The U.S. Geologic Survey said the magnitude 7.4 quake hit at 10:29 a.m. (11:29 a.m. Eastern) along Mexico’s southern Pacific coast at a depth of 16 miles (26 km). The epicenter was 7 miles (12 km) south-southwest of Santa Maria Zapotitlan in Oaxaca state
Mount Merapi’s clouds of ash, accompanied by a rumbling sound heard miles away, blanketed several villages on the main island of Java.
President Donald Trump on Friday toured a neighborhood reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week and marveled at “the tremendous heart” he witnessed. He also offered a message for survivors and those who lost family members: “We love them, they’re special people,” he said.
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.
Firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from Australia's wildfires.
Australia's government is allocating $50 million to help wildlife affected in the bushfire crisis.
The volcanology institute raised the danger level around Taal three notches on Sunday to "Alert Level 4," meaning that hazardous explosive eruption is possible within hours to days.
A FEMA Florida task force of 45 people is heading to Puerto Rico to help after two devastating earthquakes jolted the island this week.
A father drowned after trying to rescue his 12-year-old daughter who was on a raft that was swept from a Northern California lagoon out to sea, authorities said.
Three people are confirmed dead and a dozen more injured as a powerful storm front packing suspected tornadoes smashed into buildings, downed trees and left a trail of destruction around the Deep South on Monday, authorities said.
Rescuers pulled out two bodies Monday from a three-story building that collapsed in a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines and scrambled to find at least seven more people who were trapped inside.
The San Francisco-based company needs to pull a deal off to meet a June 30 deadline to emerge from bankruptcy protection and regain its financial footing.
Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Urey were among the 47 people on White Island when a volcano suddenly erupted on Monday.
Coastal Georgia’s largest county is paying $1.66 million in bills from a hurricane after state government didn’t respond to a request for help.
Michael Schade wrote that he and his family, along with his entire tour group, was “literally standing at the edge of the main crater not 30 minutes before” the White Island Volcano erupted.
Rescue crews with excavators searched for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings Tuesday after a powerful pre-dawn earthquake in Albania killed at least 16 people and injured more than 600.
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. (AP) — Cal Fire alleges that fast food chain In-N-Out was responsible for a 2017 wildfire in rural Arroyo Grande, according to a lawsuit filed in San Luis Obispo Superior Court.
Firefighters quickly gained the upper hand and knocked down a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon near Malibu.
As wildfires ravage parts of Australia, firefighter Kat Robinson-Williams said she "won't just stay behind" as her country burns.
A Southern California utility has agreed to pay $360 million to settle lawsuits brought by local governments over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment in the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people.