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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).

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.

What’s next for Haiti tourism?

Before last week's earthquake, Haiti was just beginning to capitalize on the weather, location and tropical scenery that have turned many of its Caribbean neighbors into vacation paradises.

Great quake hits South Pacific, tsunami warning issued

PORT-VILA – An 8.1-magnitude quake hit the Santa Cruz islands in the South Pacific early Thursday, seismologists said, and a tsunami warning had been issued for Vanuatu and other nearby countries.

Hundreds of Humboldt squid washed ashore in La Jolla

It was an odd start to the morning Saturday in La Jolla, Calif.First, residents were jostled out of bed at 7.34 a.m. by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that was centered 19 miles out in the ocean.

Sichuan Quake ruins could become tourist zone

BEIJING – The government of China's southwestern Sichuan province plans to turn areas devastated by the May 12 earthquake into a tourist attractrion.

China’s quake-battered Sichuan reopens 13 cities to tourists

CHENGDU - Quake-battered Sichuan Province reopened 13 cities and prefectures to tourists on Saturday in a move to revive its once-booming travel industry.The cities are Zigong, Panzhihua, Luzhou, Suining, Neijiang, Leshan, Nanchong, Yibin, Guang'an, Dazhou, Meishan, Ziyang and Liangshan, according to the provincial tourism bureau.

Quake results in 53.4 bln yuan in losses to China tourism

BEIJING - China's tourism sector has lost 53.4 billion yuan (7.6 billion U.S. dollars) from the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Sichuan Province on May 12.According to the China Tourism Administration, 54 people, including one from Taiwan and 53 mainland tourists, were killed in Sichuan. Another 25 were injured, while 55,487 were held back.

Tourists safe after China quake

Nineteen UK tourists who were visiting a region in China when a massive earthquake struck have been found safe, the British ambassador says.Fourteen were flown from the Wolong area in Sichuan, famed for its panda reserve, to Chengdu, with five due to fly out later, Sir William Ehrman said.

Air China sends planes for stranded tourists in quake-hit Sichuan

CHONGQING - The Chongqing branch of Air China on Wednesday sent four Boeing 737s to pick up stranded tourists in Jiuzhaigou, a tourist attraction in quake-hit Sichuan Province, the company said.