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Nepal earthquake 2015 worst ever in 81 years

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.9 on Richter scale and a series of aftershocks struck Nepal on Saturday. The quakes also jolted parts of North and Northeast India. Widespread damage has been reported from Nepal.

Biggest earthquake in Nepal region since 1934; aftershocks to continue: NGRI scientist

The earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale which shook Nepal and several areas in India on Saturday can be classified as a "great earthquake" and the aftershocks will continue for next 10-15 days, according to NGRI seismologist RK Chadha.

What made Japan`s Tsunami worse

Tsunami created by undersea earthquakes can be made much larger by the “pop-up” movement of large amounts of residue, a new study has suggested.

Scientists had expected Indonesia quake

Scientists had been expecting Wednesday`s great earthquake off Sumatra but it occurred a little sooner, according to Arun Bapat, an Indian seismologist in Pune.

Earthquake prediction still stymies scientists

The East Coast quake surprised some scientists who spend their careers trying to untangle the mysteries of sudden ground shifts.

Moderate quake jolts Taiwan

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake rocked
southern Taiwan on Monday, the island`s Seismology Centre said,
but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.