they could from their properties urged the government to speed up the...

  • *Copper prices dip after gaining on supply worries. ILLAPEL, Chile, Sept 17- Residents sifted through the rubble of destroyed buildings in central Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake killed 11 people and sent powerful waves barreling into coastal areas, forcing more than 1 million people from their homes. Aftershocks shook the South American...

  • LONDON, Sept 17- Copper hit nearly two-month highs on Thursday after a massive earthquake in top producer Chile but then retreated as reports showed little damage to mines so far. Two copper operations in Chile were restarting on Thursday after being suspended as a precaution in the wake of the 8.3- magnitude quake, which killed eight people and forced a million...

  • ILLAPEL, Chile, Sept 17- Residents picked through the rubble of destroyed buildings in central Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake killed 10 people and sent powerful waves barreling into coastal areas, forcing more than 1 million people from their homes. Bottles and glasses shattered and the pipes in the bathroom and kitchen burst, "said...

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 17- Chile's Codelco said on Thursday it restarted its open-pit Andina mine located in the Andes mountains, as mining operations in the world's top copper producer appeared to be unscathed after a powerful earthquake that struck off the coast overnight. Antofagasta Plc said it was inspecting operations at its flagship Los Pelambres copper mine...

  • *8.3 magnitude quake hits 280 km north of Santiago. ILLAPEL, Chile, Sept 17- Residents picked through the rubble of destroyed buildings in central Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake killed eight people and sent powerful waves barreling into coastal areas, forcing more than 1 million people from their homes. The latest quake and the heavy waves...

  • Chile raises quake death toll to eight Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 6:18 AM ET

    SANTIAGO, Sept 17- The Chilean government raised the death toll to eight on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that struck in the Pacific Ocean off the country on Wednesday. Interior Minister Jorge Burgos told a news conference that the port of Coquimbo had suffered severe damage. Early on Thursday, Chile lifted its tsunami warning.

  • Sept 17- Chile lifted the tsunami warning early on Thursday it had put in place after Wednesday's major earthquake, the government said. "The tsunami warning is lifted for all national territory," the government's National Emergency Office said in a tweet. More than a million people were evacuated from their homes after the magnitude 8.3 quake struck in the...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 17- A powerful earthquake in Chile has turned the copper market's focus back onto supply risks rather than Chinese demand, after mine operations have once again been disrupted in a country that accounts for a third of the world's supply of the metal. But early on Thursday, prices surged to an eight-week top of $5,440.50 per tonne on news of the 8.3...