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Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania

Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania

At least four people died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana and surrounding region early on Tuesday, causing several buildings to collapse and burying residents in the rubble.

Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21

Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21

The death toll in two powerful quakes that struck the southern Philippines in the past week has risen to 21, authorities said Sunday, as survivors struggled to access food and water.

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari and Khuzestan provinces, west Iran, causing material damages.

Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday, sparking panic across the city, causing several strong aftershocks, minor injuries and building evacuations.

Strong earthquake hits Albania, damage reported

Strong earthquake hits Albania, damage reported

A strong earthquake hit Albania Saturday afternoon, forcing residents into the street in several cities, triggering power cuts in the capital and the collapse of some buildings in a nearby village.

Four dead, several injured after powerful quake rocks Indonesia

Four dead, several injured after powerful quake rocks Indonesia

Four people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island

Tsunami warning as powerful quake hits southwest Indonesia

Tsunami warning as powerful quake hits southwest Indonesia

A powerful earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's heavily populated Java island Friday

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

A strong, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes.

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake

High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people.

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings.

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 13 dead and 199 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings.