A powerful earthquake struck a remote border region of Afghanistan overnight killing at least 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more, officials said Wednesday, with the toll expected to rise as desperate rescuers dig through collapsed dwellings.
A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico, killing at least 16 people in the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century.
A week after Ecuador's devastating earthquake, President Rafael Correa has said the number of fatalities has risen to 646.
A fresh tremor rattles Ecuador overnight, a 6.1 magnitude jolt that was the strongest aftershock since a lethal earthquake killed hundreds of people on Saturday. There was no immediate report of further damage.
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake has killed at least 77 people in Ecuador, Vice-President Jorge Glas says.A state of emergency is declared in six provinces and the National Guard is mobilised.
Greenland’s snow-white ice is getting darker and melting faster, according to a new study, published in the European Geosciences Union journal The Cryosphere.
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 14 people.
A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes northern Afghanistan, with tremors felt as far away as India, injuring 17 people.