An earthquake nearly a thousand kilometres away caused 63 million litres of sewage to flow at a popular Sydney surf spot, a NSW parliamentary budget estimates hearing has been told.
Caroline Zielinski A 1.5-magnitude earthquake has struck Lilydale in Melbourne's east this morning, with residents throughout the Yarra Ranges feeling tremors.
Iran was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake centered in the eastern region near the border with Pakistan and felt as far away as Abu Dhabi.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Indonesia’s Northern Sumatra, the US Geological Survey reports, but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
Martin Fackler On the night of July 12, 1993, the remote island of Okushiri was ripped apart by a huge earthquake and tsunami that now seem an eerie harbinger of the much larger disaster that struck north-eastern...
A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake has struck southwest Mexico, causing residents in the capital several hundred kilometres away to rush out onto the streets.
An international research team is to use the deep-sea drilling vessel, Chikyu, to bore into an area where two tectonic plates meet to study the movements of the plates that caused the Japanese...
A radiation alarm went off at the Fukushima nuclear power plant before the tsunami hit on March 11, suggesting that contrary to earlier assumptions the reactors were damaged by the earthquake that...
A magnitude 5.2 quake has killed 10 people in southern Spain, toppling buildings and sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets.
Darren Cartwright and Chi Tranter A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has shaken far north Queensland with a 5.3 magnitude aftershock hitting quake-devastated Christchurch just minutes later.
Stephanie Gardiner Officials are determined to track down Australians unaccounted for after Japan's earthquake and reunite them with their families.
Mark Russell The first tremor hit as we were catching the lift to the sixth floor of a ski resort in northern Japan.
Offshore earthquake measuring 8.9 off the coast of northern Japan triggered a massive tsunami, engulfing coastal areas.
Cameron Atfield Far north Queensland residents have been shaken by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake off the coast, but authorities have been quick to assure residents there is no tsunami threat.
A 4.2 earthquake has hit the New Zealand city of Wellington this morning.
An earthquake with a preliminary 5.7 magnitude has caused some buildings to collapse in the eastern part Turkey.
An earthquake of 7.3 magnitude rocked eastern Turkey Sunday, with a seismological institute estimating up to 1000 people could lie dead under the rubble of dozens of collapsed buildings.
Erik Jensen The east coast of Australia was put on tsunami alert last night after a powerful undersea earthquake struck off the coast of New Zealand.
Lindsay Murdoch At least four people have been killed and seven others hurt as one of the most intense typhoons on record whipped the Philippines, terrifying millions as monster winds tore roofs off buildings and...
The earth didn't exactly move for Campbelltown residents but it did shake a little bit.