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Strong 6.6-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

Jakarta: A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early Monday, sending residents running out of their homes, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake hit at a depth of 60 kilometres (40 miles) under the Molucca Sea, some 175 kilometres north northwest of the city of Ternate, according to the USGS. There […]

2 killed in 5.9-magnitude Iran quake

Tehran: At least two people were killed and 100 others injured when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Iran’s Kermanshah province on Sunday, authorities said. The epicentre of the quake was almost 9 km from the city of Tazehabad and about 30 km from the city of Javanrud, reports CNN. Both cities are close to the Iran-Iraq […]

Kin of Odia families pray for safe return

The massive earthquake that hit Nepal two days ago is giving sleepless nights to relatives of Odia people who are stranded in the neighbouring country devastated by the calamity