earthquakes in Asia - updates

Rappler's latest stories on earthquakes in Asia


Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Russia's Kuril Islands – USGS

Mar 25, 2020 - 1:46 PM

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says 'only very small tsunami waves were generated by this earthquake and there is no further threat'

Strong 6.1 earthquake off coast of Fiji

Jan 14, 2017 - 3:52 PM

The quake was centered 152 kilometers southwest of Nadi and 238 kilometers from the capital Suva at a depth of 10 kilometers

The wRap Indonesia: Jokowi meets Obama, deadly South Asia quake

Oct 27, 2015 - 7:57 AM

Other stories include warships arriving to help haze victims and updates on Asia stocks

US VISIT. Indonesian president Joko Widodo arrives in the United States. Photo from Widodo's Facebook

Eerie silence from quake zone close to Istanbul - study

Jun 19, 2013 - 7:20 AM

A segment of the notorious North Anatolian fault has been worryingly quiet in recent years which may point to a buildup in tension scientists said

A file picture dated 25 June 2007 shows a ferry passing the Bosphorus front of Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo by Kerim Okten/EPA

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Solomons - USGS

Jun 05, 2013 - 2:49 PM

The tremor at a depth of 64 kilometers 39 miles hit in the Santa Cruz Islands some 89 km south of the remote town of Lata