Earthquake shakes Tokyo, no tsunami risk

The epicenter was in Kawasaki city, just south of the border with Tokyo.

6.1 magnitude quake rattles Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

6.1 magnitude quake rattles Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Sumatra on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

No tsunami threat to India, says INCOIS

There is no tsunami threat to the country, the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) said.

New Zealand braces for overnight tsunamis

Tsunami waves of up to a metre high are expected to batter the east of New Zealand over Thursday night after the 8.3-magnitude earthquake in Chile.

New Zealand issues tsunami warning after Chile quake

 New Zealanders are being warned to stay away from coastal areas on many parts of the east of the country as a tsunami alert was activated on Thursday in the wake of the earthquake in Chile.

Powerful quake hits off coast of Chile, triggers tsunami warning; evacuations ordered

Powerful quake hits off coast of Chile, triggers tsunami warning; evacuations ordered

 A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and generating a tsunami warning for Chile, Peru and French Polynesia.

Powerful Chile quake sparks tsunami alert and panic

 A massive 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck the center of Chile on Wednesday, triggering the evacuation of coastal areas and warnings that tsunami waves could reach as far as Japan.

Japan resumes search for 16 missing as flood evacuees wait to return home

Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded.

Fukushima nuclear accident has left deep mental scar on locals

Fukushima nuclear accident has left deep mental scar on locals

Traumatised locals in Fukushima still spend sleepless nights even as Japan re-started last month one of its fifty nuclear plants that have been shut down after the massive atomic disaster in 2011.

Japan set to return to nuclear power after 2-year hiatus

Japan set to return to nuclear power after 2-year hiatus

Japan will Tuesday begin restarting its nuclear power programme, officials said, after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis.

Mangroves help protect against sea-level rise

Mangroves help protect against sea-level rise

Mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea-level rise caused by climate change, a new study has found.
 

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

The Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago issued an alert about elevated activity at Kick 'em-Jenny, an underwater volcano located near Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

New device predicts earthquake, tsunami

A new device that you can keep in your house can warn you when an earthquake or tsunami is detected in the local area.

India extends tsunami warning services to Sri Lanka, Seychelles

 India on Friday extended its tsunami early warning system services to Sri Lanka and the Seychelles.

Magnitude 6.5 quake off Solomons, no tsunami threat

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off the Solomon Islands on Friday, seismologists said, but no tsunami threat was issued.

World Bank aided disaster management programme for tsunami-hit villages

A World Bank-funded disaster management and awareness programme was launched on Saturday in 50 coastal villages of Nagapattinam district, which were the worst hit by the December 2004 tsunami.

Tremors felt in Delhi after strong earthquake jolts Japan

A magnitude 8.5 earthquake, which was later revised to 7.8 on the Richter scale, shook parts of Japan on Saturday evening, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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Strong earthquake measuring 7.8 jolts Japan; tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

Strong earthquake measuring 7.8 jolts Japan; tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

A magnitude 8.5 earthquake shook parts of Japan on Saturday evening, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Japan under-estimated Fukushima tsunami risk: IAEA

Japanese regulatory authorities and the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, failed to implement adequate safeguards at the plant before the 2011 tsunami despite being aware of the risks, the International Atomic Energy Agency has said.