Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes southeast of Japan's main island An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 ... 33 km and occurred nearly 400 km (250 miles) from the Izu islands just southeast of Honshu. There were no immediate reports of a tsunami or of any damage. (Reporting by Gareth Jones; Editing by Mark Trevelyan) 09/19/2016 - 11:11 pm | View Link
Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck offshore Sucre, Venezuela A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck offshore Sucre, Venezuela / Port of Spain ... The southern Caribbean plate boundary with the South America plate strikes east-west across Trinidad and western Venezuela at a relative rate of approximately 20 mm/yr. 09/6/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A magnitude 6.1 A magnitude 6.1 - South Indian ... or damaged by the earthquake and tsunami along the entire east coast of Honshu from Chiba to Aomori. The majority of casualties and damage occurred in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima from a Pacific-wide tsunami with a maximum ... 07/31/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Shallow magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A shallow magnitude 6.1 earthquake ... but not much damage is expected. He says the quake was not considered large enough to generate a tsunami. Quakes of such magnitude are common in PNG, which sits on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire", a hotspot ... 05/7/2014 - 5:07 am | View Link
National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) About the NEIC. The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC), was established in Rockville, Maryland, in 1966 as part of the National Ocean Survey of the ... 11/28/2016 - 10:23 pm | View Website
2010 Chile earthquake This was the strongest earthquake affecting Chile since the magnitude 9.5 1960 Valdivia earthquake (the most energetic earthquake ever measured in the world), and it ... 11/26/2016 - 3:20 am | View Website
Italy Earthquake Map, Area affected by Earthquake in Italy List of Major Earthquakes in Italy: Date Location Magnitude Fatalities; Oct 26, 2016: Visso, Italy: M6.1 : Oct 26, 2016: Sellano, Italy: M5.5 : Aug 24, 2016: Central ... 10/25/2016 - 7:53 pm | View Website
Tsunami warning cancelled after magnitude-7.2 earthquake ... A tsunami warning issued after a major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck off the coast of Vanuatu has been cancelled. The quake struck about 535 kilometres ... 08/12/2016 - 9:47 am | View Website
The Worcester Telegram and Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2gVZ1Pt ) firefighters found a dead man in the apartment, badly burned, with his hands tied apparently behind his back.
About 10 people were displaced by the fire.
South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said he believes his players who said that a racial slur was used on the field at Clemson during last week's rivalry game.
Gamecocks linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams alleged a Clemson offensive lineman used the slur as the teams briefly scuffled during warmups, but was unable to identify who.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, who won praise for his economic stewardship after the global financial crisis, unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, saying it was time to leave politics after more than eight years in power.
(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand’s popular Prime Minister John Key stunned the nation Monday when he announced he was resigning after eight years as leader.
Key had been widely expected to contest his fourth general election next year. But he said he wanted to ensure he didn’t make the mistake that some other world leaders have done, and instead wanted to leave while he was on top of his game.
Speaking in a shaking voice, Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had taken a toll on his family.
Key said his National Party caucus would meet Dec.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday continued to play down the protocol-bending phone call last week between U. S. President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan's president, with editorials in two newspapers saying the move showed Trump's inexperience.
(ROME)—Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced he will resign Monday after suffering a stinging loss in a reforms referendum, triggering immediate calls from a populist party and other opposition forces for elections to be held soon.
“The ‘No’s’ have won in an extraordinary clear-cut way,” Renzi told reporters in Rome about an hour after polls had closed in Sunday’s balloting.
“I lost and the post that gets eliminated is mine,” Renzi said.