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Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude strikes central Italy: report

January 18, 2017 3:35 pm

Italy earthquake: The quake was recorded 111 km (69 miles) northeast of Rome at a depth of 10 km, the centre said on its website.

Epicentre in Tripura: One dead, 5 injured as 5.7 magnitude quake rocks Northeast

January 04, 2017 2:11 am

The earthquake, which was felt for about five to six seconds, occurred at 2:39 PM, and had its epicentre in Dhalai district of Tripura, close to Mizoram and the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh.

Papua New Guinea: 8.0 magnitude earthquake hits east of Rabaul, Tsunami alert issued

December 17, 2016 5:08 pm

Papua New Guinea earthquake: The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was a threat of a tsunami in the nearby areas.

Quake-detecting mobile app captured nearly 400 temblors globally

December 15, 2016 2:36 pm

MyShake app measures seismic activity via phone's motion detectors and sends data back to Berkeley Seismological Laboratory for analysis.

At least 84,000 people displaced by Indonesia earthquake: official

December 13, 2016 3:42 pm

As the scale of the disaster continues to unfold, the number of those displaced has nearly doubled to more than 83,800, said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

Indonesia earthquake death toll jumps to 97 from 54

December 07, 2016 3:10 pm

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the death toll from the Aceh earthquake could continue to rise as people are believed trapped in the debris of collapsed buildings.

Earthquake measuring 5.2 strikes Nepal-India border, tremors felt in Uttarakhand

December 01, 2016 11:13 pm

Termors were felt in Champawat, Srinagar Garhwal and Almora.

Earthquake Today: Delhi wakes up to tremors, epicentre located in Haryana

November 17, 2016 4:37 am

Delhi Earthquake: Despite being early in the morning a lot of people tweeted about the earthquake shaking buildings in the region.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hits Quetta, Balochistan: Pakistan media

October 20, 2016 12:09 pm

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 has hit Quetta in Balochistan

Earthquake in Kolkata, metro services briefly suspended

August 24, 2016 5:33 pm

Earthquake in Kolkata: People across the city evacuate buildings and metro services were briefly suspended.


Earthquake rocks Northeast India, at least 6 dead

January 04, 2016 11:09 am

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked India’s northeastern states and adjoining Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan on Monday morning

At least 100 killed as massive earthquake hits Afghanistan

October 26, 2015 4:30 pm

A strong earthquake rocked North India, including parts of the national capital region. Initial report say the epicentre of the earthquake was in north Afghanistan and has been clocked at 7.5 on the Richter scale.

Strong earthquake shakes Chile capital, tsunami warning issued

September 17, 2015 8:37 pm

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off northern Chile on Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in the capital of Santiago and prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for the Andean nation's entire Pacific coast.

7.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Nepal, sends tremors across north India

May 12, 2015 4:26 pm

Fresh earthquake kills nine in Nepal, four dead in Bihar; PM Modi directs authorities to be on alert.

Life limps back to normal amid fear in Nepal after devastating earthquake

April 30, 2015 3:12 pm

Thousands line up in Kathmandu where the government is providing free transportation for people hoping to travel to their hometowns.

Nepal earthquake: Angry citizens protest against slow rescue operations

April 29, 2015 2:21 pm

Nepalese people protest against the government for the slow pace of aid delivery for the earthquake affected in Kathmandu.

Massive earthquake strikes Nepal, tremors felt in India

April 25, 2015 1:08 pm

An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale on Saturday hit many parts of east and north India, including New Delhi. The epicentre of the earthquake was in Nepal.


Nepal PM studies post-quake rehabilitation work in Bhuj

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

Kutch, Feb 24 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli visited Gujarat’s Bhuj area, which was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2001, to take lessons on rehabilitation of earthquake victims. Oli, along with his wife Radhika Shakya, and Nepali delegates reviewed the reconstruction work undertaken by authorities in Bhuj, adding that soon he will start reconstruction of Nepal.

IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.