earthquake

Number of missing at Italy avalanche-struck hotel rises to 24

The number of people still missing in a central Italian mountain hotel that was buried by a massive avalanche earlier in the week has risen to 24, officials said Sunday.

Major earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, but no tsunami risk

A tsunami warning was lifted Sunday after fears were raised following a major earthquake between Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Five dead, 23 missing after avalanche hits Italian hotel

The death toll in an avalanche that buried a hotel in Italy earlier this week has risen to five and 23 people are still missing, officials told dpa on Saturday.

Four more survivors, two dead in Italian hotel hit by avalanche

The death toll in an avalanche that buried a hotel in quake-stricken Italy earlier this week has risen to four, but rescue operations continue with four more survivors recovered, firefighters said...

Woman, four children pulled from Italian avalanche-struck hotel

A woman and four children were extracted alive from the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday, days after it was struck by an avalanche, Civil Protection Department chief Fabrizio Curcio confirmed...

Report: Eight survivors, two children found in Italy hotel

Italian rescuers located a total of eight survivors, including two girls, at a central Italian hotel that was engulfed by an avalanche, local media report police as saying.

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes near the Solomon Islands

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey.

Officials: Two dead, two rescued after avalanche hits hotel in Italy

Two people have been confirmed dead after an avalanche engulfed a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy overnight, Civil Protection Emergency Department head Titti Postiglione told reporters on...

One dead after central Italy hit by series of quakes

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said no lives were lost after four powerful tremors shook central Italy on Wednesday.

Quakes shake snowbound central Italy

Three powerful tremors shook central Italy Wednesday, the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) reported Wednesday.

7.2 magnitude earthquake near Fiji

A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck south of Fiji in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday morning.

Record-breaking 32,828 quakes hit New Zealand in 2016

New Zealand seismologists have dubbed 2016 “the Groundbreaker” after the country was shaken by 32,828 earthquakes, including two tremors greater than magnitude 7.0.

Eastern Indonesia hit by 6.6-magnitude earthquake

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near Indonesia’s Sumba Island, the Indonesian geophysics agency said.

Japan hit by powerful earthquake, no danger of tsunami

Eastern Japan was rocked by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday, according to seismologists.

Strong quake jolts Chile, power outages reported

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck early Sunday in southern Chile, briefly setting off a tsunami alert on the southern Pacific Coast of South America.