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Tourist exodus from Lombok as quake toll hits 105

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake killed at least 105 people and destroyed thousands of buildings in Lombok

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Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear

Nepalis were fleeing Kathmandu as aftershocks rocked the area following an earthquake. The death toll in Nepal has risen to 4 310.

Nepalese dig for quake survivors

The death toll continued to rise in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily populated Kathmandu Valley.

New earthquake hits shattered Pakistan region

More that 300 people are feared dead in the lasted earthquake to hit southwest Pakistan.

China quake death toll climbs

Rescuers have been struggling to reach a remote corner of southwestern China as the toll of the dead and missing climbed to 208.

China: Death toll rises in major earthquake

A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake has hit southwestern China's Sichuan province, killing at least 56 people and injuring about 600.

Iran stops quake rescue operations

Iran has halted rescue operations following twin quakes that devastated scores of north-west villages, killing 227 people and injuring hundreds.

Double quakes in Iran kill over 200, injures hundreds

Two powerful earthquakes have killed at least 220 people and injured around 1 500 in north-west Iran, Iran's state news agency has reported.

At least four dead as strong quake rattles Italy

The quake, which the US Geological Survey recorded at magnitude 6.0, struck northern Italy at 2.04am GMT while most people were sleeping.

New tremor hits quake-ravaged Turkey

A 5.2 magnitude tremor has hit an eastern Turkish province already ravaged by two deadly earthquakes that killed more than 600 people since October.

Spain earthquake havoc leads to questions

Concerns over how relatively minor tremors caused serious damage to buildings in Lorca, where eight people died.

Large quake hits Burma near northern Thailand

A large 6,8 magnitude earthquake struck Burma near the border with northern Thailand on Thursday, killing a woman and shaking buildings.

Huge tsunami slams coastal Japan after quake

The biggest quake to hit Japan in 140 years struck the north-east coast on Friday, triggering a 10m tsunami that swept away everything in its path.

Major tsunami damage in northern Japan

Japan was struck by a magnitude-8,8 quake off its north-eastern coast on Friday, triggering a 4m tsunami that washed away cars and tore at buildings.

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