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Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

Philippine Earthquake Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Bohol is world famous for being the residence of one of the Philippines’ most popular tourist attractions-the Chocolate Hills, a unique geological formation of over 1200 hills which are spread ...

Breaking News: Earthquake hits Cook Strait, New Zealand

Earthquake Breaking News: Earthquake hits Cook Strait, New Zealand

By eTN Staff Writer

(eTN) – Cook Strait, located between the North and South Islands of New Zealand, has been struck by a 6.9 Richter Scale earthquake, the United States Geological Survey has said.

Earthquake strikes northern Italy - one injured, dozens evacuated

Earthquake In Italy Earthquake strikes northern Italy - one injured, dozens evacuated

MILAN, Italy - At least one person was injured and dozens evacuated after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck north-central Italy on Friday.

Strong earthquake rocks tourist island Crete, Greece

5,8 earthquake in Greece Strong earthquake rocks tourist island Crete, Greece

A strong 5,8 earthquake was measured in Greece Sunday night.

Magnitute 6.2 earthquake rocks southern Iran

Earthquake In Iran Magnitute 6.2 earthquake rocks southern Iran

Strong earthquake rocks Southern Iran.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time 11 May 2013 02:08:14 UTC

11 May 2013 06:38:15 near epicenter

1700 individual tourists and 38 tour groups evacuated from quake-hit region

Earthquake in China 1700 individual tourists and 38 tour groups evacuated from quake-hit region

BEIJING, China - Over 1,700 individual tourists and 38 tour groups in Southwest China's Ya'an city have been evacuated safely after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the region on Saturday, tourism ...

6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Leshan, China

Strong Earthquake In China 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Leshan, China

Powerful earthquake has struck Sichuan region in western China.

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their ...

No big damage expected after major earthquake in Taiwan

Travelers to Taiwan Earthquake No big damage expected after major earthquake in Taiwan

A strong earthquake has been felt throughout Taiwan. Most earthquake don't cause casualties or damage. So far no damages had been reported.

Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

tsunami warning issued Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

The US Geological Survey reported a strong 8.0-magnitude quake struck the Santa Cruz Islands in the South Pacific today February 6, 2013 at 01:12:23 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

Earthquake rocks Peru's tourist region of Cusco

Earthquake In Peru Earthquake rocks Peru's tourist region of Cusco

LIMA, Peru - A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook Peru's tourist region of Cusco, home to the Inca site Machu Picchu, though there were no immediate reports of damage, seismologists said Sunday.

Major earthquake in Miramar felt in Thailand

Aftershocks remain strong Major earthquake in Miramar felt in Thailand

By Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand

(eTN) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared ...

Strong 7.4 earthquake rocks Guatemala

Quake strikes off Pacific Coast Strong 7.4 earthquake rocks Guatemala

(eTN) - According to the US Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center, a 7.4 quake struck off the Pacific Coast of Guatemala on November 7, 2012 at 1635 UTC.

Christchurch launches campaign to lure back Australian tourists

Christchurch Reimagined Tourism Campain Christchurch launches campaign to lure back Australian tourists

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Christchurch is launching a campaign to lure Australian visitors back to the earthquake-ravaged city, the same day New Zealanders are being urged to dive under their ...

Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Baja Peninsula

Mexico's Baja Peninsula Hit By Earthquake Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Baja Peninsula

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico's Baja Peninsula Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Costa Rica rocked by 7.6 earthquake

No tsunami warning Costa Rica rocked by 7.6 earthquake

By eTN Staff Writer

(eTN) - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 14:42:10 UTC today, Wednesday, September 5, 2012, off the northwest coast, according to a report from the US Geological Survey.

Death toll from Italian earthquake rises to 17

Earthquake in northern Italy Death toll from Italian earthquake rises to 17

MEDOLLA, Italy - The death toll from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy rose to 17 after the discovery of another body, officials said Wednesday, as questions were asked about why ...

Italy quake leaves thousands of survivors huddled in tents and cars

Says one survivor, Our history has collapsed Italy quake leaves thousands of survivors huddled in tents and cars

By Barbie Nadeau, For CNN

FINALE EMILIA, Italy - Aftershocks rattled Italy's industrial heartland throughout Sunday evening following a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck around 4:00 am.

Japan:  A WTTC affair to remember

Japanese Hospitality Japan: A WTTC affair to remember

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

It is now common knowledge that not only did Japan successfully host this year’s World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, but it managed to bring new elements to the annual ...

6.9 quake rocks Gulf of California

Less than 100 miles from the town of Guerrero Negro 6.9 quake rocks Gulf of California

Mexico's Gulf of California were rocked by two strong earthquakes at magnitudes of 6.9 and 6.2, occurring just minutes apart early Thursday morning at 12:16 am and 12:06 am local time.

Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

International goodwill Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

By Rita Payne

Professor Tomohiko Taniguchi is on a tour of Europe in his role as Japan's "Kizuna Ambassador" to speak about his country's recovery after the great East Japan earthquake.

Okinawa’s role in leading Japan in tourism risk management preparedness

Tourism: OK in Okinawa Okinawa’s role in leading Japan in tourism risk management preparedness

By David Beirman, eTN Tourism Security Expert

(eTN) - On the days immediately before, during and after the first anniversary of the March 11 , 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Japan engaged in days of soul-searching and reflection on the events ...

Mexico shaken by big 7.6 quake

No injuries or serious damage Mexico shaken by big 7.6 quake

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's capital today, as reported by the US Geological Survey. Mexico's president, Felipe Calderon, said in a tweet that the magnitude was 7.8.

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Japan, Tokyo

Tokyo rocked by strong earthquake Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Japan, Tokyo

Strong earthquake rocked eastern Japan on Sunday, according to US Geological Survey report.

Expert shares tips from living 10 years off the grid

Survival Tips Expert shares tips from living 10 years off the grid

By eTN Staff Writer

Some scoff at doomsday prophecies, but this year alone, millions of people have endured catastrophes of seeming apocalyptic proportions. Consider:

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