earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 strikes Severo-Kurilsk town in Russia

In the northern Kuril Islands of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, Severo-Kurilsk is a town and the administrative hub of the Severo-Kurilsky District.

published on : 27th November 2022

Three pre-shocks reduced impact of Nov 9 pre-dawn earthquake in Nepal: Official 

'The biggest safety point of Himalayan region is that smaller quakes keep on happening and there is leakage of stress,' a senior official said.

published on : 24th November 2022

Indonesia boy, 6, rescued from quake rubble after two days

A video showed rescue workers pulling the boy Azka free from a destroyed home in Cianjur's worst-hit district of Cugenang, wearing the blue shirt and trousers he had on when he became trapped.

published on : 24th November 2022

Maharashtra: Mild tremor of 3.6 magnitudes felt in Palghar

There was no report of any casualty or damage due to the seismic activity, the official said.

published on : 24th November 2022

At least 50 hurt after 6.1 magnitude quake in Turkey

Turkey sits on top of major fault lines and is frequently shaken by earthquakes. Duzce was hit by a powerful earthquake in 1999, which killed some 800 people.

published on : 23rd November 2022

EXPLAINER: Why was Indonesia's shallow 5.6 magnitude earthquake so deadly?

Experts said proximity to fault lines, the depth of the temblor and buildings not being constructed using earthquake-proof methods were factors in the devastation which has left over 260 dead.

published on : 22nd November 2022

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Ladakh's Kargil, no casualties

The epicentre of the tremor, recorded at 10.05 am, was 191 kilometers north of Kargil.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake kills 162

As bodybags emerged from crumpled buildings, rescue efforts turned to the missing and any survivors still under debris in areas made hard to reach by the mass of obstacles thrown onto the town's road.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Power out, as strong 7.0 quake hits Solomon Islands

There were no immediate reports of serious structural damage to buildings, but power was out in some areas of the city and people were rushing from their offices and fleeing to higher ground.

published on : 22nd November 2022

At least 162 people killed as powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia's main island of Java 

Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency had earlier said the quake had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck near Cianjur, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Jakarta.

published on : 21st November 2022

Earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hits Amritsar days after tremors were felt in Delhi

The tremors were felt at around 3:42 am across Punjab's Amritsar on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, informed National Center for Seismology.

published on : 14th November 2022

Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude hits Arunachal's West Siang

The quake hit the area at 10.31 am at a depth of 10 km, it said.

published on : 10th November 2022

Scientists: Strong likelihood of big earthquake in Himalayan region

Tremors were felt in Uttarakhand after a strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the remote mountainous region of western Nepal early Wednesday, killing six people.

published on : 10th November 2022

Earthquake triggers concern over safety of capital’s skyscrapers

A 5.7-magnitude tremor was felt in different areas of the national capital region including New Delhi and NCR cities. 

published on : 10th November 2022

Panic at midnight and meme fest on Twitter as tremor hits Delhi 

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the remote mountainous region of western Nepal early Wednesday, killing six people.

published on : 10th November 2022

Earthquakes in Himalayan zone due to continuous accumulation of energy: Scientists

Scientists have expressed concern over the continuous tremors felt in the mountainous areas of Uttarakhand, especially the belt of Uttarkashi district.

published on : 10th November 2022

People run out of houses in panic after tremors of Nepal quake jolt Uttarakhand

The epicentre of the earthquake was located around 90 km from the border district of Pithoragarh.

published on : 9th November 2022

Panic-stricken residents in Delhi NCR take to social media following 5.7 earthquake

Videos of people rushing out of their houses and neighbours gathering in groups, huddled over their phones as they tried to find out what had happened are all over social media.

published on : 9th November 2022

At least 6 dead after 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, Delhi scared as tremor strikes at night

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Ritcher scale was felt whose epicentre, according to National Center for Seismology, was in Nepal.

published on : 9th November 2022

OMG redux: Calcutta HC rules in favour of ‘complainant’ Goddess Kali

The petition was filed against the owners of shops located on the premises of the Kali temple at Bishnupur in South 24 Parganas for non-payment of rent.

published on : 8th November 2022
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