Burma (Myanmar) earthquake: Homes and at least one bridge were damaged in several villages along Myanmar's borders with Thailand and Laos, according to residents who spoke to an aid agency.
Thanks to the latest technology, Tokyo received early warning of the Japan earthquake. But tsunamis require more time to prepare for, so scientists are investigating ways to speed up computer alerts without sacrificing accuracy.
Tsunami warnings on the US west coast kept most people away from the water, but tsunami waves damaged boats in northern California and flooded parts of Hawaii. Some California surfers ignored a tsunami warning and tried to find bigger waves.
A girl has her face painted with the Egyptian flag during a rally to support Muslim and Christian national unity at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Thirteen people were killed and 140 wounded during clashes between Muslims and Christians two days ago as the police and ruling military struggled to maintain order barely a month after a popular uprising ousted longtime leader Hosni Mubarak.
These false-color images taken by NASA’s Terra satellite show the city of Ishinomaki, northern Japan on August 8, 2008 (top) and March 14, 2011. Ishinomaki is one of several coastal cities brutalized by the swirling wall of waves from the tsunami caused by the earthquake that devastated northern Japan on March 11. Water is dark blue in this false-color image. Plant-covered land is red, exposed earth is tan, and the city is silver.
Japan tsunami: A massive 8.9 earthquake has struck northern Japan. Tsunami warnings have been issued for Japan and Russia, and a tsunami watch has been issued for Hawaii and other Pacific island nations in the region.
7.5 quake strikes Monday off the coast of Indonesia. A tsunami warning initially posted after the 7.5 quake has been withdrawn.
New Zealand earthquake causes road damage in Christchurch, but no injuries reported.
Vanuatu tsunami fears following a powerful earthquake panicked residents on Tuesday. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported a 9-inch wave.
The term of newly inaugurated Sebastian Pinera literally began with a jolt, as a Chile earthquake aftershock shook his swearing-in and the Navy issued a tsunami alert.