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Drivers wait as traffic is stopped after an earthquake on a highway in San Salvador, El Salvador. File photo/Reuters
A strong earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Wednesday, though emergency services said there were no initial reports of significant damage.
The magnitude 5.9 quake hit 46 km (29 miles) south of Nueva San Salvador, La Libertad, at 0554 GMT, the US Geological Survey said.
Thousands of children are living in makeshift shelters six months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, aid agencies said Tuesday, as authorities wrestle with a "painfully slow" recovery.
An earthquake of magnitude 5 was felt in Ras Al Khaimah and other parts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday afternoon. According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), slight tremors were felt in Ras Al Khaimah, with the centre of the earthquake being Qeshm Island - South Iran.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings and disrupting traffic.
More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week’s massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea, according to responders who, days later, have finally reached affected communities.
The country, whose hospitals bore the brunt of a record second surge in infections and deaths in April and May due to the Delta variant, has seen new cases plateauing around 10,000 in the past few weeks. But the detection of the Omicron variant in the southern state of Karnataka, has raised concerns of a third wave of infections.
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