China quake

Powerful 6.9-magnitude quake strikes Tibet, tremor felt in Arunachal

Powerful 6.9-magnitude quake strikes Tibet, tremor felt in Arunachal

The quake reportedly occurred around 4 am and its epicentre was located in Tibet's Nyingchi prefecture. 

Nov 18, 2017, 07:26 AM IST

Nineteen killed by China quake as aftershocks rattle survivors

China on Wednesday evacuated tens of thousands people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19 people and rattled a region where memories of a 2008 seismic disaster remain fresh.

Aug 09, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

6.4 magnitude quake jolts China

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit China on Saturday, said the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

Jan 02, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

12,000 houses damaged in moderate China quake

Over 12,000 houses have sustained varying levels of damage after a moderate 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit a small town in southwest China's Yunnan Province, officials said on Saturday.

Oct 31, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

77,000 students affected in China quake

Teachers who are on vacation have been asked to return to help with the rescue work.

Jul 24, 2013, 14:43 PM IST

Twin earthquakes hit Gansu province of China, 75 killed

At least 75 people were killed and 412 others injured when two powerful shallow earthquakes on Monday jolted a remote mountainous province in northwestern China.

Jul 22, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Public mourning held for quake victims in China

Public mourning was held today for nearly 200 people who were killed in a 7.0-magnitude quake in China last week, even as authorities declared a high alert for secondary disasters like landslides in the quake-hit region.

Apr 27, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

China quake: 4,000 aftershocks recorded

More than 4,000 aftershocks had been recorded since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook China`s Sichuan province Saturday, authorities said Wednesday.

Apr 24, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

China quake toll rises to 193

The toll in the massive quake that shook China has now risen to 193, said authorities.

Apr 23, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Over 2,000 aftershocks rattle China

A total of 2,044 aftershocks have been monitored in China`s quake-hit Lushan county till Monday, authorities said.

Apr 22, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

China quake: Sichuan-based nuclear facilities safe

Sichuan-based nuclear power facilities are safe and no abnormalities have been detected in environmental radiation monitoring following the 7.0-magnitude quake, Chinese authorities said Saturday.

Apr 21, 2013, 09:52 AM IST

Japan`s Shinzo Abe offers China quake help

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered China help after a strong earthquake hit the southwest Sichuan province, killing at least 160 people and injuring thousands, officials said.

Apr 21, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

China quake: Soldier dies as relief vehicle falls off cliff

A military vehicle carrying 17 soldiers to China`s quake-hit Sichuan province plummeted off a cliff Saturday, killing one soldier, military officials said.

Apr 20, 2013, 14:35 PM IST

China earthquake timeline

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern Sichuan province Saturday. Here is a list of other deadly quakes in the country:

Apr 20, 2013, 13:33 PM IST

30 injured in China earthquake

At least 30 people were injured when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China`s Yunnan province Sunday, officials said.

Mar 04, 2013, 08:15 AM IST

Moderate quake jolts northwest China

A moderate 5.1-magnitude quake on Tuesday jolted parts of northwest China`s Qinghai Province close to Tibet but no casualities were reported.

Feb 12, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

China: Earthquake kills 4, injures over 100

The 5.7-magnitude quake struck the border of Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on Sunday, followed by a 3.3-magnitude aftershock two minutes later.

Jun 25, 2012, 08:36 AM IST

Heavy snow, sandstorm hinder China quake relief

Heavy snow and a sandstorm delayed flights carrying relief supplies and workers to a remote Tibetan region trying to recover from a devastating earthquake, state media said on Sunday.

Apr 25, 2010, 15:22 PM IST

China quake: 207 schoolchildren killed

A total of 207 schoolchildren have been killed in the April 14 earthquake in northwest China, Xinhua reported.

Apr 23, 2010, 10:10 AM IST

1,350 aftershocks recorded after China quake

A total of 1,350 aftershocks have been recorded after the April 14 earthquake that left more than 2,000 people dead in northwest China, Xinhua reported.

Apr 22, 2010, 11:37 AM IST