The local police reported about 15 seconds of shaking during the earthquake and are now confirming the situation of damage. So far no tsunami warning has been issued.
Three more jolts hit various parts of Manipur since the beginning of the new year, including two on January 4 in Tamenglong and Chandel areas.
The quake struck at 10.20 local time, with the epicentre at 113 km northeast of Larantuka sub-district of East Flores district and the shallow of 10 km under the seabed.
Successive earthquakes in the northeastern states, especially Assam, Mizoram and Manipur, have the authorities worried.
Guwahati is also the main commercial hub of the entire northeastern region. Successive earthquakes in the northeastern states, especially Assam, Mizoram and Manipur, have the authorities worried.
The jolts were also felt in Quetta, Mastung, Muslim Bagh, Qila Saifullah, Sibi and Pishin.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake An earthquake struck in the central part of the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
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
The epicenter of the quake was about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the US Geological Survey said.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]