An estimated 1 in 10 residents of the town of Amatrice have died, its mayor says. 'Our heart is broken, but it will be resurrected'
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
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has hit Taiwan, with tremors felt in the capital Taipei and across the country.
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
The 33-year-old is one of at least 350 people killed in the 7.8-magnitude quake
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
'We can’t return home as the damage can’t be repaired. My wife, son and his grandfather are living in the car at the moment, while I’m at work helping other evacuees'
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