Earthquake in Philippines kills at least 6 as falling debris turns deadly

February 13, 2017 in News

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120 others, as officials on Saturday combed through cracked […]

At least 54 dead after earthquake in Indonesia

December 7, 2016 in News

BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. A frantic rescue […]

Minor quake reported near Alabama-Mississippi line

September 5, 2016 in News

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) – A minor, early morning earthquake was reported near the Mississippi-Alabama state line. The U.S Geological Survey’s website indicates a 2.6-magnitude earthquake centered near Aliceville in west […]

250 people feared missing after mudslide in Nepal village

April 28, 2015 in News

By KATY DAIGLE GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people, […]

California cleaning up from 6.0 earthquake that rocked famed wine country today

August 24, 2014 in News

NAPA, California (AP) — The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and […]

‘It was quite a shaker’: Earthquake strongly felt across Los Angeles

March 17, 2014 in News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach. The quake’s magnitude was 4.4 […]

Earthquake felt in Mississippi Monday – 3.9 on Richter Scale

October 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

An earthquake that occurred eight miles underground Monday was strong enough to rumble the Memphis area and big enough to be felt in north Mississippi.

The U.S. Geological Survey, the government agency that keeps data on quakes, says the epicenter was about six miles southwest of Parkin, Arkansas, which is about 40 miles west of Memphis. The quake was 23 kilometers below the surface and measured 3.9 on the Richter scale.