A 5.0 earthquake on the richter magnitude scale hit Anchorage, Alaska Thursday morning./
Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea's New Britain, no reports of damage
By BNO News KANDRIAN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck an island of Papua New Guinea (PNG) on late Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake ...
Earthquake Hits Western Java
There were no reports of injuries or damages. No tsunami warning was issued, reported China's Xinhua news agency. Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," where the meeting of continental plates causes high seismic activity, and Sumatra is ...
Volcano Ash Disrupts Air Travel in East Africa
The independent earthquake monitoring website Earthquake-Report.com notes: “During the late afternoon and evening of June 12, 2011, a series of moderate earthquakes struck the Afambo, Eritrea area. The moderate earthquakes were followed by 2 strong 5.7 ...
IMF cuts U.S. growth forecast, warns of crisis