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Strong quake hits southern Japan

Strong quake hits southern Japan

A strong earthquake hit southern Japan on Tuesday, though there was no tsunami warning nor immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday.

7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea, tsunami alert rescinded

7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea, tsunami alert rescinded

A major 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea Sunday, but a tsunami alert intially issued for the Pacific island nation and its neighbours was later cancelled.

5 most devastating natural disasters to hit India

5 most devastating natural disasters to hit India

In 2004, an earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean on the west coast of Sumatra, killed more than 2,30,000 people in 14 countries.

Strong quake hits northeast Japan, no tsunami risk

A strong earthquake struck northeast of Tokyo late Wednesday but there was no fear of a tsunami, Japan`s meteorological agency said.

Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu

Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu

Hundreds of people living in Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Monday paid homage to those who were swallowed by the 2004 tsunami on this day.

Solomon Islands rocked by another major earthquake

The Solomon Islands were rattled by a 6.9 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, just a day after hundreds of people along the coast fled into the hills following a 7.8 magnitude tremor. 

Magnitude 7.7 quake hits Solomon Islands, region at risk of tsunami

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit off the Solomon Islands early on Friday, triggering a tsunami warning in a wide area of the South Pacific.

Aftershocks rattle Indonesia; earthquake toll rises to 102

Aftershocks rattle Indonesia; earthquake toll rises to 102

The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake levelled hundreds of homes, mosques, and businesses across Aceh province, one of the areas worst affected by the devastating 2004 tsunami.

Indonesia earthquake toll jumps to 97: Military

Indonesia earthquake toll jumps to 97: Military

Mosques and shops were flattened in the small town of Meureudu, where the force of the quake sent people fleeing from their homes. No tsunami alert was issued.

Quake hits Japan, tsunami warning downgraded

The temblor was centred in the waters offshore of Fukushima, which borders the Pacific Ocean and is to the northeast of Tokyo.

Japan lifts tsunami warning along northeast coast after powerful earthquake

Japan lifts tsunami warning along northeast coast after powerful earthquake

Japan accounts for about 20 percent of the world`s earthquakes of magnitude 6 or greater.

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand, at least two dead

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand, at least two dead

At least two people were killed after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand just after midnight Monday.

Earthquake of intensity 7.4 hits New Zealand; tsunami alert issued

Earthquake of 7.4 intensity in New Zealand. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand, Tsunami warning issued

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand, Tsunami warning issued

An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 has hit New Zealand near Christchuch on Sunday.

6.6 quake hits western Japan, no immediate tsunami risk

6.6 quake hits western Japan, no immediate tsunami risk

A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan on Friday, the country's meteorological agency said, but there was no immediate tsunami risk.

Quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit West Java province in Indonesia on Wednesday, but no tsunami alert was issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.

First World Tsunami Awareness Day to be observed on November 5

First World Tsunami Awareness Day to be observed on November 5

India, along with 23 other Indian Ocean countries, participated in a tsunami mock drill on September 7-8.

Ex-Japan PM Junichiro​ Koizumi says Fukushima not under control

Ex-Japan PM Junichiro​ Koizumi says Fukushima not under control

Former Japanese leader Junichiro Koizumi on Wednesday accused current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of lying when he claimed the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant was "under control."