Earthquakes

This photo released by Andina Agency shows residents in Chala, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, after an earthquake struck the area. The powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, officials said. (Andina Agency via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 11:54 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the early morning quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centered 25 miles...
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January 14, 2018 - 10:34 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Peru earthquake (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Officials in Peru say this morning's powerful earthquake so far has caused one reported death and 57 injuries. The magnitude 7.1 quake also knocked down adobe homes in small, rural towns and forced closure of some roads...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 photo, a bullhorn preacher evangelizes to the passing residents of the Caradeux refugee camp set up nearly eight years ago for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Just before 5 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2010 a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many of those left homeless, life hasn’t yet returned to normal. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
January 13, 2018 - 12:00 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many of those left homeless, life hasn't yet returned to normal. In the Delmas district in the north...
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Haitians perform a voodoo ceremony before the start of a memorial service honoring the victims of the 2010 earthquake, at Titanyen, a mass burial site north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. The magnitude 7.0 earthquake, which killed an estimated 300,000 people and displaced more than 1 million, was on the minds of many as President Jovenel Moise and others prepared for a solemn memorial on Friday to mark the 8th anniversary. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
January 12, 2018 - 3:57 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa at an Oval Office meeting held on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, one of the...
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Map locates eight quakes along Iran-Iraq border; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
January 11, 2018 - 7:12 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A series of eight earthquakes hit the Iran-Iraq border area and rattled Baghdad on Thursday, apparent aftershocks of a temblor that struck the mountainous region in November and killed over 530 people. Four people suffered minor injuries in Iran, state television reported. The U...
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January 06, 2018 - 4:14 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A magnitude 3.5 earthquake has occurred in a rural area south of San Antonio. According to a preliminary report from the U.S. Geological Survey, seismic activity was first detected Saturday morning. The earthquake was centered about 16 miles southwest of Poth, which has a...
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January 06, 2018 - 11:13 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media is reporting that a magnitude 5.1 earthquake has jolted the country's western province of Kermanshah. Semi-official ISNA news agency says the temblor rocked the Kurdish town of Sarpol-e Zahab, about 520 kilometers, or 320 miles, west of Tehran on Saturday. It says...
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January 04, 2018 - 6:03 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook San Francisco Bay Area residents out of their slumber early Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Berkeley, California. The earthquake had a preliminary depth of 8 miles (13...
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January 03, 2018 - 5:30 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A series of small earthquakes around Mount St. Helens in Washington state startled residents as far away as Portland, Oregon, and Seattle early Wednesday. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network said a magnitude-3.9 quake hit around 12:38 a.m. Dozens of people throughout the region...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:32 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians protesting the country's strained economy gathered in Tehran and another major city on Friday, for the second day of spontaneous, unsanctioned demonstrations placing pressure on President Hassan Rouhani's government. The semi-official Fars news agency reported that...
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