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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. 

Tremors felt in Andaman islands after 4.5 magnitude quake

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.


Tremors felt in Chennai as magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Bay of Bengal

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.

Earthquake of 5.6 magnitude strikes Kashmir

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far. 

Why is Palghar being repeatedly jolted by earthquakes?

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

IIT Roorkee's new warning system claims to alert before earthquake strikes

After conducting the research with the sensors for over two years in Uttarakhand, a system of sirens too have been deployed in the area last year that can alert people up to 200 metres away.


IMD to monitor seismic activity in Palghar

With such repeated incidents, experts are planning to set up machines to undertake long-term seismic observations.

Moderate intensity earthquake hits Kullu in Himachal Pradesh

The epicentre was at a dept of 10 km, IMD said. However, there were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property.

Iran quake injures more than 634, but no deaths reported : state TV

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.

Quake of magnitude 6.2 rattles New Zealand's North Island

There were no immediate reports of a tsunami warning, damage or casualties from the quake

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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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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.