Earthquakes

This image made from video provided Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, show the damaged building following Monday's earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea. A powerful earthquake two days ago killed more than a dozen of people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. (Australia Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 4:14 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake this week killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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In this image made from video provided Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, people gather a landslide area following Monday's earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea. A powerful earthquake two days ago killed more than a dozen of people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. (Australia Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 1:05 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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Downed trees litter a field after a strong earthquake, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Halagoli, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea. Severe damage after Monday's powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea is hindering efforts to assess the destruction, although officials fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (Jerol Wepii via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 10:02 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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Downed trees litter a field after a strong earthquake, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Halagoli, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea. Severe damage after Monday's powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea is hindering efforts to assess the destruction, although officials fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (Jerol Wepii via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The governor of the central Papua New Guinea region hit by an earthquake this week says at least 15 people were killed and the toll may rise. Southern Highlands Governor William Powi told The Associated Press that communication remains difficult and authorities are...
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In this Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, photo, mining pipes line a road littered with debris following Monday's earthquake in Tabubil township, Papua New Guinea. A 7.5 magnitude powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea is hindering efforts to assess the destruction, although officials fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (Luke Purre via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 6:38 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Severe damage to phone networks and roads from a powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea was hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction Tuesday, although officials in the remote central region feared dozens of people may have been injured or killed. The...
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In this photo released on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, by Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), local officials inspect the damage to a mosque following monday's powerful earthquake in neighboring Papua New Guinea, in Boven Digoel, Papua province, Indonesia. Severe damage to phone networks and roads from the earthquake in Papua New Guinea was hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction Tuesday, although officials in the remote central region fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (BNPB via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 5:37 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Severe damage to phone networks and roads from a powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea was hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction Tuesday, although officials in the remote central region feared dozens of people may have been injured or killed. The...
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In this photo released on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, by Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), local officials inspect the damage to a mosque following monday's powerful earthquake in neighboring Papua New Guinea, in Boven Digoel, Papua province, Indonesia. Severe damage to phone networks and roads from the earthquake in Papua New Guinea was hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction Tuesday, although officials in the remote central region fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (BNPB via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 11:52 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Severe damage to phone networks and roads from a powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea was hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction Tuesday, although officials in the remote central region feared dozens of people may have been injured or killed. The...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 10:26 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Severe damage to phone networks and roads from a powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea was hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction Tuesday, although officials in the remote central region fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. The...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 9:24 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Severe damage to phone networks and roads from a powerful earthquake in a remote Papua New Guinea region is hindering government efforts to assess the destruction, although local officials fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. The government had not...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 3:52 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea on Monday, and the government sent officers to the region to assess unverified reports of fatalities and check the extent of the damage. Officials said that as of Monday...
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