Two strong earthquakes hours apart struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday, killing at least eight people, injuring about 60 and damaging ancestral houses famous among tourists.
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press
California is spending more than $16 million to install thousands of quake-detecting sensors statewide after two large earthquakes shook the state.
By John Rogers, Robert Jablon, Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press
No, according to geologists.
By Nsikan Akpan
A widely felt magnitude 5.4 quake before dawn Friday was the strongest aftershock thus far.
By John Antczak, Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The 6.4 magnitude quake struck near in the Mojave Desert, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, near the town of Ridgecrest, California.
By Rachel D'Oro, Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska’s largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.
By Rachel D'Oro, Dan Joling, Associated Press
Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or take cover under desks and triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground…
Authorities and aid agencies feared the death toll of 844 would rise once they assessed the damage in more remote locations.
In our news wrap Friday, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake off Indonesia sparked a devastating tsunami. A wave up to 10 feet high crashed into the coast of Sulawesi, washing away homes and leaving an unknown number of people missing in…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.