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Warehouse in Puerto Rico found full of supplies from 2017

San Juan - A warehouse was discovered in southern Puerto Rico, filled with water, cots, and other unused emergency supplies from 2017, setting off an uproar resulting in the firing of the territory's emergency management director, Carlos Acevedo.

UN chief calls on Haiti to 'resist escalation' 10 years after quake

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on Haitians to "resist any escalation" in the political crisis rocking the country, during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of a devastating earthquake.

Living in tents, thousands of Puerto Rico's earthquake survivors wait for relief

Yauco - Living out in the open, their nerves on edge after a series of earthquakes that have shaken Puerto Rico, some 5,000 people are hoping that their president, Donald Trump, will heed the island's plea to be designated a disaster zone and free up much-need...

Haiti commemorates deadly 2010 quake in anger and bitterness

Port-au-prince - Haitians on Sunday paid somber tribute to the thousands who died in the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, as grief mixed with bitterness over failed reconstruction efforts and continuing political instability.

Southern coast of Puerto Rico hit by another big earthquake

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday at 8:54 a.m., causing further damage along the island's southern coast where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools.

Puerto Rico rocked by magnitude 5.8 earthquake early this morning

A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. territory that has been shaking for the past week.

Quake strikes near Iran nuclear power plant

Tehran - An earthquake struck Iran on Friday less than 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the country's only nuclear power plant, monitors said. There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.The US Geological Survey said the 5.

Child killed as quake strikes southern Philippines

Manila - A powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday, killing a child, injuring dozens and damaging buildings in an area still recovering from a string of deadly quakes in October.

Southern Philippines hit by 6.8 magnitude earthquake

Manila - A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday, geologists said, the same area struck by a string of deadly tremors in October.

Hope and fear in Albania as rescuers scour post-quake wreckage

Durr - Cries of anguish and joy wrench the Albanian city of Durres as relatives watch rescuers pull bodies out from the wreckage of a powerful earthquake. Some are dead, but others are alive."We saved a life...

Iran earthquake kills five, leaves 300 injured

Tehran - An earthquake rocked northwestern Iran before dawn on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 300 in crumbling and collapsed buildings.The 5.

Five killed, 120 injured in Iran earthquake

Tehran - A night-time earthquake in northwestern Iran on Friday killed five people and injured 120, according to early reports on state television.The 5.

Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21

Manila - The death toll in two powerful quakes that struck the southern Philippines in the past week has risen to 21, authorities said Sunday, as survivors struggled to access food and water.The 6.6-magnitude and 6.

Third deadly quake in weeks hits south Philippines

Manila - A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Thursday, killing at least four people and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by two previous deadly tremors in recent weeks. The 6.

New powerful quake hits South Philippines

Manila - A powerful quake struck in the southern Philippines on Thursday sending people fleeing from homes, schools and malls, with initial reports of damage to some buildings.The 6.

Strong quake hits south Philippines, injuries reported

Manila - A 6.6-magnitude quake struck the southern Philippines Tuesday, authorities said, causing injuries and damaging buildings in a region still reeling from a previous deadly tremor.

Fake news sparks panic among Indonesia quake victims

Jakarta - Thousands of Indonesians are still in shelters nearly two weeks after a deadly earthquake sparked a stream of fake news and hoaxes warning that an even bigger disaster was looming, the government said Monday.

Strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake off Chile coast: USGS

Santiago - A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off the coast of Chile on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 30: govt

Jakarta - The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands rose to 30 on Sunday, including several toddlers, the disaster agency said.

Mass prayer marks one year since Indonesia quake-tsunami disaster

Palu - Thousands attended a mass prayer in the devastated Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, one year after a quake-tsunami swallowed up whole neighbourhoods and killed more than 4,000 people.Many in the crowd sobbed as they remembered victims of the 7.

Indonesia quake death toll lowered to 19: disaster agency

Jakarta - The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands was revised downwards to 19 on Friday, the disaster agency said, lowering its previous figure of 23 killed.

Shallow tremor rocks quake-hit area of Pakistan

Mirpur - A shallow tremor Thursday sent terrified residents of northeastern Pakistan onto the streets, days after a powerful quake killed 38 people and caused widespread damage in the area.

Four dead after strong quake rocks eastern Indonesia

Ambon - Four people have died after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia's remote Maluku islands Thursday, destroying homes and triggering landslides that buried at least one of the victims.

Strong 6.5 magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia: USGS

Jakarta - A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Thursday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Rescuers scramble to reach survivors as Pakistan quake toll climbs

Jatlan - Rescuers battled along badly damaged roads and combed through toppled buildings Wednesday to reach victims of an earthquake that killed at least 38 people and injured hundreds more in northeast Pakistan.

Death toll in Pakistan quake climbs to 22 as rescuers assess damage

Mirpur - Rescue workers battled on Wednesday to reach people affected by a shallow earthquake that rocked northeast Pakistan a day earlier, killing at least 22 people and injuring hundreds more as it tore roads apart and felled buildings.

Puerto Rico awaits Tropical Storm Karen after major earthquake

Tropical Storm Karen was expected to pass near or over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Tuesday afternoon, bringing heavy winds, torrential rainfall, flash flooding, and mudslides just hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted the region.

19 killed, dozens wounded as Pakistan jolted by shallow 5.2 quake

Mirpur - At least 19 people have been killed and 300 injured after a shallow earthquake rattled northeastern Pakistan, tearing car-sized cracks into roads and heavily damaging infrastructure.

Strong earthquake in Albania damages buildings and sends residents fleeing

Tirana - Albania was rattled by its strongest earthquake in decades Saturday, officials said, sending people fleeing into the streets in several cities, damaging buildings and triggering power cuts in the capital.The epicentre of the shallow 5.

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful quake off Java

Menteng Dua - Indonesian authorities lifted a tsunami warning late Friday after a powerful earthquake earlier struck off the southern coast of heavily populated Java island.The 6.9 magnitude quake registered at a depth 52.
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A fishing boat is noticeably out of place after being swept ashore during a massive tsunami that impacted this Japanese fishing port.
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A U.S. Air Force search and rescue crew survey an inlet in northeastern Japan
A U.S. Air Force search and rescue crew survey an inlet in northeastern Japan
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San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain, aerial view from 8500 feet altitude.
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Aftermath of the earthquake in Ya an  Sichuan Province  China on April 20  2013
Aftermath of the earthquake in Ya'an, Sichuan Province, China on April 20, 2013
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Footage of the devastation of the tsunami in Japan
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MOVEMENT: Map shows number and intensity of small earthquakes that have reverberated through the east San Francisco Bay Area since Saturday.
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6.0 magnitude earthquake at American Canyon, California
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SHAKER: Region affected by Tuesday's earthquake in California is shown.
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A destroyed house in the village of Borgo Sant'Antonio near Visso, central Italy pictured on October 27, 2016 after the region was hit by twin earthquakes
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Sacramento Str. 1906 after the San Franciso earthquake
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Fallen statue of William Rolleston outside the museum
A rescue mission of unprecedented proportions is underway in northeast Japan  where tens of thousand...
A rescue mission of unprecedented proportions is underway in northeast Japan, where tens of thousands people are feared dead following Japan's 8.9 earthquake and tsunami.
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Evacuees from Fukushima prefecture in gym in Hitachi City, Ibaraki prefecture.
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Scene from the YouTube video showing the village of Nuugaatsiaq, Greenland.
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The exterior walls of many buildings collapsed from the power of the 8.8 earthquake.
The exterior walls of many buildings collapsed from the power of the 8.8 earthquake.
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Napa's historic Pfeiffer Building, better known locally as the Sam Kee Laundry building, suffered major damage in the 6.0 earthquake that struck Aug. 24.
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Damage in Urayasu, Chiba prefecture, Japan, caused by liquefaction during March 11, 2011 earthquake.
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