Local authorities have put the death toll at 30, but the number is expected to increase
Survivors find themselves in a “state of acute stress with symptoms, often physical at first”,
Ministers from the five countries met in the city to sign an agreement to work together to protect the lives and livelihoods of almost half the world’s population
Earthquakes don’t kill people; buildings do, says expert
This is the strongest earthquake to rattle South Africa since April 3, 2017, when a 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit
Death tolls passes 37 000 as humanitarian organisation and SAPS dog unit continue search for more survivors in Türkiye and Syria
As climate change hits, natural disasters will happen more frequently, and it is better to make provision for them than scramble to mop up afterwards
Over 5 600 buildings were destroyed in several cities, including many apartment blocks where residents were sleeping when the quake struck
Extending the life of an aging nuclear plant, which generates only a small portion of South Africa’s electricity, in an earthquake fault zone is not worth the risk
Last week’s tremor has anti-nuclear campaigners questioning the safety of Koeberg, although the nuclear facility said the plant is designed to sustain a magnitude-seven earthquake
Before we get to the response to Cyclone Idai, it is worth reminding ourselves about how richer countries respond to similar natural disasters.
Authorities set a tentative deadline of Friday to find anyone still trapped under rubble
Aid organisations have vowed to boost humanitarian assistance on the island as devastated residents struggle in makeshift displacement camps
Hundreds of bloodied and bandaged victims were treated outside damaged hospitals in the main city of Mataram
The earth literally moved in quake-prone Mexico City when Hirving "Chucky" Lozano smashed home the game-winning goal
‘It was almost like a stampede; people were falling on the floor.’
At least 328 people were killed and another 2,350 injured when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the mountainous Iran-Iraq border.
Death toll rises to at least 241 with hundreds of homes destroyed at night.
But scientists have not ruled out blasting as a cause for the country-wide quake last week as the Council for Geoscience investigates further.
Presentations on earthquake readiness and slum settlement solutions at a global architecture congress have highlighted contributions to human dignity.
The Orkney earthquake with tremors felt as far away as Botswana and Mozambique was the largest magnitude quake in the past decade at an official 5.5.
Nicaragua has been hit by a 6.6 magnitude strong earthquake, the second in as many days.
There have been no reports of damage or injuries after a magnitude four tremor, which has been described as "quite a big guy", hit Johannesburg.
The death toll following an earthquake in Philippines has risen to 85, police have said.
China’s worst earthquake in three years has killed at least 157 people and injured more than 5 700, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.
Pakistani troops have scrambled to aid the remote victims of an earthquake centred in nearby Iran, as a strong aftershock has jolted the region.
A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake has set off a tsunami that has killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands.
A minor earthquake in Swaziland has resulted in earth tremors being felt in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, East Coast Radio has reported.
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake has struck the Santa Cruz islands, part of the Pacific’s Solomons group — but there is no threat of a tsunami.
An earthquake measuring 6.5 has struck Mexico and officials have reported two deaths so far, including an 11-year-old boy.
Over 260 people are dead with the casualty count set to rise after a quake brought ruin to parts of Turkey, destroying homes and injuring thousands.
An earthquake of 7.3 magnitude hit eastern Turkey on Sunday, leaving dozens of people injured after several buildings collapsed.