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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."

Around 35,000 people from coastal regions of India evacuated in massive tsunami drill

Around 35,000 people from coastal regions of India evacuated in massive tsunami drill

More than 2,00,000 people were killed in December 26, 2004, tsunami, which was triggered by an undersea earthquake off Sumatra, Indonesia.

 

Is India ready to handle a tsunami? Indian Ocean-wide mock drill to ascertain today

Is India ready to handle a tsunami? Indian Ocean-wide mock drill to ascertain today

The massive exercise would involve evacuation of around 35,000 people from the coastal communities mostly in Odisha and also in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.

Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude strikes Philippines's Mindanao island

Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude strikes Philippines's Mindanao island

A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.9 on the Richter Scale struck the island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Sunday morning, reports USGS.

NIO discovers world's first ancient settlement destroyed by tsunami

Dholavira is a site of an ancient metropolitan town of the Harappan period and was known as the largest port-town of the Harappans which flourished around 5,000 years ago, until the tsunami destroyed it 3,450 years ago. 

Japan hit by 6.0 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

Japan was hit by a strong earthquake for the second straight day on Saturday, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, officials said.

Major 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck about 535 km (330 miles) southeast of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, briefly triggering a local tsunami warning.

7.7-magnitude quake off Northern Marianas, no tsunami alert

A strong but deep 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northern Mariana Islands in the western Pacific on Friday, but triggered no tsunami alert, US monitors said.

5.0 magnitude earthquake rattles eastern Japan, no major damage

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale, jolted Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Sunday, officials said.

Precise block-level monsoon information to farmers by 2019

Indian and British scientists are working on a project together under the National Monsoon Mission.

6.2 undersea earthquake strikes central Indonesia

A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Indonesia on Thursday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Billions of years ago, mega-tsunamis scarred the Martian landscape, yielding evidence of cold, salty oceans conducive to sustaining life, according to a recent study.

Slow-slip events can be harbinger of tsunami threats: Study

Slow-slip events can be harbinger of tsunami threats: Study

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In a major development, scientists recently discovered that slow-slips events or slow- motion earthquakes can lead to tsunami-generating regular earthquakes.

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits southern Japan

 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 hit the Kumamoto prefecture in southern Japan on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Japan battles to care for 100,000 evacuees after quake

The twin quake disaster comes at a particularly sensitive for Abe, just months ahead of elections for the upper house of parliament.

Japan earthquake rattles markets as factories shut; survivors queue for food

The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub, killing at least 42 people and forcing major companies to close factories.

Strong earthquake in Ecuador kills 28, neighboring Peru issues tsunami alert

Strong earthquake in Ecuador kills 28, neighboring Peru issues tsunami alert

At least 28 people died in Ecuador when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the country`s northwest Pacific coast late on Saturday, causing "considerable damage" near the epicenter as well as in the largest city of Guayaquil.

Strong earthquakes hit Japan; at least two dead, dozens injured

A strong earthquake struck Japan, as per reports on Thursday.

See it to believe it: Unexpected Tsunami in Japan caught-on-camera by tourist!

See it to believe it: Unexpected Tsunami in Japan caught-on-camera by tourist!

In a completely bizarre yet shocking incident, a monster 'Tsunami' got trapped in the camera of a tourist in Japan.

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesia: USGS

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island of Java late Wednesday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued.