Quake felt several hundred miles away in Bangkok, Thailand
Mayor of Arquata says: 'It's a disaster. I feel like crying. I've never seen such an apocalyptic scene'
Quake strikes 1,058 miles off coast of Queenstown, Australia
The multilateral organisation has been forced to suspend the publication of its monthly economic indicators, explaining that the Leave vote has created disruption similar to that in the wake of Japan's devastating 2011 earthquake
The extent of damage or casualties is currently unclear
An earthquake has hit Japan, just north of Tokyo in Ibaraki region on the east coast of the main island, Honshu.
Meanwhile in the Pacific Northwest Mount St Helens is showing new signs of life too
Meanwhile in the Pacific Northwest Mount St. Helens is showing new signs of life too
More than 2,500 people have been injured and emergency workers from Ecuador and other countries are working desperately to rescue those trapped in the rubble
The quake's 7.8 measurement equals that of the 1906 earthquake that reduced the city of San Francisco to rubble
Japanese police said they received 97 reports of people trapped or buried under collapsed buildings
It is the most powerful earthquake in Ecuador since 1979
At least three people are believed to have died in the second quake
At least nine people died and tens of thousands were evacuated
At least two people have been killed so far, and a number of 'strong' aftershocks have been reported
Residents in the Indian city of Guwahati said they felt tremors, 400 miles away