An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck the Kashmir valley in Pakistan on 20 Feb 2009 local time. There were no reports of deaths, but damage was said to be widespread, particularly in the Neelum Valley area north of Muzaffarabad.
On 2/11/2009 5:34:50 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 and depth 20km has struck an moderately populated area in the Sulawesi Utara Province (population: 2.6 million) in Indonesia. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be medium (Orange alert). It is likely that a tsunami was generated. The maximum tsunami wave height near the coast of Indonesia, Sulawesi Tengah will be 1.6m. Please refer to the GDACS tsunami report for more details.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook north-central Costa Rica on 8 January and many rural towns have been under serious landslide threat. At least 220 people were injured during the earthquake and 34 people died. Electrical infrastructure and roads were also seriously damaged.
JAKARTA, July 13 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's Sumba island, more than 340 km (210) miles east of Bali, on Monday but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, an official said.