A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of damage, as a powerful typhoon lashed the country`s far south.
The epicentre of the quake was located inland of northernmost Hokkaido at a depth of 37 kilometres (23 miles), close to the region`s capital city Sapporo.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The Delhi-National Capital Region was on Tuesday jolted by a major earthquake but no loss of life or damage to property was reported.
Monday`s earthquake that shook the
capital and certain areas in its neighbouring states of
Haryana, Rajasthan and UP was the 19th tremor in
the country this year.
A rare 3.6-magnitude quake
rattled Washington and the surrounding area.
A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake
hit Indonesia`s Java island on Tuesday.
An earthquake measuring 4.9 on
the Richter Scale shook parts of the north east region late
Two South Koreans were killed and one is missing in American Samoa after it was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, Seoul`s foreign ministry said Wednesday.
A new research has given the clearest picture yet of the role of water in helping to trigger earthquakes in New Zealand.
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