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Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

A strong earthquake set off landslides and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens. In the capital, hospital patients were evacuated and terrified people ...

Strong quake hits eastern Taiwan: USGS

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Monday in Taiwan's east, 38 kilometers south of Hualien city, the US Geological Survey said.

Expert takes stock of three years of marsquake measurements

NASA's InSight lander successfully touched down on Mars on 26 November 2018. Seventy Martian days later, the seismometer—called SEIS—deployed on the surface of Mars began recording the Red Planet's tremors. It has registered ...

NASA's InSight records monster quake on Mars

NASA's InSight Mars lander has detected the largest quake ever observed on another planet: an estimated magnitude 5 temblor that occurred on May 4, 2022, the 1,222nd Martian day, or sol, of the mission. This adds to the catalog ...

Offshore earthquake shakes Taiwan; no danger of tsunami

A strong earthquake struck off the east coast of Taiwan on Monday, shaking buildings in the capital, Taipei. No serious damage or injuries were reported, and authorities said there was no danger of a tsunami.

Residents survey damage after powerful Japan quake

People in northeast Japan were cleaning up and surveying the damage on Thursday after a powerful 7.4-magnitude quake derailed a bullet train, opened cracks in highways and initially cut power to over two million homes.

Powerful quake rattles Japan, tsunami advisory issued

A powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted eastern Japan on Wednesday night, rattling the capital Tokyo and prompting a tsunami advisory for parts of the northeast coast near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Experts puzzled by continuing South Carolina earthquakes

Yet more earthquakes have struck near South Carolina's capital city, the ninth and tenth in a series of rumblings that have caused geologists to wonder how long the convulsions might last, or if they could possibly portend ...

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