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Getty Images – STOCK (TAIWAN) —  A magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred in Taiwan at 7:58 a.m. local time, with an epicenter in eastern Hualien,Taiwan. It was followed by a 6.5M earthquake a short while later, according to the U.S. Geological Society. There is no information about injuries, fatalities or the overall scope of destruction from […]

This map released by the USGS shows the epicenter of the earthquake new Pargue, Oklahoma, on Feb. 2, 2024. (USGS) (OKLAHOMA) — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Oklahoma late Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake’s rating would tie it for the fourth largest rating in state history. The epicenter […]

John Elk III/Getty Images (NEPAL) — A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Nepal just before midnight on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 5.6 magnitude quake had a depth of 17.9 kilometers (11.12 miles) near the mountain town of Jumla. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2023, ABC […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken Western Afghanistan, just days after two quakes of the same magnitude left more than 1,200 dead. The quake struck 28 kilometers (17.39 miles) Northwest of Herāt, Afghanistan, according to the United States Geological Survey, which monitors worldwide earthquakes. No details were immediately available on the […]

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck near the Alaska Peninsula late Saturday. Preliminary data placed the quake about 55 miles southwest of Sand Point, Alaska, the National Weather Service said. It had initially been measured at a magnitude of 7.4, the United States Geological Survey said on Twitter. It struck […]

Sameer Al-doumy/AFP via Getty Images (SAMANDAG, Turkey) — A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled Turkey on Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, even as the country is still cleaning up from one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The quake was centered near the southern city of Samandag, located in Hatay province, which […]

Gary S Chapman/Getty Images (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the suburbs of Buffalo, New York, early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The center of the quake was near West Seneca, officials said. Shaking was felt as far north as Niagara Falls and as far sound as south to Orchard […]

Gary S Chapman/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Malibu, California, at about 2 a.m. on Wednesday, U.S. Geological Survey officials said. Good morning Southern California! Did you feel the magnitude 4.2 earthquake about 10 miles south of Malibu Beach at 2:03 am? The #ShakeAlert system was activated. See: […]