Extreme slip at shallow depths on subduction zone faults is a primary contributor to tsunami generation by earthquakes.
A powerful earthquake stuck Papua New Guinea on Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for the country and for the nearby Solomon Islands.
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 hit parts of eastern Japan on Monday afternoon. However, there were no reports of injury or damage to any buildings.
As many as 42,000 people were killed in various disasters in the last 45 years in Nepal.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million emergency assistance loan to support the Government of Indonesia's recovery and rehabilitation of Lombok and Central Sulawesi after rece
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 shook northeastern Japan on Tuesday, the Meteorological Agency said, but no tsunami warning was issued and nuclear plant operators reported no problems at thei
An earthquake struck several areas in southern Mindanao on Thursday that injured two people in Davao City.
A magnitude-5.6 earthquake has struck off the west coast of the French Caribbean island of Martinique, but no damage has been reported.
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