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    1. Rescue officials are urging B.C. residents to prepare for a major earthquake because many families are not aware of what they may need in an emergency situation. About 53 per cent of people in Canada do not have an emergency kit to sustain themselves for 72 hours after a major earthquake, say officials. Natural Resources Canada says there is a 30 per cent chance that a major earthquake will ...

    2. Earthquake: 3.6 quake strikes near Imperial

      Los Angeles TimesApr 28 09:48 PM

      A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Thursday morning one mile from Imperial, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:14 a.m. PDT at a depth of 8.7 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from El Centro, 10 miles from Brawley, and...

    3. “During the tenure of Fr. Robin (Dec. 1898- Sept. 1904), the great earthquake of 1900 took place and the eastern bell-tower collapsed due to it. It was later rebuilt,” reads the historical record of S...

    4. The earthquake that struck Nepal in late April 2015 was horrifying in scale: nearly 9,000 killed and almost a million homes destroyed. A year on, rebuilding has barely begun and thousands are still homeless and in need of help. While many have had to wait—and indeed, in some cases are still waiting—for the government and…

    5. Earthquake hits White Island

      Yahoo New Zealand via Yahoo!7 NewsMay 01 06:29 PM

      A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit near White Island, causing what GeoNet described as "weak shaking".

    6. Earthquake rocks southwest France, no casualties reported

      ANI via Yahoo! India NewsApr 28 05:28 AM

      Paris, Apr.28 (ANI): An earthquake measuring between 5.0 and 5.2 on the open-ended Richter Scale rocked parts of southwest France on Thursday. The earthquake's epicenter was located near the towns of La Rochelle and Rochefort in the French region of Charente-Maritime. The epicenter was said to be approximately eight kilometers southeast of La Rochelle, which is a port on the Bay of Biscay with a...

    7. Scientists say the Sierra's eastern front is long overdue for a large earthquake along the California-Nevada line, where a magnitude 7 event expected on average every 30 years hasn't occurred in six decades. Nevada Seismology Laboratory Director Graham Kent says the region's earthquake “drought”...

    8. Sierra's eastern front long overdue for large earthquake

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 19 05:12 PM

      RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Sierra's eastern front is long overdue for a large earthquake along the California-Nevada line, where a magnitude-7 event expected on average every 30 years hasn't occurred in six decades, scientists said Tuesday.

    9. Strong earthquake hits Vanuatu

      Yahoo New Zealand via Yahoo! New Zealand NewsApr 28 01:01 PM

      A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck off the coast of Vanuatu, the US Geological Survey says.

    10. Strong earthquake rattles Vanuatu but no threat of tsunami

      Associated Press via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsApr 28 02:28 PM

      WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong magnitude-7 earthquake rattled the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu on Friday but authorities said there was no tsunami threat and no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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