Two low intensity quakes hit Odisha's Dhenkanal

Two mild tremors of 3.2 and 2.8 on the Richter scale were felt in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Saturday.

Quake of 6.5 magnitude shakes Chile capital

A tremor struck Chile`s capital city Santiago on Monday, shaking buildings, according to Reuters witnesses.

Moderate tremor rocks Nepal

Nepal was rocked by a moderate 5.1 magnitude tremor on Sunday afternoon though no damage was reported.

6.6-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands

 A shallow 6.6-magnitude quake hit off the Solomon Islands on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there was no Pacific-wide tsunami expected.

Quake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in north India, Pakistan
Quake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in north India, Pakistan

 A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan on Monday and tremors were felt in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Rajasthan, as well as in many places in Pakistan, officials said.

Mild tremor jolts Nepal's Dolakha district

A mild tremor on Thursday night hit Nepal's hilly district situated in the east of Kathmandu.

Earthquake pushed 1 million Nepalis below poverty line: Report

A national crisis caused by the April 25 earthquake and its aftermath has pushed an estimated one million people below poverty line, a Nepal government report has revealed.

Quake-hit Nepal suspends adoptions

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservatives unveil their programme for government Wednesday after a surprise clear win at this month`s general election which will lead to a referendum on leaving the EU.

Thousands flee after landslide blocks Nepal river: Official

 Thousands of panic-stricken villagers fled their homes fearing flash floods after an overnight landslide blocked a river in quake-hit Nepal`s mountainous north-west, officials said Sunday.

India offers help to restore two more temples in quake-hit Nepal

After Pashupatinath Temple, India has offered help to restore two more temples -- Swayambhunath and Kumarika temples in Kathmandu Valley -- in earthquake-hit Nepal, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Friday.

Manisha Koirala to support Nepali women affected by earthquake
Manisha Koirala to support Nepali women affected by earthquake

 Bollywood star and social activist Manisha Koirala has announced her support for the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) as its Goodwill Ambassador for Nepal to work for pregnant women, new mothers and their infants, girls and young people displaced by the devastating earthquake of April 25.

Nepal earthquake: Death toll exceeds 6,300, thousands still missing
Nepal earthquake: Death toll exceeds 6,300, thousands still missing

The death toll in last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal has exceeded 6,300 with over 14,000 people being injured in the Himalayan nation's 26 affected districts, officials here said on Friday.

Nepal refuses unscheduled relief flights from India

Nepal has stopped allowing unscheduled relief flights by Indian commercial airlines as the huge amount of relief and rescue material is causing clogging of the Tribhuvan International Airport, officials said on Thursday.

Strong quake hits Japan, Taiwan; tsunami warning lifted

Japanese meteorologists cancelled a tsunami warning Monday an hour after a powerful quake struck off the coast of Taiwan.

Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa

A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

Papua New Guinea hit by 7.7-magnitude offshore quake: USGS

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, US seismologists said, with "hazardous" tsunami waves possible within 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) of the epicentre.

6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes northern Chile

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile on today, the United States Geological Service said. There were no immediate reports of damage.

Mild tremors felt in Gujarat's Kutch, no reports of damage

As many as four mild tremors measuring 1.4 to 3.8 on the Richter Scale were felt in various parts of Kutch district of Gujarat today, Institute of Seismological Research's website said.

Quake rattles Mexico, triggers evacuations

A moderate 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled central Mexico on Friday, prompting people to stream out of offices and homes in the capital, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Japan marks 4th anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

 Japan marked the fourth anniversary Wednesday of the quake-tsunami disaster that swept away thousands of people and sparked a nuclear crisis, a tragedy that has left visible scars on the landscape and continues to wreak misery for many.