Tag: Earthquake

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.

  • Sunday, 15 August 2021
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.

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Earthquake hits northern parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  Earthquake was reported in northern parts of Odisha today. Met department sources confirmed an earthquake measuring 5.0 in magnitude on Richter scale with an epicentre at Hooghly in West Bengal. “The earthquake of moderate intensity with its epicentre in Hooghly district of West Bengal at latitude 22.9 degree north and longitude 87.7 east was […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
6.1 magnitude earthquake hits northern India

  New Delhi: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale hit the northern India today following which tremors were felt across Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Kashmir triggering panic among the people. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported. “Tremors of earthquake were felt for some seconds at 4.11 p.m.,” an […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tremors felt in North India

New Delhi: The northern states of India were rocked by a moderate intensity earthquake on Wednesday. Tremors were felt in Delhi and the adjoining regions this afternoon along with Union Territory of Chandigarh and other states in the zone like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana. The earthquake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Automatic coastal warning for Tsunami, Cyclone, Earthquake

Bhubaneswar: Residents living on the fringe of the 480 km long coastline in Odisha will now be better prepared for meeting any natural disaster like tsunami, cyclone and earthquake with the State government ready to install first-of-its-kind Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) in as many as six different coastal districts in three phases starting this […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Threat to Black Pagoda looms large

Bhubaneswar: Threat to world famous 13th century Sun Temple at Konark looms large as sand inside Jagmohan is caving in. According to endoscopy photography of Central Building Research Team, the four pillars of Jagmohan are in dilapidated condition. Besides, the sand inside Jagmohan is caving in. A gap of 62 foot has also developed in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Tremors across Odisha as quake hits Myanmar

Bhubaneswar/ Kolkata: A powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale with epicenter in Myanmar today shook many parts of Odisha including several parts in east and northeast India. Tremors were felt at about 4.08 pm in several areas of the state including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Paradip, Rourkela and Berahmpur. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Nepal quake: Facebook raises funds

Kathmandu: Social networking website Facebook has raised funds over $10 million within two days to support earthquake-torn Nepal. The Himalayan nation was rattled by a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter Scale on April 25 which left over 6,000 dead and injured more than 10,000. “We gave people the option on Facebook to support local […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Fiji island

Sydney: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the Pacific island nation of Fiji just before 8:00 local time (2:30 am IST) on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. Shortly after, the area felt another smaller tremor, which registered 5.2 magnitude. The earthquakes hit just south of the island between Fiji and Tonga, and were detected at […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
6.7-magnitude quake jolts Chile

Santiago: An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale the Chilean port city of Coquimbo with no immediate reports of casualties or damages. The quake struck at 10.32 p.m. on Saturday with the epicentre some 13 km east of the town of Tongoy and 428 km north of capital Santiago, said the National Seismological Centre […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

Srinagar: A low intensity earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale hit the Kashmir Valley on Friday, with no reports of casualties or damage. The earthquake occurred at 8.21 a.m. at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre was in the Jammu and Kashmir region, an official of the disaster management department said. “The coordinates […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
7.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

Manila: A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Davao Oriental province in the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. No damage has been reported by the Philippine government yet. The institute said the quake hit at 11.39 a.m. (Philippines time) at a depth of 49 km. […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Fears of new Indonesia tsunami as Anak Krakatau volcano seethes

Jakarta: Coastal residents near Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano have been warned to keep away from beaches amid fears it could trigger a new tsunami. On Saturday, giant waves crashed into coastal towns on the islands of Sumatra and Java, killing at least 222 people and injuring 843. It is thought that volcanic activity set off […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Tsunami alert issued after a 7.5-magnitude quake

Noumea (New Caledonia): A 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook off the coast of the Pacific island of New Caledonia, prompting warnings that tsunami waves of up to three metres can reach New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The earthquake struck at a depth of 10 km on Wednesday, with its epicentre 168 km east-south-east of Tadine, a town on […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021