Seismology

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.

Apr 25, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

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.

Apr 25, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2012, 12:59 PM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2012, 17:45 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2011, 08:39 AM IST

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.

Nov 08, 2010, 22:48 PM IST