A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, the weather bureau said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning but urged people to remain vigilant and evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of its island of Sulawesi.
An earthquake initially measuring 6.0 magnitude struck Mindanao in the Philippines on Wednesday, the European earthquake monitoring service EMSC reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck eastern Ecuador close to its border with Peru.
A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck off Russia's sparsely populated far east on Thursday, but officials said the threat of a tsunami had passed and no damage was reported.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov 30- A powerful earthquake jolted southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting rush-hour traffic and jamming telephone service in and around Anchorage, the state's largest city, but there were no reports of serious injuries. The 7.0 magnitude quake struck about 8 miles north of Anchorage, a city of 300,000 residents...
A powerful quake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the eastern coast of Greenland on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
TOKYO, Nov 7- Japan's nuclear regulator has approved an operations extension for a 40- year-old reactor near Tokyo that was damaged in the same earthquake and tsunami that sparked the Fukushima disaster nearly eight years ago, a move likely to be controversial. Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority gave the green light to the extension on Wednesday, the...
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake.
Many in the devastated village of Petobo, had no idea they were in an area already identified by the government as a high-risk zone for the devastating geological phenomenon that causes soft ground to liquefy during earthquakes.
Earthquakes have increased dramatically in the last decade as a result of human activities and a professor of earth and planetary sciences argues in The Conversation that the timing of these earthquakes are clearly linked to fracking.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports a 6.3 magnitude earthquake has hit off the shoreline of Oregon.
A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was so deep that it did not cause any damage, authorities in Fiji said.
A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia's Lombok island on Thursday, causing some buildings to collapse, according to the country's meteorology and geophysics agency.
The epicentre of the earthquake was just north of Osaka city, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky.
Hawaii County on Thursday said a wind change would bring rising levels of sulfur dioxide gas.
CNBC's L.A. Bureau Chief Paul McNamara reports a 5.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of southern California.
A West Coast earthquake early warning system gets restored funding in the House's new spending bill approved Thursday.