Tag: Earthquake

Magnitude 8 earthquake hits southern Mexico, felt in capital

Mexico City:  A massive 8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico today, causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into the street in panic as far away as the capital city. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 8.0 and its epicentre was 165 kilometres west of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale hit Bengkulu province in Indonesia on Sunday, local meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake with epicentre 71 km southwest North Bengkulu and depth at 10 km under seabed hit at 10.08 a.m. (local time), Xinhua news agency quoted an official with the agency as saying. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
China quake toll reaches 20

Beijing: The death toll in an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China’s Sichuan province has gone up to 20 with 431 injured, authorities said on Thursday. Among the injured, 18 are in serious condition, according to the provincial government authorities. Seventeen of the seriously injured have been transferred to the cities […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
13 killed in China's 7-magnitude quake

Beijing: The death toll from an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China’s Sichuan province on Tuesday night has risen to 13, an official said on Wednesday. As of 9.30 a.m., the quake has also left 175 others injured, the official told Xinhua news agency. The quake jolted Jiuzhaigou county, a popular […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
At least 5 killed in China earthquake

Beijing: At least five people were killed and 90 others injured, including 30 seriously, and damage to property after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.0 magnitude rattled China’s southwestern province Sichuan on Tuesday. According to the latest information, five people are killed and 90 were injured of which 30 were in serious condition, said China’s official […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
5.4 magnitude quake hits Philippines

Manila: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck parts of southern Philippines on Saturday. No damage was reported but there could be numerous aftershocks, state seismologists said. The moderately quake which occurred at around 8.30 a.m. was traced 22 km southeast of Malapatan township at a depth of 30 km, the Philippine Institute of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
6.3-magnitude quake strikes Peru

Lima: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Peruvian Andes on Tuesday but no damages were reported. The quake’s epicenter was recorded at 45 km southwest of the municipality of Atico, in the region of Arequipa, reports Efe news. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km and was felt with strong intensity in Atico, and […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Quake hits Myanmar, northeast India

Shillong: India’s northeastern states shook on Sunday morning when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar, officials said. The quake were felt at 10.57 a.m. with its epicentre in the Myanmar-India border region, said an official of the Regional Seismological Centre in Shillong. Seven of the northeastern states — Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
4.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Delhi

New Delhi: A 4.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Delhi and adjoining areas of National Capital Region (NCR) early Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said. The tremors lasted for nearly one minute around 4:20 a.m. and woke up many in Delhi and neighbouring areas. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Gohana, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
'Moderate' earthquake shakes Delhi, NCR

New Delhi: A earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, shook residents of Delhi and north India on Monday night, creating panic and causing office workers to evacuate buildings, the IMD said. There were no reports of any casualties or any damage yet. According to the preliminary IMD report, the quake, classified as moderate, occurred […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
9 children injured after 5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

  Peshawar: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake today jolted northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, injuring at least nine children and causing panic among the residents, media reports said. The epicenter of the earthquake was Northwestern city of Bannu located at a depth of 12 kilometre. The temblor was felt in the Swat Valley and Peshawar, the capital […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Fresh tremors trigger panic in State

Fresh tremors jolted several parts of Odisha today, triggering panic among people as the aftershocks came a day after a powerful earthquake rocked Nepal and several parts of India

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Quake jolts Delhi, NCR, Chennai, parts of North, East India

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale on Wednesday night jolted Delhi, National Capital Region, Chennai and large parts of eastern and northern India but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to properties

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Moderate quake rocks east Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked eastern Indonesia today, an official said. “The tremors were moderate and it did not cause any damage,” Xinhua quoted a spokesman of Indonesia’s Meteorology and Geophysics Agency as saying. The quake did not have the potential of triggering a tsunami, the official added. The epicentre […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Malaysia quake: 11 climbers killed

Kuala LumpurL: 11 bodies of climbers were recovered on Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysia, bringing the toll to 11 after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Sabah State on yesterday, Tourism Minister Masidi Manjun said today. Masidi said the mountain would also be closed for at least three weeks to enable a clean-up following serious […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021