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Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 km (six miles) some 40 km (24 miles) west of the town of Phyu and 176 km (110 miles) northwest of Yangon.

Jan 12, 2018, 06:27 AM IST
Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off Central America: USGS

Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off Central America: USGS

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck north of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning in the area, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Jan 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hits off Java, Indonesia: USGS

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hits off Java, Indonesia: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck off the coast of Java in Indonesia on Friday.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Aftershocks likely from Sept test detected from N Korea nuclear site: USGS

Aftershocks likely from Sept test detected from N Korea nuclear site: USGS

Two minor tremors were detected on Saturday from near North Korea's nuclear test site and were probably aftershocks from the country`s massive nuclear test in early September, a U.S. Geological Survey official said.

Dec 09, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

7.0 magnitude quake off New Caledonia, triggering tsunami warning

New Caledonia is part of the "Ring of Fire", a zone of tectonic activity around the Pacific that is subject to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Nov 20, 2017, 06:35 AM IST

Strong earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hits eastern Indonesia

A strong earthquake with a 6.3 magnitude struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday.

Oct 31, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
6.6-magnitude quake strikes off Alaska: USGS

6.6-magnitude quake strikes off Alaska: USGS

The USGS said the quake struck at a depth of 111.8 km and 60 km east of the remote Buldir Island in the Aleutian archipelago that is home to some 8,000 people.

Oct 09, 2017, 07:23 AM IST

Strong 6.1 quake hits off Japan's east coast: USGS

A strong magnitude 6.1 quake hit off the east coast of Japan early Thursday but authorities did not issue a tsunami warning.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
6.3-magnitude tremor in North Korea sparks nuclear test fear, South Korea convenes emergency meet

6.3-magnitude tremor in North Korea sparks nuclear test fear, South Korea convenes emergency meet

North Korea appears to have conducted a sixth nuclear test, the South's Yonhap News Agency said Sunday citing military officials, just hours after Pyongyang claimed to have developed a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded into a long-range missile.

Sep 03, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Magnitude 6.9 quake hits Philippines: USGS

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury from the quake

Jul 06, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Central America: USGS

The earthquake occurred at 1041 GMT some 79 kilometres south-southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador at a depth of six miles, according to the USGS.

May 12, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

5.7-magnitude quake hits off Vanuatu

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit northwest of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu today, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Apr 17, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits northern Chile: USGS

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile, 144 km (90 miles) southeast of Calama, at a depth of 188 km, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday.

Apr 15, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Quake kills two near Iran Shi`ite holy city Mashhad

Iran lies on a major fault line and sees frequent earthquakes. The most recent was in January, when four people died in southern Iran.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

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

Mar 04, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes 224 km southwest of Fiji: USGS

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck 224 km (140 miles) southwest of Fiji on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning.

Jan 14, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes off Solomon islands: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the second powerful tremor in the islands to Australia`s north in less than two weeks.

Dec 20, 2016, 13:17 PM IST
6.5 magnitude quake hits China`s Xinjiang region: USGS

6.5 magnitude quake hits China`s Xinjiang region: USGS

The quake hit near the Tajik border and approximately 172 kilometres west of the Chinese city of Kashgar.

Nov 25, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Oct 17, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS

The offshore quake hit at 6:53 AM (local time) and was centred around 100 kilometres southeast of the city of Davao on the island of Mindanao, according to the US Geological Survey. 

Sep 24, 2016, 06:13 AM IST