Earthquake

4.5 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar islands

4.5 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar islands

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar Island region on Saturday. 

Sep 16, 2017, 08:02 AM IST

Greeks built sacred sites on earthquake fault lines: Study

According to Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth in the UK, fault lines created by seismic activity in the Aegean region may have caused areas to be afforded special cultural status.

Sep 13, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
50 million affected in Mexico earthquake: Three days mourning declared

50 million affected in Mexico earthquake: Three days mourning declared

More than 600 aftershocks have been recorded since the earthquake struck off the Mexico`s southern Pacific coast just before midnight on Thursday local time.

Sep 09, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Race to rescue survivors from ruins of Mexico quake

Race to rescue survivors from ruins of Mexico quake

The president described the quake as "the largest registered in our country in at least the past 100 years" -- stronger even than a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed more than 10,000 people in Mexico City.

Sep 09, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Mexico's biggest quake in century kills at least 36

Mexico's biggest quake in century kills at least 36

At least 36 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings, forced mass evacuations and triggered alerts as far away as Southeast Asia.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
36 dead in Mexico quake; hazardous tsunami can hit in 3 hours

36 dead in Mexico quake; hazardous tsunami can hit in 3 hours

A strong earthquake with 8.1 magnitude struck southern Mexico on late Thursday. The tremors were felt as far as Mexico City. People were witnessed fleeing buildings. The quake triggered small tsunami waves and damaged buildings.

Sep 08, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
5.4-magnitude earthquake rattles Andaman and Nicobar Islands; no injuries reported

5.4-magnitude earthquake rattles Andaman and Nicobar Islands; no injuries reported

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck the Andaman Islands on Wednesday morning. No loss of life or injuries or property has been reported.

Sep 06, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

China condemns North Korea for conducting sixth Nuclear Test

Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a statement on Sunday, expressing firm opposition to and strong condemnation at the nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Sep 03, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Manipur

Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Manipur

A slight intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Manipur's Imphal at around 2.30 am, Saturday night.

Sep 03, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Slight intensity earthquake in Assam, no loss reported

Slight intensity earthquake in Assam, no loss reported

A slight intensity earthquake of 3.4 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked Assam's Sonitpur district Thursday night.

Sep 01, 2017, 06:44 AM IST
Manipur: Earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hits Senapati

Manipur: Earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hits Senapati

An earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hit Manipur's Senapati district on Sunday morning at 9:35 a.m.

Aug 27, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

A mild earthquake was recorded early Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 24, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers saved

Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers saved

Tourists and residents on the island off the coast of Naples ran out onto the narrow streets after the quake wrecked a church and several buildings. Fearing aftershocks, many decided to leave the island early. 

Aug 22, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Manisha Koirala to visit Nepal's flood-hit region

Manisha Koirala to visit Nepal's flood-hit region

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala is travelling to the flood-hit Tarai region in Nepal.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Nepal, no casualties reported

Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Nepal, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit Nepal on Tuesday at around 6.20 AM. 

Aug 22, 2017, 08:25 AM IST

One dead, one missing after quake hits Italy holiday island

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia late on Monday, causing destruction that left one person dead and one missing at peak tourist season, authorities said.

Aug 22, 2017, 08:24 AM IST
Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 wounded

Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 wounded

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, killing at least one person and injuring some 25 others as buildings collapsed, officials said.

Aug 22, 2017, 07:24 AM IST

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits off Fiji: US monitor

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Saturday, US seismologists said, but it was considerably deep and there were no reports of damage or injury.

Aug 19, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Two mild quakes hit Chamba in Himachal Pradesh

Two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.

Aug 16, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale hit Bengkulu province in Indonesia on Sunday, local meteorology and geophysics agency said.

Aug 13, 2017, 11:41 AM IST