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China Earthquake
3 dead, 60 injured in 6.0-magnitude China earthquake

A powerful 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian county in China's Sichuan province which killed three people were and injured 60 others on Thursday

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Haiti; At Least 304 Killed

The epicenter of the quake was about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the US Geological Survey said.

Tsunami Warning Issued For Alaska After Massive 8.2 Quake Jolts State
Tsunami Warning Issued For Alaska After Massive 8.2 Quake Jolts State

A tsunami warning has been issued for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula, from Hinchinbrook Entrance to Unimak Pass; and for the Aleutian Islands, from Unimak Pass, to Samalga Pass.

Nepal earthquake
5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal, 3 Injured

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the Lamjung district in northern-central Nepal on Wednesday, leaving at least three people injured, a local official said.

7.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture
7.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck off Japan’s northeastern Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday night, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The temblor occurred at around 11:08 p.m. (local time) with its epicentre at a latitude of 37.7 degrees north and a longitude of 141.8 degrees east, and at depth of […]

Tsunami Watch For NZ, Fiji After Massive Undersea Quake

Wellington: A tsunami warning was issued after a massive undersea earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale struck a region between Australia and Fiji and north of New Zealand, according to authorities. “Hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts. Tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 metres above the tide level are possible for some […]

34 Killed After 6.2-Magnitude Quake Jolts Indonesia

Jakarta: At least 34 people were killed while more than 600 people sustained injuries after a 6.2-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the National Disaster Management Agency said. Evacuation of the victims and assessment of the risks of the quake are underway, according to the disaster agency and search and rescue office. […]

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Rajasthan's Alwar, Tremors Felt In Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit Alwar district in Rajasthan on Thursday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said. According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences’ NCS, the epicentre of the quake was Alwar in Rajasthan. The earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 11.46 pm […]

Earthquake In Odisha: 3.9-Magnitude Tremor Jolts Baripada
Earthquake In Odisha: 3.9-Magnitude Tremor Jolts Baripada

Baripada: A mild earthquake measuring 3.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Baripada Town of Mayurbhanj district in the wee hours of Friday, informed National Centre for Seismology. As per reports, the jolts of the earthquake were felt at around 2.13 AM today, added the centre. #ମୟୁରଭଞ୍ଜ ରେ #ଭୂମିକମ୍ପ , #ତୀବ୍ରତା ୩.୯ , #ଗଭୀରତା ୬୩ […]

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Pakistan, No Damage Reported

Quetta: An earthquake of 5.4 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted Balochistan province in Pakistan on Saturday, informed the country’s National Seismic Monitoring Centre. However, no damage has been reported yet. According to the centre, the quake’s epicentre was located 38 km northeast of provincial capital of Quetta and its focal depth was determined as […]

6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia’s Maluku province on Sunday, but did not cause damages or casualties, officials said. The meteorology and geophysics agency did not issue a tsunami warning, as the quake did not potentially trigger giant waves, reports Xinhua news agency. The quake’s epicentre was recorded at 193 […]

WATCH | Earthquake Of Magnitude 7.0 Hits Turkey, Greece

Istanbul: A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey’s interior minister reports that six buildings in western Izmir province were destroyed. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday’s earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of 16,5 kilometers and registered at a 6.6 magnitude. The European-Mediterranean Seismological […]

Low-intensity Earthquake Hits Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped residents after a low-intensity earthquake struck several parts of Ganjam and Gajapati districts on Saturday. Mild tremors were felt in Patrapur of Ganjam district and Mohana area in Gajapati district. As per the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake of 3.8 magnitude struck 73 km West South-West (WSW) of Berhampur and Gajapati […]

Tsunami Alert After 7.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Off US Coast

Alaska: A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Alaskan peninsula triggering tsunami warnings today, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The massive quake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), some 75 miles south of the city of Chignik on Wednesday morning. Prelim M7.8 Earthquake Alaska Peninsula Jul-22 06:12 UTC, updates https://t.co/WrYe6gD8Zz — USGS Big […]

Mysterious super-sonic sound over Bengaluru sky rattles denizens

Bengaluru: A super-sonic sound rattled denizens of this tech city, sparking wild rumours of an earthquake, an explosion or a fighter jet cruising at high speed, an official said on Wednesday. “An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of a super-sonic sound in the city this afternoon (around 1.30 p.m.) after it set […]

Earthquake Jolts Assam, North Bengal

Guwahati: A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Assam and north Bengal on Saturday evening. There was no report of any damage or casualty, officials said. “The quake hit 35 km southeast of western Assam’s Bongaigaon and nearby north Bengal (under West Bengal) at 6.17 p.m. on Saturday evening,” an official of the India Meteorological Department said. […]

18 killed as 6.8-magnitude quake hits eastern Turkey

Elazig (Turkey): A powerful earthquake has killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds in eastern Turkey, as rescue teams searched through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors early on Saturday. At least 30 people were missing following the magnitude 6.8 quake, which had its epicentre in the small lakeside town of Sivrice in […]

6.6-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami warning

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province, authorities said on Monday, adding that no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at 11.58 p.m. on Sunday with the epicentre 64 km southwest of Bolaang Mongondow Selatan district and a depth of 95 km under the sea bed, Xinhua […]

Mild Earthquake Hits Nepal's Tourist Hub Pokhara

Kathmandu: A mild earthquake measuring 3.8 in the Richter scale hit Nepal’s tourist hub Pokhara on Thursday night, officials said. The epicentre of the tremor, which was recorded at 9:59 pm, was located at Ghachok area of Kaski district, the National Seismological Department said. The tremor was also felt in the neighbouring districts of Tanhu, […]

6.4-magnitude quake hits Thailand

Bangkok: An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit a border area between northern Thailand and Laos on Thursday. The Thai TV images showed collapsed roof from make-shift houses in Nan Province. Director-General of the Thai Meteorological Department Somsak Khawsuwan said over 100 small and large tremors occurred in neighbouring Laos since 11 p.m. local […]

Medium Intensity Quake Hits Nepal; Tremors Felt In North India

New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake measuring 5.9 hit Nepal on Tuesday, tremors of which were felt across several parts of north India and Delhi, an official said. The epicentre of the quake is in Nepal and it was recorded in 7.01 pm, an official of the National Centre for Seismology said. There were no immediate […]

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran's Southern Region

Tehran: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Iran’ southern province of Hormozgans on Wednesday, according to Iran’s Seismological Centre. The epicenter of the earthquake, which took place at 11:10 local time (07.40 GMT), was at the depth of 16 km, 27.226 degrees north latitude and 55.112 degrees east longitude. So far no loss of life or […]

2 Killed In Philippines Earthquake

Manila: At least two people were killed and over 300 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which struck Cotabato province in Philippines on Tuesday, officials said. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the inland tremor, which struck at 9.04 a.m. local time hit at a depth of 7 km, about 25 km […]

Earthquake Of 4.8 Magnitude Hits Manipur, Two Injured

Imphal: At least two persons were injured in Manipur after a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the state on Thursday morning, police said. The quake that occurred at 11.54 am had its epicentre at a depth of 40 km in Imphal district, said a report of the Meteorological Department. Two persons were seriously injured after the roof […]

1 Killed, 1,000 Displaced In 6.9 Indonesia Quake

Jakarta: At least one person was killed, four others injured and 1,000 people were displaced when a 6.9 earthquake struck the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, officials said on Saturday. The quake that occurred on Friday night, caused structural damage in over 100 buildings, including 58 houses and a mosque in […]