A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey on Monday at 04:17 local time (01:17 GMT) at a depth of 17.9km (11 miles). Hundreds of buildings collapsed in this earthquake, which was felt in four countries, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and Israel.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred in the Molucca Sea south of the Philippines on Wednesday 154 km (94 miles) northwest of Tobelo, Indonesia. There are no reports of damage or injuries. There are no tsunami warnings.
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred 426 km (264.7 mi) SSE of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia at a depth of 95.2 km with no reports of damage or injuries.
A major earthquake struck in the southwest Pacific Ocean at a depth of 27.7 km (17.2 miles) beneath Espiritu Santo, the largest island in the Vanuatu island chain. The epicenter was 347.1 km (215.7 miles) NNW of the capitol Port-Vila. A tsunami warning was issued for the region but was withdrawn a few hours later. There are no reports of damage or injuries.
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck offshore in the Solomon Islands. While there are no reports of injuries, there are reports of damage in Honiara and power is reported to be out in some areas and radio services are off the air. The earthquake was followed by at least three aftershocks in the same area, the largest a magnitude 6.0. There are no current Tsunami warnings in effect.