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Nepal earthquake: Magnitude 4.8 quake hits Kathmandu early today

Nepal Earthquake: The National Emergency Operation Centre also reported that quakes with magnitudes of 5.2 and 4.3 hit Nauboise in Dhading district at 6.29 am and 6.40 am respectively.

Strong quake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital

The bureau said the quake happened at one minute after 1 p.m. local time (0500 GMT), with its epicenter located just over 10 kilometers (6 miles) northwest of the eastern coastal city of Hualien. The depth was 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to USGS.


Nine earthquakes hit Andaman & Nicobar islands in a span of two hours

The first jolt with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred at 5.14 AM, followed by another jolt with a magnitude of 5 a couple of minutes later. The last jolt was recorded at 6.54 AM with a magnitude of 5.2, it said.

Nine quakes hit Andaman & Nicobar Islands in a span of two hours

The first jolt with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred at 5.14 AM, followed by another jolt with a magnitude of 5 a couple of minutes later. The last jolt was recorded at 6.54 AM with a magnitude of 5.2, it said.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hits Andaman Islands

Earlier this week, the Andaman Islands were hit by another quake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hits Andaman Islands

Last month, mild tremors were felt in Andaman islands in the early hours on February 13 after an earthquake of 4.5 magnitude was reported in North West of Bamboo Flat which is a census town in the Andaman district.


Palghar earthquake: At work, a teacher calms parents of examinees

Since the earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale hit on February 1, when a four-year-old girl died in Haladpada village, the quake Friday — measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale — was the highest recorded in the area.

Maharashtra: Tremors measuring 4.3 hits Palghar again

Palghar Collector Prashant Narnaware said, “A fault line around Dahanu has become active and is releasing energy. As long as the energy is released in quick bursts, we won’t have a serious earthquake. We are ready for any eventuality.”

Explained: Why Palghar is repeatedly jolted by earthquakes

Why are so many tremors hitting this area? Are they foreshocks of a larger disaster that is on the way?

Earthquake in Delhi Today: Tremors felt in parts of NCR

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 reported 44 km southwest of Muzaffarnagar a little before 8 am this morning. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Earthquake Measuring 5.7 Magnitude Rocks North East India: Find Out More

A moderate earthquake rocked the entire Northeastern region and adjoining districts of Bangladesh on Tuesday afternoon, with the Central Seismological Observatory in Shillong putting its magnitude at 5.7 on the Richter scale. The earthquake, which was felt for about five to six seconds, occurred at 2:39 PM, and had its epicentre in Dhalai district of […]

6.8 Earthquake : Visuals Inside The Indian Express Office

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck the Hindukush region in northern Afghanistan in the afternoon on Sunday, with strong tremors being felt through most of north India. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 39 km west-southwest of Eshkasham town in Afghanistan, almost on the border with Tajikistan.


Nepal PM studies post-quake rehabilitation work in Bhuj

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

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.

8.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued

A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile’s northern coast Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in the capital of Santiago and bringing flooding from small tsunami waves in some shore towns. Five deaths were reported by AFP. It also reported that about one million were evacuated. Officials were still checking the region late into the […]