Getty Images – STOCK (TAIWAN) —  A magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred in Taiwan at 7:58 a.m. local time, with an epicenter in eastern Hualien,Taiwan. It was followed by a 6.5M earthquake a short while later, according to the U.S. Geological Society. There is no information about injuries, fatalities or the overall scope of destruction from […]

John Elk III/Getty Images (NEPAL) — A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Nepal just before midnight on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 5.6 magnitude quake had a depth of 17.9 kilometers (11.12 miles) near the mountain town of Jumla. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2023, ABC […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken Western Afghanistan, just days after two quakes of the same magnitude left more than 1,200 dead. The quake struck 28 kilometers (17.39 miles) Northwest of Herāt, Afghanistan, according to the United States Geological Survey, which monitors worldwide earthquakes. No details were immediately available on the […]

Sameer Al-doumy/AFP via Getty Images (SAMANDAG, Turkey) — A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled Turkey on Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, even as the country is still cleaning up from one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The quake was centered near the southern city of Samandag, located in Hatay province, which […]

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