Latest Earthquakes News

No injuries as 4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles

Sep. 18, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area Friday night, but there weren't any immediate reports of major damage or injuries. The magnitude-4.3 quake struck shortly after 7:58 p.m. and was centered near Carson, about 21...

UN: Tens of thousands await help 1 month after Haiti quake

Sep. 16, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tens of thousands of Haitians are still awaiting help more than a month after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the country’s southern region, a U.N. official said Thursday. Bruno Lemarquis, resident and humanitarian coordinator in Haiti,...

Threat of volcanic eruption puts Spanish island on alert

Sep. 16, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A series of small earthquakes in Spain’s Canary Islands has put authorities on alert for a possible volcanic eruption, with one official saying Thursday there is “intense seismic activity” in the area off northwest Africa. Authorities have detected...

Southwest China earthquake collapses homes, kills at least 3

Sep. 16, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — An earthquake destroyed houses, killed at least three people and injured dozens Thursday in southwest China's Sichuan province. Rescue work was underway following the magnitude 6.0 earthquake. It struck at 4:33 a.m. at a depth of 10...

Chinese state media say an earthquake collapsed homes, killed at least 2 people and injured dozens in Sichuan province

Sep. 15, 2021 22:00 PM EDT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say an earthquake collapsed homes, killed at least 2 people and injured dozens in Sichuan province.

At least 1 dead, 10 missing in landslide near Mexico City

Sep. 11, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

TLALNEPANTLA, Mexico (AP) — Rescuers planned to resume the search Saturday for victims of a landslide that brought tons of massive boulders down on a steep hillside neighborhood outside Mexico City, killing at least one person and leaving 10 missing. The operation is...

Cleanup begins in Acapulco after strong earthquake

Sep. 08, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Residents of Acapulco began cleaning up broken glass and chunks of plaster Wednesday as they took in the full impact of a magnitude 7 earthquake centered nearby that shook most of southern Mexico, killing one person. Many people slept outside...

Powerful earthquake near Mexico's Acapulco kills at least 1

Sep. 08, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one person and causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City hundreds of kilometers away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a...

Earthquake causes buildings to sway in Mexico City

Sep. 07, 2021 21:53 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Earthquake causes buildings to sway in Mexico City.

President's murder inquiry slow amid Haiti's multiple crises

Sep. 01, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — In the nearly two months since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated, Haiti has suffered a devastating earthquake and a drenching tropical storm, the twin natural disasters deflecting attention from the man-made one that preceded them. ...