Earthquake

Natural tremor near North Korea nuclear test site: South Korea

Natural tremor near North Korea nuclear test site: South Korea

A natural earthquake of magnitude 2.5 occurred Saturday near North Korea`s nuclear test site, the fourth such tremor since the North`s most recent atomic explosion there, South Korean officials said.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
 Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 hits Punjab's Ludhiana-Sangrur border region

Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 hits Punjab's Ludhiana-Sangrur border region

A moderate intensity earthquake on Thursday struck Ludhiana-Sangrur border region in Punjab.

Nov 30, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
Earthquake 5.1 strikes southwest Turkey

Earthquake 5.1 strikes southwest Turkey

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit southwest Turkey at 2149 GMT on Friday, Turkey`s Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

Major quake likely to hit north India, says chief of seismology centre

A major earthquake of magnitude 8 is due to hit Uttarakhand`s Garhwal Himalaya, warned National Centre for Seismology Director Dr Vineet Gehlot on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 00:57 AM IST
Major earthquake likely in Uttarakhand: Seismology experts

Major earthquake likely in Uttarakhand: Seismology experts

The last time there was an earthquake in the state was in February this year when the epicentre was found to be in Rudraprayag district. The 5.1 magnitude quake injured one and resulted in several buildings developing cracks.

Nov 22, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar-India border near Manipur

5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar-India border near Manipur

A moderate intensity earthquake on Monday struck Myanmar-India border area.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia`s Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighbouring Vanuatu, where authorities ordered evacuations.

Nov 20, 2017, 09:06 AM 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

Mild tremors in parts of Hyderabad

Mild tremors were felt in Jubilee Hills, KBR Park, parts of Banjara Hills, Rahmat Nagar and Borabanda on Wednesday.

 

Nov 15, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors: Report

Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors: Report

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands of others, state television reported.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
Over 400 killed in powerful Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

Over 400 killed in powerful Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

More than 400 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country.

Nov 13, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Earthquake strikes Iraq-Iran border, several dead

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale rocked Iran and Iraq with several people killed and hundreds injured.

Nov 13, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
At least 207 dead as 7.3 earthquake shakes Iran-Iraq border, over 1500 injured

At least 207 dead as 7.3 earthquake shakes Iran-Iraq border, over 1500 injured

The quake hit 30 kilometres southwest of Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan

Nov 13, 2017, 07:07 AM IST
Magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattles northeast Iraq

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattles northeast Iraq

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled northeast Iraq on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2017, 00:57 AM IST

5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Hokkaido

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Hokkaido prefecture on Friday. No tsunami warning was issued.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:26 PM 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

Earthquake jolts northern Pakistan, Afghan mountain range

An earthquake has struck the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan.

Oct 29, 2017, 06:23 AM IST

Earthquake hits North Korea near nuclear test site

A shallow 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck near North Korea`s nuclear test site before dawn on Friday, weeks after Pyongyang`s biggest detonation, but South Korean experts said the tremor did not appear to be man-made.

Oct 13, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 shakes up Andaman

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 shakes up Andaman

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred in Andaman Islands Region

Oct 10, 2017, 07:29 AM IST

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes under sea off Tonga

An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck under the sea 170km (105 miles) west of Neiafu in Tonga at 1404 GMT on Sunday, at a depth of 10km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Oct 09, 2017, 00:40 AM IST