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Earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hits Assam's Sonitpur again

April 30, 2021 7:20 pm

This comes two days after a massive 6.7 magnitude tremor rocked Dhekiajuli town in the state’s Sonitpur district on Wednesday morning injuring at least 10 people and causing extensive damage to several houses and buildings.

Assam earthquake: At least 10 injured, houses damaged

April 29, 2021 2:55 am

Assam earthquake: The epicenter of the quake was Sonitpur and the quake occurred at 7.51 am at a depth of 17 kilometres, according to the National Centre for Seismology.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes southwestern Iran

April 18, 2021 1:28 pm

Iranian state television alerted on its broadcast, saying it was a 5.9 magnitude. A second aftershock quake of 4.5 magnitude followed it.

8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake shakes East Java

April 11, 2021 5:28 pm

This was the second deadly disaster to hit Indonesia this week, after Tropical Cyclone Seroja caused a severe downpour Sunday that killed at least 174 people and left 48 still missing in East Nusa Tenggara province.

Strong earthquake shakes Japan; USGS says 7.2

March 20, 2021 5:09 pm

The Kyodo news agency said its epicenter was off the coast of Miyagi prefecture, which was heavily damaged during the huge earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

Tremors felt across north India as 5.9 magnitude quake strikes Tajikistan

February 13, 2021 7:49 am

Earthquake today LIVE updates: Tremors felt in Amritsar, Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Delhi-NCR following 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Tajikistan

Scientists warn of major earthquake as stress build-up in Uttarakhand's Dharchula region

November 10, 2020 8:11 am

Scientists say these large concentrations of earthquakes are “release of stress’’ building up in the region and that in the near future, there is likelihood of an earthquake of high magnitude in the region.

4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near Surat, no casualties reported

November 08, 2020 1:17 am

The tremor, with its epicentre 36 kilometres east-south-east from Bharuch, was followed by a 2.1 magnitude quake in the same region, officials said. No damage to property or casualties were reported due to the tremors.

Six dead, 120 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkey, rattles Greek Island

October 30, 2020 10:46 pm

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday's earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of 16,5 kilometers and registered at a 6.6 magnitude.

Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude strikes Ladakh

September 25, 2020 6:07 pm

No reports of damages, injuries and fatalities have surfaced so far.


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.


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.