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Mild earthquake hits parts of West Bengal

Mild tremors were felt in Howrah, Hooghly and West Midnapore districts of South Bengal, apart from Kolkata.

Tsunami warning in Indonesia after 6.8 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra

A Tsunami warning was issued in Indonesia after the quake but India was safe, a Ministry of Earth Sciences official said.


Earthquake jolts Maharashtra's Palghar, woman killed in house collapse

Palghar Collector Kailas Shinde said he was reviewing the situation adding that local revenue officials were instructed to visit the affected villages and check the damage caused.

Earthquake of 5.6-magnitude jolts Arunachal, other Northeastern states

Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh also experienced tremors of magnitude 4.9 at around 3.21 pm.

Aftershocks continue in California desert

The US Geological Survey said the chance of a quake larger than Friday's 7.1 temblor is less than 1% and the chance of a magnitude 6 or higher is down to 6%.

Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake, strongest in 20 years

This is the second massive quake in less than two days. The quake was centered near Ridgecrest, location of the July 4 magnitude temblor.


5.4-magnitude quake hits China's Sichuan province, 31 injured

On June 17, 12 people were killed and 220 others injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the province.

Two low-intensity earthquakes hit Maharashtra's Satara district

The first quake occurred around 7.47 am and the second one was experienced at 8.27 am in Satara district, located around 120 km from Pune, an official at the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) centre here said.

Japan issues tsunami warning following 6.5 magnitude quake

Japan's Meteorological Agency, however, issued a warning for a 0.2-1.0 metre tsunami along the north-west coast of the Honshu island. 

Tremor in North Gujarat

The earthquake which happened at a depth of 3.1 kilometres 31 kilometres East-North-East of Palanpur in Banaskantha, stated Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research (ISR).

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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 […]