The quake struck 682 km (424 miles) off Japan's island of Kyushu at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
A small quake was detected early on Friday near the North's nuclear test site, South Korea's weather agency said, but unlike quakes associated with nuclear tests, it did not appear to be manmade. The tremor was the latest in a string of at least three shocks to be observed since Pyongyang's Sept. 3 nuclear test, which caused a 6.3 magnitude earthquake.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at a depth of 111.8 kilometers (69 miles) and 60 kilometers east of the remote Buldir Island in the Aleutian archipelago that is home to some 8,000 people.
National Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente announced the new figure via Twitter as recovery teams pulled some of the few remaining bodies out of collapsed buildings in Mexico City.
An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 struck southern Mexico today and was felt as far away as Mexico City, the US Geological Survey said, issuing a tsunami warning.
The massive earthquake struck at 9:19 PM (local time) yesterday and the epicentre was monitored at a depth of 20 km, state-run Xinhua new agency reported.
According to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said the quake struck at 7:27 AM (local time) at a depth of 11 kilometeres, state-run Xinhua news agency said.
The island of Kos was nearest to the epicentre and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and structural damage to older buildings. Minor damage -- cracks in buildings, smashed windows and trashed shops -- appeared widespread, according to city officials.
A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Pakistan border region in Jammu and Kashmir today
The epicenter was about 156 kilometers (97 miles) west of Guatemala City in the department of San Marcos, the Institute of Seismology said.
The epicentre of the quake was Rohtak district in Haryana, according to the Meteorological department.
The quake struck at 5:58 am (local time) at a depth of about 8 km, and its epicentre was in the southeastern part of the Pamir plateau.
Iranian state television described the temblor as hitting today near Mashaad, the country's second-largest city. It offered no immediate information on possible damage or injuries.
The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 7:40 pm (1740 GMT), was 238 kilometres (about 150 miles) northwest of Botswana's capital Gaborone, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicentre of the quake was located in the county's Ajia and Puping villages, where some houses were reportedly damaged, said Wang Caixun, a publicity official of Yangbi County in Yunnan Province.
According to National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the quake, whose epicentre was in the Nicobar islands region, occurred at 8:21 AM at a depth of 10 kms.
The shallow quake struck at 3:03 AM (2203 GMT), with an epicentre just 23 kilometres (14 miles) southwest of Pakistan's coastal city of Pasni, the USGS said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked the Congress over the role of "one family" in the freedom struggle and said they had neglected the contribution of others.
Coming hours after Delhi and parts of north India experienced a mild earthquake, Modi‘s quip was a riposte to Rahul Gandhi who had earlier said that if he speaks in Parliament an earthquake would follow.
The epicentre of the quake was Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand, said J L Gautam, Operations head at the National Seismological Bureau, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences.
The tremors felt were in Guwahati, Assam at around 2:42 pm and the exact location of the earthquake was measured at 24.016Â° North and 92.006Â°East, the US Geological survey added.
A strong earthquake struck northeast of Tokyo today but there was no fear of a tsunami, Japan's meteorological agency said.
The US Geological Survey said the quake struck near the southern coast of the quake-prone South American nation at 1422 GMT.
A low intensity earthquake was reported this morning at a place in Upper Siang district close to the Indo-China border.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.9 quake struck 46 kilometers (29 miles) east of Taron in Papua New Guinea on Saturday. The quake was deep, at 103 kilometers (61 miles). Deeper earthquakes tend to cause less damage than shallow ones.