According to preliminary information provided by the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), a quake has struck at a depth of 80 kilometres.
Primaries are being held in 8 states and the capital area as voters and election officials are dealing with voting by mail.
As protests against the death of a black man at the hands of the Minnesota police and law enforcement brutality at large sweep across the US, states have increasingly introduced curfews to curb the wave of social unrest.
Lockdown easing is unlikely to provide much-anticipated relief to the UK travel industry as the government is introducing a 14-day quarantine for all entering the country by plane, ferry, or train. British aviation and travel experts have weighed up how the new initiative will affect the country's hopes for economic revival.
At the moment, there are at least 6.3 million infected with COVID-19 worldwide, while the global death toll has now reached 380,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States remains the worst-hit country with over 1.8 million cases, while Brazil is next with at least 555,000 infected.
Over 20 US states have activated the National Guard to stop the ongoing violent protests that hit the country a week ago after the police killing of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis.
US President Donald Trump has argued that the violent rallies across the US, which include violence, looting, and pillaging are being led by Antifa, and pledged to designate it as a terrorist organisation, making it illegal on US soil.
The first B-21 is already reportedly under construction, with the stealth bomber’s maiden flight expected in December 2021.