The epicenter is a rural area of western Oaxaca state near the Pacific coast and the border with Guerrero state.
By Taijing Wu, Associated Press
Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously.
A series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions struck the Pacific Rim late Monday and early Tuesday.
By Joshua Barajas
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck Java, the most populous Indonesian island, minutes before midnight Friday, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey.
By Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
For 300 million years faults showed no activity, and then wastewater injections from oil and gas wells came along.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Roy Moore is refusing to drop out of a Senate special election in Alabama despite pressure from top Republicans. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it would be up to the people of that state, but…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump called for major changes to the Republican plans for tax reform via Twitter, including an end to the health insurance mandate under the Affordable Care Act. Also, a powerful earthquake in Iran, near…
By Larisa Epatko
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the northern Iran-Iraq border region Sunday, killing more than 400 people in both countries and injuring thousands.
Earthquakes can now be caused by people thanks to fracking, drilling and wastewater disposal. A new database shows how common these human-made earthquakes are.
By PBS NewsHour
In our News Wrap Monday, the death toll in the wake of Mexico’s earthquake reached at least 324. As crews in Mexico City continue to search for survivors through rubble, officials cleared 103 of the city’s 9,000 schools as safe…
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