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A 7 Magnitude earthquake followed by an aftershock of 5.9 Magnitude killed 400 and rendered thousands homeless. While rescue operations are on the way, Scientists fear more after-shocks can worsen the situation.
The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities on Monday said thousands of houses were damaged and the death toll could climb.
Four persons were killed and over 380 injured in a 6.1earthquake that jolted parts of western Japan's metropolis of Osaka.Multiple small aftershocks followed by the quake left a trail of destruction throught the Northern Osaka neighbourhood.
Up to 10,000 people have been asked to leave their homes on Hawaii's Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano that came after a series of recent earthquakes. Adding to the chaos, the island's largest earthquake in more than 40 years, a magnitude-6.9, struck near the south part of the volcano, following a smaller quake that rattled the same area. (AP Photos)
SEE PHOTOS | Taiwan's 6.4 earthquake leaves seven dead, 88 missing as buildings topple, remain tilted
A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck Taiwan's east coast late Tuesday night caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously in the tourist hub of Hualien, leaving seven people dead, 256 injured and 88 unaccounted for. The force of the tremor buckled roads and disrupted electricity and water supplies to thousands of households. More than 100 tremors were felt with aftershocks continuing to hit after the quake.
At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the mountainous Iran-Iraq border triggering landslides that were hindering rescue efforts, officials said today. IN PIC: People stand in the street after feeling aftershocks from an earthquake in Baghdad, Iraq.
The quake is the deadliest in Mexico since a 1985 quake on the same date killed thousands. It came less than two weeks after another powerful quake caused 90 deaths in the country's south.
It was one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico and it struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night.
At least 12 people were killed when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China.