Residents of a fishing town in southwestern Iceland left their homes Saturday after increasing concern about a potential volcanic eruption caused civil defense authorities to declare a state of emergency in the region.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.9 struck southern Haiti early Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring 36 others, authorities said.
Donations will help support communities needing critical resources, including water and housing assistance.
A devastating earthquake that impacted Turkey and Syria and killed thousands is the latest to wreak havoc globally. One of the worst since 2000 was an earthquake in Haiti, which left more than 300,000 people dead in 2010.
The deadly earthquake occurred while 21 million residents in the province were already under a COVID-19 lockdown. Authorities reported stones and soil falling from mountainsides, causing damage to homes and power interruptions.
A powerful earthquake has shaken the Tokyo area. Officials say it registered as a 6.1-magnitude quake.
President Joe Biden's national climate adviser says. the deadly winter storm that caused widespread power outages in Texas and other states is a “wake-up call” for the United States to build energy systems and other infrastructure that are more reliable.
People in a Puerto Rico discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, setting off a social media uproar as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.