Tag: Earthquake

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, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
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. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021