A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami of up to 5 feet that damaged dozens of homes and left at least four people missing and presumed dead in the South Pacific island chain.
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has been recorded about 170 miles off the southern Oregon coast. The National Weather Service's West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said there was no danger of a tsunami from the Tuesday evening quake.
A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala Wednesday morning, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Guatemala's emergency management agency said on its Twitter account that it had...
A Hawaii tsunami warning that spurred coastal evacuations statewide was downgraded to a tsunami advisory early Sunday, ending the threat of serious damage less than three hours after the first waves hit the islands.
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the coast of western Canada on Saturday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami advisory for Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon and California. There were no immediate reports of damage.
A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges.
Two deadly tsunamis in the last decade - the most recent off Japan just one year ago - have left the world much better prepared. The only wave to hit Wednesday was less than 30 inches high, rolling to Indonesia's emptied coastline.
A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake rattled the remote Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It triggered a small tsunami that had New Zealand bracing for high waves.