Andaman tsunami warning system can alert in 3 min: Scientist

The Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.

China mulls Tsunami warning system in South China Sea

Amid a row over South China Sea with its maritime neighbours, China said it is leading a plan to set up a Tsunami and other natural disaster warning systems in the area.

Hawaii lifts tsunami warning after Canada quake

US authorities have cancelled a tsunami warning for Hawaii hours after a 7.7 earthquake in Canada`s Charlotte Islands sent some residents scrambling to higher land.

Philippines earthquake: 1 dead; tsunami warning lifted

The Philippine archipelago is located in the Pacific "Ring of Fire”, where earthquakes and volcanic activity are common.

7.6 magnitude quake rocks Philippines, no casualties

A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines, triggering tsunami warnings across the region.

Major earthquake hits off El Salvador coast

A tsunami warning was put into effect for Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico after the quake.

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia, child injured

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because it is in the Pacific Ring of Fire, an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

`Sri Lankan govt agents sexually tortured me`

Premakumar Gunaratnam claimed that he was handcuffed, blindfolded and physically and sexually tortured by Sri Lankan government’s agents.

‘Lucky` Indonesians assess quake damage, 5 killed

Five people died from heart attacks in Indonesia`s Aceh and several others were injured as they tried to flee to high ground.

Kenya cancels tsunami alert for coastal areas

Authorities in Kenya had warned people living on the coastal regions not to take to the sea and ordered schools in the area closed.


Hours after an 8.6 earthquake struck Indonesia, another earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter Scale hit the island nation.

Indonesia quake: Tsunami watch in Indian Ocean

The United States earthquake monitoring system has issued a notification for a tsunami watch in the Indian Ocean, as per reports on CNN.

Island nation of Vanuatu jolted by several quakes

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu continues to be jolted by several moderate to strong earthquakes.

Huge quake jolts eastern Japan, no tsunami warning

Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world`s most seismically active areas.