Mild tremors were felt in Andaman islands in the early hours of Wednesday morning after an earthquake of 4.5 magnitude was reported in North North West of Bamboo Flat, according to United States Geological Survey.
Chennai earthquake: According to USGS, the epicentre was 10 km below sea level and the quake struck at 1.30 am, about 609 km away from Chennai. Light tremors were also felt in Chennai where people took to social media to report the quake.
The quake triggered landslides in some areas, but Iranian authorities said rescue teams had access to all towns and villages. The head of Iran's Red Crescent Society, Mahmoud Mohammadi Nasab, told TV that there were no fatalities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.