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Magnitude 5 earthquake hits parts of Himachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:09

A 5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Strong quake hits southwest Iran: Report

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:48

Iran`s official news agency is reporting a 6.1-magnitude earthquake today hit a sparsely populated mountainous area near the Iraqi border.

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Mauritius

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 00:13

The quake hit at a depth of 16.4 km, said USGS, which calculated it struck around 1,140 km east of the capital Port Louis.

Three injured as moderate quake jolts China county

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:39

At least three persons were injured today after a moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck Yongshan County of China`s southwestern Sichuan province.

Shallow 5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes SW China

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 04:40

A moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern Sichuan province early Sunday, US geologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Deep drilling to study earthquakes in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:44

A major national project involving deep drilling in the earthquake-prone Koyna intra-plate seismic zone in Maharashtra has been initiated by the central government for conducting scientific studies related to earthquakes, a statement said Thursday.

Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Mexico`s Oaxaca state

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 21:43

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck the southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca.

Ecuador quake triggers deadly landslides

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:53

A shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Ecuadoran capital Quito Tuesday, triggering landslides that killed at least two people and violently shaking buildings and homes.

Ecuador earthquake triggers deadly landslides, at least two dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 05:59

A shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Ecuadoran capital Quito Tuesday, triggering landslides that killed at least two people and violently shaking buildings and homes.

Magnitude-5.1 quake rattles Ecuador`s capital

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 04:31

An earthquake measured at a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has rattled Ecuador`s capital and surrounding areas, causing tall buildings to sway and sending people scurrying into the streets.

2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 19:36

A new study has revealed that Antarctica`s frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.

2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 16:02

A new study has revealed that Antarctica`s frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.