The US Geological Survey said the quake measured 8.2, triggering a tsunami warning for the US Pacific territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
China tried to frame its first high-level meeting with the Biden administration as a step towards mending ties. But the US has been clear it wants to rally a global alliance to confront "threats" from Beijing.
In the first meeting between Biden administration officials and China, China said the US was exhibiting a "Cold War mentality," while the US said Beijing's actions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Taiwan were concerning.
1 Aug 2017
Eyewitnesses have described a gruesome murder scene following the death on a cruise ship of 39-year-old Kristy Manzanares, with her husband now in custody and charged with her murder.
6 Jul 2017
The U.S. cautioned it was ready to use force if need be to stop North Korea's nuclear missile program but said it preferred global diplomatic action against Pyongyang for defying world powers by test launching a ballistic missile that could hit Alaska.