One dead as hundreds flee false tsunami alert in Philippines

A false tsunami alarm left one person dead and prompted hundreds of others to flee their homes in the Philippines, where natural disasters are frequent, a civil defence official said Wednesday.

Philippine typhoon survivors flee false tsunami alert

About a thousand traumatised survivors of the Philippines` deadliest typhoon fled their homes in one central province following false rumours of a tsunami, civil defence officials said today.

Magnitude-6 quake off Japan, No tsunami alert

The USGS said the quake hit some 107 kilometres (66 miles) east of Miyako, Japan, and some 327 kilometres (526 miles) northeast of Tokyo.

Magnitude 5.7 quake off Indonesia`s Sumatra

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake on Monday struck off the coast of Indonesia`s Sumatra island but there were no reports of damage, the geophysics agency said.

Alert sounded along Odisha coast

An alert was sounded along
the Odisha coast on Wednesday with warnings issued to fishermen and
people following the massive earthquake off Sumatra coast.

Alert issued across Kerala

Kerala government issued an alert across the state in the wake of a massive earthquake in Indonesia triggering
fears of a tsunami.

Vibrations of Indonesian quake felt in Andhra: NGRI

The NGRI said that no earthquake
occurred in Andhra Pradesh following the Indonesian temblor, even as tremors are reportedly felt in the coastal districts
of the state.

Strong quake hits Okinawa, no tsunami alert

Japan, located at the junction of four tectonic
plates, experiences 20 % of the strongest quakes each year.

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after quake off Java

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit off Indonesia’s main island of Java.

Another quake jolts Japan; tsunami alert cancelled

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook northern Japan, prompting a tsunami alert.

W Pacific tsunami alert cancelled

A 7.6-magnitude quake struck at a shallow depth under the sea near Vanuatu.

New tsunami alert briefly sounded on Chile coast

A new tsunami alert was briefly sounded along part of the quake-hit Chilean coast on Wednesday just four days after monster waves ravaged towns and villages, witnesses said.

Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off Indonesia: Report

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported, and Indonesia issued a tsunami alert.