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The 8.1-magnitude quake was the third to strike the area on Friday morning local time, according to the New Zealand National Emergency Management Agency. The Kermadec Islands are 500–620 miles northeast of New Zealand’s North Island. The East Coast of the North Island from the Bay of Islands to Whangarei, from Matata to Tolaga Bay …

TOKYO — A large earthquake shook a broad area across eastern Japan late Saturday night, with its epicenter off the coast of Fukushima, near where three nuclear reactors melted down after a quake and tsunami nearly 10 years ago. As of Sunday morning, no deaths had been reported from the quake, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga …

Flooding in South Kalimantan has killed more than a dozen people and displaced tens of thousands. Rescue workers are still looking for several missing and feared buried under the mud 10 days after landslides tore through a village in West Java. And divers continue to search for victims and crucial data in the wreckage of …

The epicenter of the quake was six kilometers (3.73 miles) northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Several thousand panicked residents fled their homes to seek safety after the quake, which did not trigger a tsunami warning but was felt strongly for about seven seconds, the statement said. The disaster …

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The strongest earthquake to hit southern New England in decades rattled homes and nerves Sunday morning, but didn’t cause any significant damage, authorities said. The 3.6 magnitude earthquake centered off the coast of New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Buzzards Bay struck just after 9 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake …

Breaking News String of quakes continues to rattle Imperial County WESTMORLAND, Cali. (KYMA, KECY) – A 4.9 magnitude quake is the latest and strongest earthquake to strike near Westmorland. It’s the latest in a string of more than 40 earthquakes to shake the Valley over the past 24 hours. Minutes after a preliminary 3.5-magnitude earthquake …

It hit at 11:39 p.m. local time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey reported. The earthquake shook buildings and rattled windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley areas. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and the …

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was reported late Friday night, rattling a wide swath of Southern California. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the 11:38 p.m. quake was felt across the region and as far as San Diego, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, which revised its magnitude downward after initial …

The U.S. Geological Survey is confirming a magnitude 4.0 earthquake near the Florida/Alabama line this morning. The earthquake was centered near Mount Carmel in northern Santa Rosa County. That’s about three miles north of Jay or six miles east of Century. NorthEscambia.com received hundreds of reports of the ground shaking and even motion of walls …

The quake, whose epicenter is in Alleghany County, was felt as far away as South Carolina and Georgia, according to social media posts. The USGS received reports from more than 300 miles away, in Atlanta. It struck about 8:07 a.m. ET. “It felt like a big locomotive going by and a big wave coming underneath …