Biggest quake in decades knocks out power to about 40,000 homes and businesses in northern San Francisco area.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rocked the northern San Francisco area, injuring dozens of people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.
An earthquake shook buildings in Johannesburg and surrounding areas in South Africa’s most populous province on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring at least 17 at mining operations near the epicenter.
The magnitude-5.3 quake was centered in Orkney, 170 kilometers southwest of Johannesburg, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Earthquake kills at least 175 and injures more than 1,400 others in Yunnan province.
An earthquake has struck southwestern China, killing at least 175 people in a remote mountainous area of Yunnan province, and causing some buildings, including a school, to collapse.
Some 1,400 people were injured and 181 missing, Xinhua and state broadcaster CCTV said, citing the authorities.
Historical Images: 900,000 Palestinians Fleeing, Tens of Thousands of Jews Seizing their Homes (Video)
Historical images over 60 years old, showing the fleeing of Palestinians from their land, homes, and properties, which would then be immediately seized by migrating Jews. This video is an excerpt from a recent documentary series produced by Al-Manar Tv titled ‘If Hezbollah was Defeated’.