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Tsunami warnings after magnitude 7.8 quake off Russia's Kuril islands

US authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia`s Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts.

Mar 25, 2020, 10:31 AM IST

7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's west coast, tsunami warning issued

A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has struck the west coast of Indonesia on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Aug 02, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

New Zealand withdraws tsunami alert after powerful earthquake

A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck near the remote Kermadec Islands northeast of New Zealand Sunday, briefly prompting a tsunami warning.

Jun 16, 2019, 07:18 AM IST

5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Hokkaido

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Hokkaido prefecture on Friday. No tsunami warning was issued.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Third strong quake in two weeks hits off Solomon Islands

The quake hit at 4.46 PM (1116 IST) at a depth of 39 kilometres about 83 kilometres west-northwest of Kirakira, the US Geological Survey added.

Dec 18, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Pakistan team shocked but safe after Christchurch earthquake

Pakistan is in New Zealand for a two-test series while the women's team is also in New Zealand for a five match one-day series and are already three down in the rubber.

Nov 13, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

New Zealand issues tsunami warning after powerful quake

New Zealand issued a tsunami warning for southern coastal areas today, following a powerful 7.4 earthquake near the South Island city of Christchurch around midnight.

Nov 13, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu, tsunami warning issued: USGS

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, with a tsunami warning issued.

Apr 29, 2016, 02:09 AM IST

Earthquake in Japan today: Powerful 7.0 quake strikes near Kumamoto, tsunami advisory lifted

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck Japan on Friday night. According to media reports, a tsunami warning has also been issued.  

Apr 15, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Antigua and Barbuda: USGS

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda Saturday, US experts said, but caused no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage or injury.

Mar 19, 2016, 18:39 PM IST

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island early today, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.

Feb 09, 2016, 07:05 AM IST

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits northern Japan, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 hit Aomori prefecture in northern Japan, but there was no risk of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said on Monday.

Jan 11, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

Powerful quake off Chile slams waves into coastal towns; eight killed

Chile lifted the tsunami warning early on Thursday it had put in place after Wednesday`s major earthquake, the government said.

Sep 17, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake strikes Malaysia's Borneo

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the district of Sabah on Malaysia's Borneo island early Friday, US geologists said, but there were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:21 AM IST

Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on Monday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

May 25, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

Tsunami warnings lifted after quake off Japan: NHK

The Japanese meteorology agency has issued a tsunami warning following a magnitude 5.9 quake in the Pacific south of Tokyo.

May 03, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

6.0 magnitude quake rattles Indonesia`s Sumatra: USGS

A powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia`s western Sumatra island on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no reports of casualties or damage. 

Apr 20, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2015, 08:51 AM IST

'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.

Dec 26, 2014, 18:10 PM IST

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.

Nov 01, 2014, 19:55 PM IST