A day after quakes rocked Chile and US` California, a major earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru early on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
Chile was rocked by a strong earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale early on Sunday.
A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning or reports of significant damage.
A low intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale shook India`s northeastern states Sunday night, officials said.
A slight intensity earthquake jolted the West Kameng area of Arunachal Pradesh this evening, the Met department said.
Northeast India was rattled early Tuesday when a mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted the Darrang region of Assam.
An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Fiji region at 15.28 GMT Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.
A slight intensity earthquake, measuring 4.8 on Richter scale, jolted region of Andaman Islands Tuesday.
An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit various parts of Pakistan Sunday, including most of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwestern tribal region.
Greenland is a self-governing territory of Denmark located within the Arctic Circle.
The temblor, which lasted about five seconds, occurred at about 7 pm and was followed by powerful aftershocks.
The quake hit the islands at 2.28 am, according to the Met
An eaqrthquake measuring 5.3 on
the Richter scale jolted Gujarat on Thursday night.
Prayers began to be offered in Nepal with the realisation that the quake could have wreaked far greater devastation.
The quake occured on shores of Honshu island, 300 km north-east of Tokyo, at a shallow depth of 15 km.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai