More than 600 were injured in yesterday's 6.4 magnitude tremor, which led to several aftershocks.
Scientists have developed revolutionary material that could protect pilots from laser attacks.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology say the earthquake hit near the Banda Sea and said there is no tsunami threat to the country on the back of it.
Indonesia's geophysics agency said it has ended a tsunami warning that was triggered by a strong earthquake east of Sulawesi island.
Writing in the journal BioScience, Jeffrey Lovich of the US Geological Survey claims that 61% of the world’s turtle species are threatened with extinction.
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, days after a more powerful tremor hit the same area.
A powerful earthquake struck off Peru’s coast, tumbling homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said.
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border has killed more than 400 people and sent residents fleeing their homes into the night, authorities said.
Latest: A strong new earthquake has shaken Mexico as the country reels from two more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people.
Mexico's president says 22 people have died at a school that collapsed in the nation's capital due to Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
Latest: A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust.
Japan's defence minister has revealed North Korea's latest nuclear test was almost twice as big as first thought.
Former foreign secretary William Hague says threatening North Korea with "fire and fury" will not deter Kim Jong Un from continuing with his nuclear programme.
A strong earthquake has hit a mountainous region in south-western China near a famous national park, killing 13 people, injuring 175 others and crippling power and phone networks.
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake has hit southern Turkey.
There were no immediate reports of damage or deaths.
Faster-moving sea ice brought on by rapid global warming is adding to physiological stress for polar bears off the coast of Alaska, experts warn.
Back-to-back earthquakes have cracked small buildings and blocked roads with minor landslides in a Philippine resort province south of Manila.
Aftershocks have continued to hit central Italy after three earthquakes hit the region in the space of an hour, with tremors felt in the capital.
A powerful earthquake off the Japanese coast sent residents fleeing to higher ground and triggered worries about the Fukushima nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami five years ago.
Two strong aftershocks hit central Italy, destroying churches and homes and knocking out power, just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people.
A powerful earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has shaken central Burma, officials have said.
Latest: Italy's civil protection agency has upgraded the provisional death toll from Italy's 6.1-strength earthquake to 73.
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck central Italy, levelling buildings as people slept, with one mayor saying his town "isn't here any more".
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A young Irish nun killed in the earthquake in Ecuador was an inspirational example of womanhood, mourners at her funeral service have been told.
Two earthquakes have struck Mexico in the last number of hours.
A young Irish nun described by her family as a superstar died with five others in Saturday’s Ecuador earthquake as she tried to lead them to safety.
A second earthquake of magnitude 6.4 has struck southern Japan in the same area affected by another quake earlier.
A powerful earthquake struck northeast India and Bangladesh, killing at least 11 people and injuring nearly 200, with efforts to reach remote areas where people may be trapped hampered by severed power lines and telecommunication links.
Britain: A man who opened a parcel addressed to his new home was horrified to discover a large and potentially aggressive tarantula inside.
Thousands of fear-stricken people spent the night outdoors after a new earthquake killed dozens of people and spread more misery in Nepal.
A second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks spread panic in Nepal yesterday, bringing down buildings weakened by the first disaster and killing at least 66 people, including 17 in neighbouring India and one in Tibet.
A powerful earthquake which struck Nepal today has killed at least 876 people across four countries.
Never was the expression “where there’s muck there’s brass” more appropriate.
A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Indonesian waters and the Pacific Tsunami Warnings Centre says it has the potential to generate hazardous tsunami waves along nearby coasts.
A strong, shallow earthquake has shaken Yunnan province in south-west China, killing at least one person.
RAVENS, according to a study in the US state of Idaho, are changing their behaviour. These huge crows used to live only around mountains, desert anyons and sea cliffs. Now they are nesting on phone masts, buildings and steel towers.
An earthquake which rattled southern Greece today was widely felt in the capital Athens.
California is assessing the damage after a powerful earthquake struck the heart of the US state’s wine country, catching many people sound asleep.
A large earthquake rolled through California’s northern Bay Area yesterday, damaging some buildings, knocking out power to thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California’s San Francisco Bay area, officials said.
A magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii’s Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands, the US Geological Survey has reported.
Rescuers have found scores of survivors as they dug through homes shattered by an earthquake in southern China that killed at least 398 people and injured more than 1,800.
A strong earthquake in southern China’s Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes yesterday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.
A strong earthquake in south western China has killed at least 26 people and injured 79.
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