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Small quake hits Ha Tinh province

Small quake hits Ha Tinh province

A 2.3-magnitude earthquake was reported offshore the central province of Ha Tinh on the early morning of October 22, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre.

3.2-magnitude quake hits Vietnam-Laos border

3.2-magnitude quake hits Vietnam-Laos border

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred at about 3pm on December 25 in the Vietnam-Laos border area, according to Nguyen Thai Son, head of the Dien Bien Phu Seismic Observation Station.

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand: USGS

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand: USGS

A strong new earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck New Zealand's South Island on November 14, the US Geological Survey said, hours after a more powerful quake killed two people and damaged buildings along the east coast of the South Island.

Quake kills 262 along devastated Ecuador coast

Quake kills 262 along devastated Ecuador coast

The death toll from Ecuador's biggest earthquake in decades soared to 262 on April 17 as survivors cobbled together makeshift coffins to bury loved ones, lined up for water and sought shelter beside the rubble of their shattered homes.

Vietnamese agency works to rescue nationals in Taiwan’s quake

Vietnamese agency works to rescue nationals in Taiwan’s quake

The Vietnam Office of Economics and Culture in Chinese Taipei is making its utmost efforts to ensure safety for four Vietnamese citizens who have been trapped in a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Taiwan (China) on February 6.

Quake fells Taiwan apartment building, at least two dead

Quake fells Taiwan apartment building, at least two dead

A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least two people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue dozens of people feared trapped inside.

One dead as 6.8 magnitude quake strikes eastern India - police

One dead as 6.8 magnitude quake strikes eastern India - police

At least one person was killed and a dozen injured when an earthquake measuring 6.8 struck near Imphal in eastern India on January 4, sending people running from their homes and knocking out power to the city near the Myanmar border.

Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on May 1 as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote areas after last week's earthquake which killed 6,250.

Vietnam and the world in the week

Vietnam and the world in the week

State President Truong Tan Sang’s first visit to the Philippines, the Ministry of Transport’s proposal to change work hours in Hanoi, the death of the last Java Rhino in Vietnam, and other hot international stories captured public attention in the past week

Sympathy extended to Turkish quake victims

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on October 25 sent a message of sympathy to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan over human and property losses caused by a recent powerful earthquake.