Strong earthquake hits the Gulf of Alaska, no damage

JUNEAU, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck underneath the Gulf of Alaska on Monday morning, making it the area's strongest earthquake in more than a quarter of a century, seismologists and witnesses said. There were no reports [...]

Powerful quake off Guatemala kills 52, leaves others missing

CHAMPERICO, GUATEMALA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 50 people were killed Wednesday and nearly two dozen remain missing after a powerful earthquake struck off the Pacific Coast of Guatemala, authorities said on Thursday. Some 250,000 people have been [...]

Magnitude-5.1 earthquake hits northwestern Iran, injuring 50

VARZAGAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake shook northwestern Iran Wednesday near the borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, injuring at least 50 people, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported. It comes just three months after a larger [...]

6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off Canada’s west coast, no damage

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck a largely unpopulated island off Canada's west coast on Monday evening, two days after a much larger earthquake triggered a small tsunami in the Pacific Ocean, seismologists said. No new [...]

UPDATE 5 — Powerful quake off Canada’s west coast triggers small tsunami

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck a largely unpopulated island off Canada's west coast on Saturday evening, generating a small tsunami which hit coastlines in British Columbia, Alaska, along the U.S. West [...]