First responders in Taiwan are searching through rubble for survivors after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the island Sunday, triggering fears of a tsunami in Japan.
A tsunami warning was issued Sunday after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in eastern Papua New Guinea killed at least five people prompting missionaries to rescue injured survivors, authorities said.
Second Amendment activists, armed with the Supreme Court’s ruling on the right to carry firearms for self-defense, are rushing to lower courts to challenge laws including age restrictions on handgun purchases and bans on some types of firearms.
Sri Lanka has urged its citizens overseas to send home money after announcing a default on its $51 billion foreign debt amid anti-government protests.
Tonga says it has been hit by an “unprecedented disaster,” with the government confirming at least three deaths following an underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami.
An underwater volcano eruption in the Pacific Ocean nation of Tonga sent ash 100,000 feet (30 kilometers) high, rattling the region and coastal areas worldwide, with tsunamis and earthquakes injuring or killing people globally.
Damage wrought by Hurricane Ida in the US state of Louisiana and the flash floods that hit Europe last summer helped make 2021 one of the most expensive years for natural disasters, reinsurance company Munich Re said Monday.
U.S. health regulators on Wednesday authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans will be able to take at home to head off the worst effects of the virus.
Indonesia lifted a tsunami alert Tuesday following a magnitude 7.3 undersea earthquake that struck off Flores Island, triggering panic in a region prone to fatal quakes but apparently causing no damage or casualties.
Oregon experienced a series of more than 50 earthquakes all ranging in magnitude this week, but experts say the seismic activity is nothing to be alarmed about.
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An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck some 63 km (39 miles) east of Pondaguitan in the Philippines, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and the U.S. Tsunami Warning System issued a tsunami warning.
Alaska on Wednesday night was hit with one of the strongest earthquakes it has experienced since 1965, the Washington Examiner reports. There were no reports of injuries or serious damage, although this was the third major earthquake to hit Alaska in the last 18 months.
Japan announced Tuesday that it plans to dump 1 million tons of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, Business Insider reports. Set to be implemented in 2023, the plan is part of an ongoing effort to deal with the 2011 tsunami-triggered disaster at the plant.
A long-dormant volcano erupted and sent streams of lava flowing down southwestern Iceland for the first time in 800 years Friday.
Officials in New Zealand on Friday downgraded a tsunami warning after multiple powerful earthquakes struck off the coast earlier in the day.
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Saturday off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, which was home to one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters almost a decade ago.
Christian survivors of a massive earthquake in heavily Islamic Indonesia urgently need food, blankets, suitable tents, and other essentials, aid workers said Sunday.
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Saturday off the coast of Antarctica, with authorities issuing a tsunami warning for Chile’s Eduardo Frei base on the frigid continent, emergency officials said.
Indonesian rescuers retrieved more bodies of a massive earthquake that killed scores of people in a nation already coping with a string of disasters.