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EARTHQUAKE NEWS

Gujarat: 2 tremors hit Gir Somnath, locals run out of homes; no casualty

May 02, 2022 12:18 pm

The first tremor of 4.0 magnitude was recorded at 6.58 am, with its epicentre 13 km north-northeast of the Talala village.

Powerful 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey

April 09, 2022 9:13 pm

The 5.2 magnitude quake struck the town of Puturge in Malatya province at 5:02 p.m. local time (1402 GMT), Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) said.

Quake of magnitude 5.8 strikes Ecuador coast, damaging buildings

March 27, 2022 12:23 pm

The quake was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles), with its epicenter 9 km south-southeast of Esmeraldas, Ecuador, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

Back-to-back tremors in Tamil Nadu

March 25, 2022 5:19 pm

Television channels showed images of cracks in a couple of houses in a village near Oddanchatram and local officials are on a visit to villages that experienced tremors to ascertain if people or buildings were affected.

7.3 magnitude quake hits north Japan, tsunami risk receding

March 16, 2022 10:06 pm

The region is part of northern Japan that was devastated by a deadly 9.0 quake and tsunami that also caused a nuclear disaster.

Earthquakes shake Indonesia, Philippines; no tsunami threat

March 14, 2022 11:17 am

In Indonesia, a magnitude-6.7 quake that was 16 kilometres deep struck about 169 kilometres west of Pariaman, a town in West Sumatra province, the US Geological Survey said.

Tremors felt in parts of Delhi, J&K after earthquake hits Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region

February 05, 2022 11:45 am

An earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude and at a depth of 181 km occurred at 9.45 am Saturday in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region. It sent tremors across parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi NCR.

Watch: Tremors felt during Ireland-Zimbabwe U-19 WC game

January 30, 2022 2:34 pm

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Port of Spain causing the tremors during Ireland-Zimbabwe match at the Queen's Par Oval on Saturday.

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes Crete, felt in Egyptian cities

December 29, 2021 12:46 pm

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful undersea quake

December 14, 2021 11:26 am

🔴 Indonesia has lifted a tsunami alert following a magnitude 7.3 undersea earthquake that struck off Flores Island, triggering panic in a region prone to fatal quakes.

EARTHQUAKE PHOTOS

Over 1,200 dead as earthquake rocks Haiti

August 16, 2021 9:28 pm

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean nation of Haiti on Saturday, claiming the lives of 1,297 people.

In Pictures: Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to keep residents on edge

May 11, 2018 3:39 pm

A similar 1924 explosion threw pulverised rock, ash and steam as high as nine kilometers into the sky, for a couple of weeks. Kilauea has been continuously erupting since 1983 and is one of five volcanoes that make up the Big Island.

Iran-Iraq border earthquake: More than 140 killed, 860 injured

November 13, 2017 9:40 am

At least 140 people were killed and 860 others injured in a 7.2 earthquake along along Iran-Iraq border, reports The Associated Press. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call with the Interior Ministry emphasized the need for maximum effort from officials.

Earthquake rocks Northeast India, at least 6 dead

January 04, 2016 1:10 pm

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked India’s northeastern states and adjoining Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan on Monday morning

At least 100 killed as massive earthquake hits Afghanistan

October 26, 2015 6:35 pm

A strong earthquake rocked North India, including parts of the national capital region. Initial report say the epicentre of the earthquake was in north Afghanistan and has been clocked at 7.5 on the Richter scale.

Strong earthquake shakes Chile capital, tsunami warning issued

September 17, 2015 8:37 pm

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off northern Chile on Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in the capital of Santiago and prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for the Andean nation's entire Pacific coast.

7.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Nepal, sends tremors across north India

May 13, 2015 10:39 am

Fresh earthquake kills nine in Nepal, four dead in Bihar; PM Modi directs authorities to be on alert.

Life limps back to normal amid fear in Nepal after devastating earthquake

April 30, 2015 3:12 pm

Thousands line up in Kathmandu where the government is providing free transportation for people hoping to travel to their hometowns.

Nepal earthquake: Angry citizens protest against slow rescue operations

April 29, 2015 2:21 pm

Nepalese people protest against the government for the slow pace of aid delivery for the earthquake affected in Kathmandu.

Massive earthquake strikes Nepal, tremors felt in India

April 25, 2015 11:15 pm

An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale on Saturday hit many parts of east and north India, including New Delhi. The epicentre of the earthquake was in Nepal.

EARTHQUAKE VIDEOS

Nepal PM studies post-quake rehabilitation work in Bhuj

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

Kutch, Feb 24 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli visited Gujarat’s Bhuj area, which was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2001, to take lessons on rehabilitation of earthquake victims. Oli, along with his wife Radhika Shakya, and Nepali delegates reviewed the reconstruction work undertaken by authorities in Bhuj, adding that soon he will start reconstruction of Nepal.

IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.

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