Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Chile
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, May 20, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued or reports of casualties or significant damage.
Mexico's most active volcano continues to emit smoke, rocks
Mexico's most active volcano Popocatepetl Sunday registered 24 low-intensity eruptions and glowing rocks were seen on the rim of the crater, official sources said.
Alaska Volcano Continues to Erupt, with Lava, Ash
A remote Alaska volcano continues to erupt, spewing lava and ash clouds.
6.4-magnitude quake hits east coast of Russia's Kamchatka
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea area off the east coast of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Monday, according to Itar-Tass reports.
4.6-magnitude quake strikes southern Peru
An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale rattles southern Peru’s Moquegua region early Sunday morning.
5.2-magnitude quake hits Tibet: CENC
A 5.2-magnitude quake jolted Nyima County in the northern part of Tibet autonomous region in southwest China at 6:54 p.m. Wednesday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Mexico volcano spews ash on towns
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash late Tuesday, with some of the material falling on three towns while glowing rocks landed on the towering mountain's slope.
2 Alaska volcanoes on alert as lava flows
Lava flowed Tuesday from two Alaskan volcanoes, with authorities placing both on the second-highest alert levels because "sudden explosions ... are possible with little or no warning." Related Content
5.7-magnitude quake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea: USGS
An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted New Britain region, Papua New Guinea at 03:36:02 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Climate change could bring more pests and diseases to Britain
New pests and diseases emerging as a result of climate change are having a major impact on the UK's trees, an expert report has warned.