Jammu and Kashmir
Monday, May 20, 2013
Makran subduction zone in Arabian Sea most prone to quakes, tsunamis: Study
The Arabian Sea at the Makran subduction zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than ...
Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth: Study
Earthquakes can permanently crack the Earth, a study of quakes that have rocked Chile over the past ...
Over 2,000 aftershocks rattle China
A total of 2,044 aftershocks have been monitored in China`s quake-hit Lushan county till Monday, aut...
China earthquake: 102 cultural sites damaged
The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck China`s Sichuan province has damaged 102 cultural relic sit...
Japan`s Shinzo Abe offers China quake help
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered China help after a strong earthquake hit the southwes...
China earthquake: Rescuers scrabble to find survivors
Thousands of rescue workers combed through flattened villages in southwest China in a race to find s...
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 ...
China earthquake timeline
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern Sichuan province Saturday. Here is a l...
Putin offers China quake recovery help
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered China assistance on Saturday in helping recover from a quak...
China hit by major quake, 157 dead, 3000 injured
More than 150 people were killed and 3,000 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part o...
India`s N-plants unaffected by Iran earthquake: NPCIL
Nuclear plants in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan remained unaffected by the earthquake that hi...
Chronology of earthquakes in the last 10 years
Strong tremors rocked large parts of north India, including the national capital and its adjoining a...
Iran denies radiation leak at Bushehr N-plant
Iran has dismissed as baseless the media reports suggesting possible radiation leakage at Bushehr Nu...
Japan official alerts North Korean missile instead of quake
A Japanese official mistakenly announced the launch of a North Korean missile instead of sending an ...
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Japan, 24 injured
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit western Japan, injuring at least 24 people and destroying some...
Moderate earthquake felt in Mexico City
A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Mexico`s capital and its southwestern coast, but there were...
Bushehr nuclear plant `undamaged` by strong Iran quake
Iran`s only nuclear power plant, located in the Gulf city of Bushehr, was undamaged by a strong eart...
Death toll at 37 as Iran wraps up quake rescue
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed 37 and injured hundreds more in a sparsely populated area in south...
Earthquake of 5.9-magnitude strikes Pakistan
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake today rocked many parts of northern and central Pakistan, leaving at leas...
Moderate earthquake hits Kashmir, no damage to property
A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale hit the Kashmir Valley on Thursda...
Magnitude-6.2 quake hits near Guatemala City
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City, but residents said they barely felt the tembl...
Earthquake jolts northeast India, Bangladesh
An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked parts of northeast India and Bangladesh on Saturday, an o...
Earthquake hits Japan, no tsunami warning issued
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit eastern Japan on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan
The earthquake was felt in Peshawar in the northwest and its adjoining areas of Malakand division an...
Magnitude 6.7 Siberian quake causes no damage
Russia`s Emergency Situations Ministry says that a magnitude 6.7 earthquake has hit a sparsely popul...
Static electricity may hold key to predicting earthquakes
Scientists claim that a rise in static electricity below the ground could be a reliable indicator th...
Experts warn of more great quakes in the Himalayas
: In a new study, a team of researchers has discovered that massive earthquakes in the range of 8 to...
Two large earthquakes strike off California coast
The US Geological Survey says two large earthquakes have struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast o...
Hot spots for world`s powerful earthquakes identified
Researchers have pinpointed the locations - like Indonesia`s Sumatra Island - where the world`s larg...
Himalayas may experience major earthquakes: Study
Scientists studying geologic features and activity in the Himalayas have warned that the mountain ra...
Geoelectric changes may help predict earthquakes
A team of researchers claim to have found a link between the occurrence of earthquakes in the Izu Is...
Italian scientists jailed for failing to predict earthquake
An Italian court has convicted six scientists and a government official of manslaughter for failing ...
Two slight intensity quakes hit Himachal again
Himchal Pradesh was rocked on Wednesday again by two slight intensity earthquakes within a span of 4...
China quakes toll at 81; 2-yr-old latest victim
A 3.7-magnitude aftershock that occurred in the Yunnan Province yesterday evening buried a two-year...
Series of earthquakes rattle California
Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes rattled Southern California, from rural Imperial County to t...
Pakistan offers help to quake-hit Iran
Ashraf offered assistance to the government and people of Iran "at this hour of trial".
Afghan quakes: ‘At least three dead’
Two earthquakes in Afghanistan`s mountainous Hindu Kush region on Monday may have killed at least th...
Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir
Two tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damag...
Seismographs in Kashmir Valley to monitor quakes
Located in one of the most active seismic zones, Jammu and Kashmir has been historically affected by...
Biggest earthquakes since 1900
Here is a factbox showing the 10 strongest earthquakes recorded since 1900.
China develops system to predict earthquakes
Chinese scientists claimed to have developed a system to monitor the movement of the Earth`s crust a...
Quake-hit Christchurch cathedral to be demolished
The spire of the 131-year-old cathedral, a symbol of the South Island city, collapsed in the Februa...
Two strong earthquakes strike Puerto Rico
Two strong earthquakes struck Puerto Rico within minutes of each other early on Saturday.
Kashmir must ban construction in marshes: Experts
Geophysicist Roger Bilham predicting a mega temblor in the Kashmir Himalayas says quake preparedness...
Study links tropical cyclones to earthquakes
US researchers said today they have found evidence that tropical cyclones in Haiti and Taiwan were f...
`Earthquakes at N-plant sites cannot be ruled out`
On Friday, India`s nuclear watchdog AERB had claimed the controversial Koodankulam plant was "very w...
`Quakes unlikely in Sikkim for next few years`
Sikkim is unlikely to face any large earthquake over the next couple of years, say experts.
North Sikkim geologically vulnerable: Geologists
The Geological Survey of India has sent teams to the earthquake affected areas in Sikkim.
Moderate 5.9 quake strikes Afghanistan
Northern Afghanistan and Pakistan are frequently hit by earthquakes.
`Quake on India-China border on April 14-16`
More earthquakes are possible to hit parts of Asia, including Japan and the Chinese border with Indi...
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