Earthquake

Earthquake with 6.0 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands region: IMD

Earthquake with 6.0 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands region: IMD

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Nicobar Islands region on Thursday morning.

Jan 17, 2019, 09:26 AM IST
Earthquake measuring 4.6 hits Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake measuring 4.6 hits Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale hit Jammu and Kashmir at 8.22 am on Thursday.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits western Iran, about 30 injured

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits western Iran, about 30 injured

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) initially put the magnitude of the quake at 5.9 but revised this later to 5.5.

Jan 06, 2019, 23:15 PM IST
Massive earthquake strikes southern Philippines island of Mindanao; Tsunami alert issued

Massive earthquake strikes southern Philippines island of Mindanao; Tsunami alert issued

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday.

Dec 29, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Massive 7.6 earthquake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia: Reports

Massive 7.6 earthquake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia: Reports

The undersea quake was only a shallow 10 km (6 miles) deep and about 155 km (95 miles) east-southeast of the Loyalty Islands off New Caledonia`s east coast.

Dec 05, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands, no tsunami threat issued

Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands, no tsunami threat issued

"There was no panic in Tiakur and Saumlaki, areas close to the epicentre."

Dec 01, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
Powerful quake causes damage in Anchorage; no injuries reported

Powerful quake causes damage in Anchorage; no injuries reported

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake shook southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting traffic and knocking television stations off the air in Anchorage, the state`s largest city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. 

Dec 01, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 8.5 or more likely to occur in Himalayas: Study

Earthquake of magnitude 8.5 or more likely to occur in Himalayas: Study

The researchers followed the local geology and structural map published by the Geological Survey of India, besides using Google Earth and imagery from Indian space agency ISRO`s Cartosat-1 satellite.

Nov 30, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle scientists

Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle scientists

No earthquake took place at the time in regions the seismic activity was recorded. So what's the cause behind it? Meteorite activity? Ancient underwater monster? A submarine volcano? Nuclear test? 

Nov 30, 2018, 10:36 AM IST
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

In 2003, a quake of a magnitude of 6.6 in Kerman province killed 31,000 people and flattened the historic city of Bam.

Nov 26, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran: USGS

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran: USGS

USGS said the quake was at a depth of 65 kilometres (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam, close to Iran`s border with Iraq. 

Nov 25, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
New Zealand's South & North Islands moving closer, one city sinking after 2016 earthquake

New Zealand's South & North Islands moving closer, one city sinking after 2016 earthquake

Scientists are now calling it one of the most complex earthquakes observed anywhere in the world.

Nov 24, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Earthquake measuring 6.7 strikes Fiji, no tsunami warning

Earthquake measuring 6.7 strikes Fiji, no tsunami warning

Initial reports suggest that since the earthquake was too deep in the sea, there was no damage caused on the land surface. 

Nov 19, 2018, 06:25 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on Sunday, as reported by news agency ANI.

Nov 11, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hit Mizoram

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hit Mizoram

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram's Champhai on Saturday at around 10.45 pm, news agency ANI reported. 

Nov 10, 2018, 23:28 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits off Greenland, says USGS

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits off Greenland, says USGS

The quake initially reported as a magnitude 7.1, struck at 0149 GMT.

Nov 09, 2018, 08:22 AM IST
4.1-magnitude earthquake hits Manipur

4.1-magnitude earthquake hits Manipur

A mild earthquake hit Manipur on Wednesday morning, India Meteorological Department said.

Nov 07, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. While the epicentre of the earthquake is yet to be confirmed, News agency ANI quoted IMD as saying that it occurred at 8.13 pm.

Oct 29, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
Strong quake off Greece, no early reports of damage, injuries

Strong quake off Greece, no early reports of damage, injuries

A strong quake with a magnitude of at least 6.4 struck off Greece early on Friday, earthquake monitors said, but there were no initial reports of extensive damage or casualties.

Oct 26, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
3.1 earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur

3.1 earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur

Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. No damage or casualty was reported.

Oct 22, 2018, 10:15 AM IST