Having witnesses a seismic event measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale on Christmas Day, tourism authorities in Chile have been quick to state tourism in the destination is unaffected. With an epicentre at Quellón, to the south of Chiloé Island, the affected area is more than a thousand kilometres from the nation’s capital of Santiago.
An earthquake has struck central Italy killing at least 73 people and leaving dozens more trapped under rubble. Damage from the 6.2 quake was centred on the town of Amatrice, while a family of four are also believed to have been killed by collapsing rubble in the nearby town of Accumoli.
United Airlines today announced that it will work with its disaster relief partners the American Red Cross, Americares, Airlink and Operation USA to provide aid to those affected by the earthquake in Nepal
A tsunami has hit the Solomon Islands after a strong earthquake struck the south Pacific region. Warnings were briefly in place for several Pacific nations following the 8.0 magnitude earthquake.
A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Costa Rica, according to reports from the United States Geological Survey. The quake was centred about 38 miles south of Liberia, Costa Rica, at a depth of 11.8 miles.
Four people have died and dozens injured in a 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Northern Italy which hit at 4am local time, 22 miles north of the city of Bologna. It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck at a relatively shallow depth of 6.3 miles (10km), according to the US Geological Survey.
A tsunami watch which was declared earlier today after two earthquakes hit Indonesia’s Aceh province has now been cancelled, according to reports.
As many as 239 people are thought to have perished in an earthquake in the Van region of Turkey. A further 1,300 people are still missing following the 7.2 magnitude quake on Sunday.
The recovery effort is underway in the Indian state of Sikkim following a powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck on Sunday night killing at least 63 people.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has rocked the East coast of the United States, with transport connections across the region disrupted. The epicentre of the quake was registered was just a few miles from the two-reactor North Anna nuclear power plant in Mineral, Virginia, 80 miles south-west of Washington.
At least three people have been killed and 80 injured after an earthquake measuring 5.9 struck north-west Turkey, around 300km west of the capital Ankara. The tremor struck just before midnight local time and centred on the town of Simav, in Kutahya province.