Earthquake

4.1 magnitude earthquake hits West Bengal, second in less than 12 hours

A mild earthquake of 4.1 Magnitude hit north Bengal on Tuesday (April 6) morning, as per the National Center for Seismology.

Apr 06, 2021, 08:05 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi takes stock of damage caused by earthquake

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking stock of the damage caused by the earthquake in eastern India and has spoken to the chief ministers of Bihar, Assam and Sikkim, government sources said on Monday.

Apr 06, 2021, 00:00 AM IST

5.4 magnitude quake rocks Sikkim, tremors felt in Assam, other north eastern states

A quake of 5.4 magnitude jolted Sikkim's capital Gangtok on Monday (April 5, 2021) night,

Apr 05, 2021, 21:41 PM IST

Here's the interplanetary news you need to know: Earthquakes on planet Mars!

NASA's Insight Lander has detected two large seismic tremors on the surface of Mars. The intensity of these tremors is measured at 3.3 and 3.1 on the Richter scale.

Apr 05, 2021, 19:32 PM IST

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit Ladakh early on Saturday

Earth shaken by earthquake tremors in Ladakh, earthquake intensity at Richter scale 3.6. There has been no report of any loss of any kind.

Mar 06, 2021, 08:16 AM IST

Quake measuring 7.2 rocks New Zealand, no damage reported, tsunami threat eases

A strong 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the east of New Zealand`s North Island on Friday, prompting a tsunami warning that was later withdrawn, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said, although residents were asked to stay alert.

Mar 04, 2021, 22:11 PM IST

Minor quake measuring 3.7 rocks Ladakh, no casualty reported

A light intensity earthquake occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday with its epicentre in the Ladakh region. Officials of the meteorological (MET) department said an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale occurred on Thursday morning.

Feb 18, 2021, 10:16 AM IST

Earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hits Iran, at least 25 reported injured

The earthquake hit near the town of Sisakht on Wednesday at 10:05 p.m. local time. People in Sisakht and the town of Yasuj left their homes in panic. The local water and electricity services have been disrupted following the incident. The quake was felt in several cities and towns in the region.

 

 

Feb 18, 2021, 06:36 AM IST

Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on Richter scale hits Assam

This comes less than a week after a high-intensity earthquake hit Tajikistan, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR and several other parts of north India. The seismology department at first erroneously gave the epicentre of the February 12 quake as Amritsar and put the quake's depth at 19 km.

Feb 17, 2021, 18:39 PM IST

Earthquake tremors in Fukushima, Japan, rocked buildings!

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale hit the northern coast of Japan on Saturday night, a day after earthquake tremors were felt in Tajikistan and parts of North India.

Feb 15, 2021, 11:58 AM IST

Strong earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hits off Japan coast, triggers widespread blackouts

The epicentre was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of 60 km (36 miles), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. It hit at 11:08 p.m. local time (1408 GMT) and shook buildings in the capital Tokyo and elsewhere. No tsunami warning had been issued, the meteorological agency said.

Feb 13, 2021, 22:42 PM IST

My room is shaking: Rahul Gandhi reacts during live interaction with students after massive earthquake tremors jolt north India

At that time of the incident, the Gandhi scion was virtually interacting with historian Dipesh Chakrabarty and political science students from the University of Chicago. A video has also surfaced where the Wayanad MP can be seen saying, "By the way, I think there's an earthquake going on. My entire room is shaking," he reportedly said.

Feb 13, 2021, 11:35 AM IST

Earthquake shocks in many parts of North India including Delhi-NCR

Earthquake tremors were felt late Friday night in many parts of North India including the country's capital Delhi-NCR. Earthquake tremors were felt several times at intervals of 5 minutes. 8 states of India shook the earthquake.

Feb 13, 2021, 09:16 AM IST

Massive 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan, tremors jolt north India: First-hand account of people’s reaction

A high-intensity earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hit Tajikistan on Friday night, tremors of which were felt in several other parts of north India, The tremors created panic among people who rushed out of their homes. However, there were no reports of any loss of life or damage to property.

Feb 13, 2021, 06:43 AM IST

'Tremors were very strong': People rush out of their houses as massive earthquake jolts 8 Indian states

Strong tremors were felt by the people in Delhi-NCR, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening. Concerned citizens took to Twitter to share their experiences and find out what was going on in their neighbourhoods.

Feb 13, 2021, 01:54 AM IST

Breaking News: Tremors of earthquake felt in Delhi-NCR

Earthquake tremors felt on Friday across North India including Delhi-NCR. Its impact has been seen from Punjab to Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 13, 2021, 01:18 AM IST

Massive earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits Tajikistan; all you need to know

A strong earthquake jolted Tajikistan at around 10:30 pm on Friday (February 12, 2021). The Central Asian country was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 and as per latest reports, the quake was at a depth of 86 km (53.4 miles).

Feb 13, 2021, 00:14 AM IST

Strong tremors jolt several states in north India after high-intensity earthquake hits Tajikistan, no casualty reported

In Afghanistan, the magnitude was 7.5 on the Richter scale and the epicentre was Faizabad. In Tajikistan, the magnitude was 6.3 on the Richter scale. In Delhi, the magnitude was 4.2 on the Richter scale and the epicentre was Rajasthan's Alwar.

Feb 12, 2021, 23:39 PM IST

Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, parts of north India

Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Delhi and NCR, along with Punjab, Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening. As per the National Center for Seismology, the tremors took place at 10.34 pm (IST) at a depth of 10 km and 35 km SSW of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 12, 2021, 22:47 PM IST

Tsunami alert confirmed for New Zealand, Fiji after massive undersea quake

A tsunami warning was issued for New Zealand and Fiji after a massive undersea earthquake. The quake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit Loyalty Islands on Wednesday evening the initial quake at least three other aftershocks hit the South Pacific region.

Feb 11, 2021, 09:18 AM IST