Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes Indonesia; no tsunami warning issued despite series of aftershocks
An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 174 kilometres north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands on Sunday, followed by a series of aftershocks, but with no tsunami risk, the US Geological Survey said.
A series of strong aftershocks have hindered search and rescue efforts on Thursday for victims and survivors of a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in Taiwan.
Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey
Hundreds of people awoke in emergency shelters in Italy on Thursday after fleeing their homes following a series of strong quakes in the same region struck by a devastating tremor two months ago.
As search and rescue operations continued for the seventh day, the toll due to the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 rose to 7,040 on Saturday, officials said.
India is sending disaster-response teams, medical aid and food supplies to Nepal, which was hit by a powerful earthquake on Saturday.
Aftershocks continue to shake Nepal as death toll tops 2500: Hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off
Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts on Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of desperate Nepalese spent a second night in the open in the early hours of Monday, unable to return to homes either flattened by Saturday's devastating earthquake or at risk of collapsing in a series of powerful aftershocks.
The quake lasted for 9 seconds, and was followed by two aftershocks.