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No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent ... Read More

8.0 Earthquake has potential to be devastating in Peru

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

A potential devastating earthquake measuring  8.0 just shook Peru at 7.41 UTC time. However, the remoteness of the epic center ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. ... Read More

Second strong earthquake strikes central Philippines on Tuesday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a 6.1-magnitude quake rattled the country’s north ... Read More

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

editor editor- April 2, 2019

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Rats Islands located in the Aleutians Islands in Alaska today, April 2, 2019, at ... Read More

Strong 6.3 earthquake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami warning so far

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

A 6.3 magnitude quake struck 64 km east of Luganville on Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday, ... Read More

No tsunami warning after strong earthquake south of the Kermadec Islands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south of the Kermadec Islands today. No tsunami is expected as a result of the quake. ... Read More

Massive 7.0 earthquake recorded in Peru

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 1, 2019

A massive 7.0 earthquake shook a remote part in the Peruvian Andes this morning. Damage is expected to be light ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of ... Read More

Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area

editor editor- January 22, 2019

A huge 6.7 earthquake shook up the Prince Edward Islands area about an hour ago at 19:01:43 UTC, January 22, ... Read More

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

editor editor- January 15, 2019

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu at 18:06:36 UTC today, January 15, 2019. Read More

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

According to the US Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 107 miles north-north-west of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. ... Read More

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2019

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 173 km north-northwest of the island of Ternate at a depth ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel ... Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. It was later downgraded ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches ... Read More

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

editor editor- December 20, 2018

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit the Russia region of Komandorskiye Ostrova today, December 20, 2018, at 17:01:54 UTC. The quake ... Read More

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

editor editor- December 10, 2018

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that was initially reported as a 7.5, struck near the South Sandwich Islands near Antarctica today, December ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, ... Read More

U.S. Territory Guam struck by major earthquake

editor editor- September 17, 2014

Guam was just hit by a 7.1 earthquake at 6:14 am UTC time Wednesday. Read More

Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

editor editor- February 6, 2013

The US Geological Survey reported a strong 8.0-magnitude quake struck the Santa Cruz Islands in the South Pacific today February ... Read More

6.9 quake rocks Gulf of California

editor editor- April 13, 2012

Mexico's Gulf of California were rocked by two strong earthquakes at magnitudes of 6.9 and 6.2, occurring just minutes apart ... Read More

What’s next for Haiti tourism?

editor editor- January 20, 2010

Before last week's earthquake, Haiti was just beginning to capitalize on the weather, location and tropical scenery that have turned ... Read More

Great quake hits South Pacific, tsunami warning issued

editor editor- October 8, 2009

PORT-VILA – An 8.1-magnitude quake hit the Santa Cruz islands in the South Pacific early Thursday, seismologists said, and a ... Read More

Hundreds of Humboldt squid washed ashore in La Jolla

editor editor- July 14, 2009

It was an odd start to the morning Saturday in La Jolla, Calif. First, residents were jostled out of bed ... Read More

Sichuan Quake ruins could become tourist zone

editor editor- August 22, 2008

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

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

editor editor- June 16, 2008

CHENGDU - Quake-battered Sichuan Province reopened 13 cities and prefectures to tourists on Saturday in a move to revive its ... Read More

Quake results in 53.4 bln yuan in losses to China tourism

editor editor- June 5, 2008

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 ... Read More

Tourists safe after China quake

editor editor- May 16, 2008

Nineteen UK tourists who were visiting a region in China when a massive earthquake struck have been found safe, the ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 15, 2008

CHONGQING - The Chongqing branch of Air China on Wednesday sent four Boeing 737s to pick up stranded tourists in ... Read More