Earthquake

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Philippines' Luzon island, jolts buildings

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Philippines' Luzon island, jolts buildings

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit the Philippines` northern island of Luzon on Friday and was felt in the capital Manila, shaking buildings and forcing the evacuation of offices and schools.

Aug 11, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
China quake toll reaches 20

China quake toll reaches 20

The death toll in an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China`s Sichuan province has gone up to 20 with 431 injured, authorities said on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
50,000 tourists evacuated after China quake

50,000 tourists evacuated after China quake

Rescue workers on Thursday morning found 16 people trapped at a scenic spot called Panda Sea in Jiuzhaigou. 

Aug 10, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Nearly 60,000 evacuated after China earthquake kills 19

The 2008 quake set off deadly landslides in the region, obliterating towns and damming rivers -- creating menacing "quake lakes" that forced the evacuation of thousands downstream as the army worked to clear the blockages.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Nineteen killed by China quake as aftershocks rattle survivors

China on Wednesday evacuated tens of thousands people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19 people and rattled a region where memories of a 2008 seismic disaster remain fresh.

Aug 09, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

3.4 magnitude earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district

A 3.4 magnitude of earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district on Monday.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

Quake rocks north eastern region

A moderate intensity earthquake rocked the entire north eastern region late last night, officials said here on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2017, 14:24 PM IST
'Human-induced' earthquakes indistinguishable from natural ones: Study

'Human-induced' earthquakes indistinguishable from natural ones: Study

Naturally occurring earthquakes and human-induced ones are actually "indistinguishable", a new study has revealed.

Aug 03, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Central Oklahoma earthquake leaves hundreds in the dark

An earthquake registering a 4.2 magnitude in central Oklahoma disrupted electric power to hundreds of customers.

Aug 03, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
4.0 magnitude earthquake hits Assam's Darrang

4.0 magnitude earthquake hits Assam's Darrang

A 4.0 magnitude of earthquake hit Assam's Darrang on Monday morning. As per the reports of ANI, the quake occurred at 6:27 AM. 

Jul 31, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outdoors after earthquake

In Kos, the quake damaged the island's main port, leading to ferry services being temporarily suspended. Churches, an old mosque, the port's 14th-century castle and old buildings in the town also suffered, and archaeologists and experts from Greece's Culture Ministry were on the island Saturday to examine the damage.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Nearly 360 hurt in Turkey by earthquake: Health Minister

Ahmet Demircan said 358 people were hurt, of whom 272 were taken to hospital in ambulances. The rest went on their own.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Earthquake damages buildings on Greek island; two killed, 100 hurt

Earthquake damages buildings on Greek island; two killed, 100 hurt

A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early morning Friday, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities said.

Jul 21, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

 An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the Fukushima Prefecture and northeast Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Jul 20, 2017, 08:46 AM IST

3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Manipur's Senapati

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake shook Manipur`s Senapati on late Tuesday night.

Jul 19, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Russia's Kamchatka: USGS

Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Russia's Kamchatka: USGS

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia`s Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Pacific Tsunami Center said.

Jul 18, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Strong earthquake strikes off Peru, no tsunami risk seen

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peru’s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.

Jul 18, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

 An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck off the town of Rabaul in the south Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.

Jul 13, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
5.2 magnitude quake jolts India-Pak border region in J&K

5.2 magnitude quake jolts India-Pak border region in J&K

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Pakistan border region in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Jul 08, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Two dead as strong quake hits central Philippines

An 18-year-old woman died after being hit by falling debris in Ormoc City on Leyte island, near the epicentre of the quake, police said.
 

Jul 06, 2017, 23:06 PM IST