Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 19:07
A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile late on Wednesday but there were no reports of damage and a precautionary tsunami alert along the coast and in neighboring Peru was called off.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 09:40
A day after a massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on Richter scale hit the northern coats of Chile, a strong aftershock of 7.8 magnitude rocked the port of Iquique, said the US Geological Survey.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 13:07
Taking the advantage of the quake that allowed jail break, 300 women prisoners escaped from the prison in Iquique.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 21:27
Take heart as deadly dinosaur T. Rex has not come back to life!
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 16:07
Natural disasters including droughts, floods and earthquakes cost China 421 billion yuan in 2013, official data showed on Monday, nearly double the total in the previous year.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 17:55
A strong earthquake of 4.6 magnitude has hit the western Greek island of Kephalonia.
Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 20:20
With earthquakes and other natural calamities posing as major threats to the world, a city-based non-profit organisation Hyderabad Science Society (HSS) has developed prototype of a robot that can help in finding victims trapped under debris after disasters.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 12:51
Scientists have now found a method to use ocean waves to simulate the ground motion occurring in real earthquakes.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 09:26
A shallow earthquake of 5.9 magnitude struck off the coast of Chile, the US Geological Survey reported.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 14:15
Researchers have gained insight into the mechanism that causes deep quakes in the Earth to spread and eventually lead to an earthquake.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 07:25
Mexico says a 300-yard (metre) section of a highway near the US border has collapsed, sinking about 100 feet (30 metres) after a series of small earthquakes.
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