An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage.
"I don't want to frighten people," one expert said. "But I think it's important to be transparent. This is a real issue."
Shaken residents of Ridgecrest, where two powerful quakes were centered, say they're worried about the next one.
There have been so many aftershocks related to Friday's magnitude 7.1 quake that federal seismologists said they have been unable to keep count.
"Homes shifted, foundation cracks, retaining walls down," the San Bernadino County Fire Department said on Twitter.
The USGS said the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.1
The Camerino cathedral was damaged by an earthquake in 2016.
Officials say that earthquake was not strong enough to trigger a tsunami or cause widespread damage.
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast on Thursday (April 18), shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital, Taipei.
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Chile remains on alert for aftershocks following a 6.7 earthquake. It prompted the authorities to begin a mass evacuation of coastal areas ahead of a potential tsunami.
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the US Geological Survey said.
Tremors in southern island region
An earthquake triggered by Italy's Mount Etna volcano jolted eastern Sicily, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes
The 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck shortly after 3 am.
The 7.0 magnitude quake struck about 13 km north of Anchorage, a city of 300,000 residents.
Greek authorities declare a state of emergency on the island of Zakynthos as two more earthquakes strike within seven minutes
The Greek island of Zakynthos has shifted at least 3 c.m. southwest after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the island on Friday.
Greece appears to have escaped relatively unscathed after a powerful earthquake struck in the early hours of Friday.
Aid is slowly making its way into areas of Indonesia devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that struck a central island on Friday.
Indonesia is limping towards recovery after a major earthquake and tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi, but progress is slow. The official death toll has just risen to one thousand two hundred and thirty four and there are reports of looting and growing chaos in major cities.
Tens of thousands were left homeless as Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get help to quake-stricken Sulawesi island
The 21-year-old, Anthonius Gunawan Agung, waited until an airplane was airborne before leaving the crumbling tower.
Over 800 people are dead and many injured after another Indonesian earthquake. Mass graves have been dug in the worst-hit city of Palu, where the town was also struck by a tsunami. Rescue efforts are still underway and authorities have called for more heavy machinery and volunteers.