Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 10:11
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Indonesia today but there was no tsunami alert, seismologists said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 17:15
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of far eastern Russia, the US Geological Survey reported.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 10:11
The Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 18:25
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 09:36
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 11:13
The Philippine archipelago is located in the Pacific "Ring of Fire”, where earthquakes and volcanic activity are common.
Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 18:48
A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines, triggering tsunami warnings across the region.
Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 21:31
A tsunami warning was put into effect for Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico after the quake.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 22:56
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 16:36
Premakumar Gunaratnam claimed that he was handcuffed, blindfolded and physically and sexually tortured by Sri Lankan government’s agents.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 12:49
Five people died from heart attacks in Indonesia`s Aceh and several others were injured as they tried to flee to high ground.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 10:01
Authorities in Kenya had warned people living on the coastal regions not to take to the sea and ordered schools in the area closed.
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