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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 […]

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern California

San Francisco: A massive earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale jolted southern California, just a day after a 6.4-magnitude temblor hit the US state, the strongest in 20 years. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the quake that hit the state at 8.19 p.m. on Friday was near Ridgercrest, […]

6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Southern California

Los Angeles: An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted the US state of California on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre, with a depth of 8.68 km, was initially determined to be at 35.70 degrees north latitude and 117.51 degrees west longitude, Xinhua reported. The quake was felt across the […]

Was Wednesday Deogarh tremor a trailer only? Seismic earth station need of the hour

Bhubaneswar: Are the mild tremors felt in western Odisha on Wednesday an indication of any big quake in the making in that part of the State? As per reports, in the dusk hours of Wednesday, western Odisha was jolted mildly by a quake epicentered at Deogarh. “A mild earthquake, with its epicentre in Deogarh district, […]

Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hits Maha's Satara district

Pune: An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 shook parts of Satara district in Maharashtra on Thursday morning, an official said. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred around 7.47 am, was recorded at a depth of 10 km, the official at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) centre here said. No casualty or damage to property has […]

Earthquake tremors felt in parts of Odisha

Sambalpur: Earthquake tremors were felt in several parts of western Odisha including Sambalpur, Kuchinda, Deogarh, Rourkela, Bonai and Jharsuguda around 05:48 PM today. As per reports, strong tremors were felt for few seconds following which people started to come out of their residences in the affected areas. “I was studying at home when our house started […]

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