We drove through the worst affected areas, and there was damage all along the roads. This earthquake has caused devastation and despair.
More than 100 have died and 5,700 have been injured in an earthquake in China. Many were trapped under buildings near Ya'an in Sichuan.
A powerful earthquake struck China's south western Sichuan province today, leaving 157 dead and more than 5,700 injured.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck south of New Zealand's capital on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey, causing strong shaking and knocking objects off shelves.
Air and rail services have been suspended, while some power outages were reported in the capital Wellington.
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck southern Peru, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The epicenter of the quake was located 53 miles northwest of Arequipa, Peru, at a depth of about 52 miles, according to the USGS. Magnitude 6 quakes are capable of causing severe damage.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The British Geological Society reported that the earthquake had also been felt in Liverpool, Mold, Cardigan, and Wicklow, Ireland.
– British Geological Survey
This was a larger than average earthquake, we get around one a year of this size.
People have reported hearing an initial loud banging, followed by rumbling, and intense shaking.
An earthquake close to North Wales has been felt over an area of 140km by people who reported "intense shaking".
The epicentre of the earthquake in the Irish Sea was 15km away from the town of Abersoch, Gwynedd, and measured a magnitude of 3.8, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said.
It happened at around 4.15am and was felt as far away as Southport in Merseyside.
More than 100 reports from people who felt the earthquake have been made to the BGS, who said the majority were within a 100km radius.
The British Geological Survey has confirmed there was an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 3.8 off the Llyn Peninsula this morning. It was detected at around 4.15am and people have reported feeling the tremor as far afield as Rhyl.
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake has hit Llyn Peninsula in north Wales, the British Geological Survey reports.
The quake hit at a depth of eight kilometres.
Just felt a Earthquake anyone else feel it ?
Wow! Anyone else feel an earth tremor a few minutes ago, or was it just in Gwynedd?
Looks like earthquake tremor felt in Anglesey, Bangor, Blanaeu Ffestiniog so quite widespread.
Earthquake survivors in south west China's Sichuan province are in urgent need of drinking water, said state news agency Xinhua.
Sichuan Red Cross estimated that drinking water in Ya'an City will run out within three days despite rescue workers' efforts in delivering supplies to quake-hit area.
The central Chinese government has allocated 1 billion yuan (£106 million) for disaster relief to the quake zones in China's south western province of Sichuan, which killed more than 200 people, said the Ministry of Finance.
The fund will be used for rescue and relief work, the relocation of people affected by the quake, medical treatment, subsidies for the victims' families, as well as for repairing damaged public facilities, the ministry added.