Puerto Rico's governor declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake killed at least one person in the south of the island and caused widespread damage.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the quake, which was 10 km deep. According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake struck 518km west of Vancouver.
The massive Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake off Sumatra island. The giant wall of water killed about 230,000 people in a dozen countries as far away as East Africa. Indonesia's Aceh province, which was closest to the earthquake, was hit first and hardest.
There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. The US Geological Survey said the 5.1 magnitude quake struck 44 kilometres from the southwestern city of Borazjan and at a depth of 38 kilometres.
According to the UAE National Center of Meteorology (NCM) a 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Richter scale is recorded in South of Iran on Sunday at 16:30 in the UAE.
Over a thousand buildings in southeastern Turkey collapsed due to tremors leaving dozens injured.
A strong 6.0 magnitude struck off the northwest coast of Puerto Rico late on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said, although no casualties or damage were reported.
At least one person died on Thursday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Indonesia’s eastern province of Maluku, damaging buildings and sending people fleeing to the hills,
An AFP reporter in the city of Mirpur in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir described the ground shaking, while Pakistan's top meteorologist, Muhammad Riaz, said the epicentre of the 4.4-magnitude tremor was 12 kilometres (seven miles) deep.