A road near the township of Tabubil was damaged in a landslide that was sparked by a strong earthquake yesterday. The bodies of three people killed by a massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea have been taken to Mendi hospital in the Southern Highlands. —

Quake-hit Papua New Guinea struggles to assess damage

Communication blackouts and blocked roads were hampering rescue efforts Wednesday as Papua New Guinea worked to get a better grasp of the damage wrought by a massive earthquake amid fears of its economic impact.
View of buildings flattened by a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19. A devastating quake in Mexico on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, according to official tallies, with a preliminary 30 deaths recorded in the capital where rescue efforts

Nearly 140 killed in powerful Mexico quake

Nearly 140 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday (local time), toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.