A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico, killing at least 16 people in the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century.
Scientists freely acknowledge they don't know everything about how global warming affects hurricanes, but what they do know is enough to keep them up at night.
Japan pauses to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated its northeastern coast, as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home.
An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told AFP on Tuesday.
Scientists suggest that at least two huge tsunamis once swept across the Red Planet, triggered by large impacts.
A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine people. The magnitude-7.1 quake at a depth of 10km (6 miles) hit at 01:25 on Saturday (16:25 GMT on Friday). A second - smaller - quake hit later. A tsunami warning was issued, but has now been lifted.
An eight-month-old baby has been rescued from a flattened house with no visible injuries after an earthquake in Japan.
Japan is marking the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes off Japan's south-western coast, triggering a small tsunami.
A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Chile, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach Japan.
A strong earthquake shakes Tokyo, knocking books from shelves, but authorities say there is no risk of a tsunami.
Cracks have started to appear on parts of the Chittagong city embankments from being hit by the mighty waves of the Bay of Bengal.
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor under new safety rules following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast, shaking buildings in Tokyo, an AFP correspondent reports.
Earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shakes Tokyo and surrounding areas, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency says.
Here is a list of the largest earthquakes around the world since the 1900’s according to their intensity on Richter scale and casualties.
A strong earthquake rattles Taiwan and small islands in the far south of Japan, official monitoring sites said, briefly prompting a warning for a 1-metre tsunami for the Okinawa island chain.