Earthquake with magnitude 6.1 shakes Mexico City

Earthquake with magnitude 6.1 shakes Mexico City

An earthquake alarmed residents of Mexico City in the early hours of Monday, sending many into the streets, Reuters witnesses said.

Feb 19, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
Earthquake jolts the Andaman Islands

Earthquake jolts the Andaman Islands

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hit the Andaman Islands on Tuesday morning.

Feb 13, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

Earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt across Delhi NCR, Punjab, Haryana, HP, Kashmir

The tremors were felt across north India. 

Jan 31, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
6.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Ecuador

6.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Ecuador

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has struck near the coast of Ecuador.

Dec 03, 2017, 20:10 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

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

Strong 6.3 magnitude quake hits New Zealand's Kermadec Islands: USGS

Wellington: A strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand`s Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific late Wednesday, the US Geological Service that monitors quakes worldwide said.

The quake`s epicentre was 201 kilometres (124 miles) north east of Raoul Island -- the largest and northernmost of the main Kermadec Islands, striking 12 kilometres below the surface, the USGS said.

There were no reports of casualties or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

The uninhabited Kermadecs, New Zealand`s northernmost islands, lie 1,100 kilometres north of Auckland.

They are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotbed of volcanic and earthquake activity at the intersection of several tectonic plates. 

Jul 13, 2016, 19:15 PM IST

Quake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Jan 26, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

Two aftershocks recorded in Nepal

Two mild aftershocks were recorded in Nepal today, nearly seven weeks after the Himalayan nation was jolted by one of the worst earthquakes that killed over 9,000 people.

Jun 14, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

5.2-magnitude quake strikes north of Athens

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck north of Athens on Monday evening, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), but while it was felt in the Greek capital there were no reported casualties.

Jun 09, 2015, 08:13 AM IST

5.5-magnitude quake jolts Japan

 A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted Japan`s Aomori prefecture on Monday.

Jun 08, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake strikes Malaysia's Borneo

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the district of Sabah on Malaysia's Borneo island early Friday, US geologists said, but there were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:21 AM IST

4.8 magnitude earthquake hits Greece

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck about 140 kilometres west of Athens provoking some light damage to buildings but no reports of injuries, officials said Friday.

Nov 08, 2014, 03:37 AM IST

Series of quakes strike off South Pacific islands: USGS

A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific islands of Wallis and Futuna in the early hours today, following another powerful earthquake off Tonga.

Jun 30, 2014, 05:58 AM IST

Quake of 6.4 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu - USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Jun 19, 2014, 17:31 PM IST

Series of moderate quakes strike Philippines

A series of moderate earthquakes and aftershocks hit the Philippines early Sunday, with US geologists estimating the shallowest -- a magnitude-5.1 tremor -- at just one kilometre deep, but there were no initial reports of damage.

Jun 01, 2014, 04:06 AM IST

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Hawaii

The US Geological Survey is revising the magnitude of an earthquake off the southeast coast of Hawaii to 5.3.

Jun 05, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

US: 5.6 magnitude quake rattles Oklahoma

The quake was a latest in a series of quakes to hit the state in a 24-hour period.

Nov 06, 2011, 11:17 AM IST

Earthquake hits northern Japan

A 5.1-magnitude quake shook northern Japan, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Sep 08, 2011, 00:21 AM IST

Deep 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Fiji region: USGS

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake
struck the Fiji region US Geological Survey said.

Apr 03, 2011, 22:51 PM IST