'INCOIS developing 3D protocol for early tsunami warning'

The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is developing a GIS-based 3D protocol in its efforts towards innovating new methodologies and warning procedures for tsunamis, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsha Vardhan has said.

6.0-magnitude quake jolts southeastern Pacific

A strong earthquake jolted the southeastern Pacific on Saturday about 544 kilometers (338 miles) south-southeast of Chile's Easter Island, the US Geological Survey said.

Strong magnitude 6.0 quake hits off northern Japan

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Japan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities did not issue a tsunami warning and there were no immediate reports of damage.

Strong tremors in Chennai

Strong tremors were felt in several places in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday following the massive earthquake in Indonesia.

Sri Lanka lifts tsunami warning

Sri Lanka`s Meteorological Department lifted a tsunami warning on Wednesday almost four hours after issuing it.

Powerful 7.0-magnitude quake hits Japan

A strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 earthquake hit off the shores of Japan`s southern Pacific island.

Strong quake hits northeastern Japan

Japan experiences 20 percent of the strongest quakes recorded on Earth each year.

Tsunami warning for Alaska`s coast after quake

A tsunami warning means all coastal residents in the warning area should move to higher ground.

Japan lifts tsunami warning after strong quake

Japan issued a tsunami warning after a magnitude-6.7 quake struck in the northeast of the country.

‘India has effective system for Tsunami alerts’

India has put in place an
effective system to issue Tsunami alerts, official say.

US cancels Tsunami warning for South Pacific

The United States cancelled a tsunami warning for areas of the South Pacific including the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia after a powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

US issues tsunami warning for South Pacific

US issued a tsunami warning for areas of S Pacific including the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia after a powerful quake in the area near Vanuatu.

Tsunami warning lifted; Waves reach Japan, Russia

The tsunami from Chile`s deadly earthquake hit Japan`s main islands and the shores of Russia on Sunday, but the smaller-than-expected waves prompted the lifting of a Pacific-wide alert.

Tsunami waves hit Pacific regions after Chile quake

Tsunami waves of up to 1.5 meters (5 ft) hit far-flung Pacific regions from the Russian far east and Japan to New Zealand`s remote Chatham Islands on Sunday after a massive earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 300 people.

Huge 8.8-magnitude quake hits Chile, more than 120 dead

A massive magnitude 8.8 quake has struck Chile, reportedly killing at least 120 people and triggering a tsunami.

Strong earthquake, tsunami warning in south Japan

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit off Japan`s southern coast early Saturday, shaking Okinawa and nearby islands, where a tsunami warning was issued, Japan`s Meteorological Agency said.

Over 1,000 feared dead in Indonesian quake

Atleast 75 got killed & 1000 were feared dead in an earthquake in Indonesia.