India  /  Published 24.09.19

6.3-magnitude quake hits north India

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Pakistan shook several parts of north India, including the Delhi-NCR region, on Tuesday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.Nearly 50 people...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 04.10.18

Quake zone limps back

Electricity was restored and some shops reopened in Indonesia’s quake and tsunami-stricken city of Palu on Thursday, but the fate of many thousands of people in outlying districts was unknown nearly...
By Reuters in Indonesia

World  /  Published 06.07.19

7.1-strong earthquake rocks southern California, second in two days

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled southern California on Friday night, one day after the strongest recorded quake there in 20 years struck — and seismologists warned that further episodes were expe...
By Manashi Sengupta in California

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.20

An earthquake that wasn't

Television reports about a mild quake in Jamshedpur early on Friday had worried residents of Jamshedpur calling the office of the East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, primarily because no one seemed to...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 25.05.20

Jacinda’s ‘decent shake’ hits NZ

A sizeable earthquake struck New Zealand on Monday, shaking Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a live television interview, but failing to cause major damage or disrupt Ardern’s calm demeanour.The...
By New York Times News Service in New York


World  /  Published 01.10.18

Indonesia tsunami power surprises experts

Scientists expressed surprise at the size of the tsunami that devastated the Indonesian city of Palu on Friday, saying an earthquake like the one that preceded it would not necessarily spawn such dest...
By Henry Fountain/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 29.09.18

Indonesia tsunami toll jumps to 384

A tsunami that hit two central Indonesian cities swept away buildings and pulverized a substantial bridge, dumping victims caught in its relentless path across a devastated landscape that rescuers on ...
By AP in Jakarta

World  /  Published 06.07.19

Strong quake rocks California

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California on Friday night, one day after the strongest recorded quake there in 20 years struck — and seismologists warned that further episodes are expec...
By Thomas Fuller, Neil Vigdor and Derrick Bryson Taylor/New York Times News Service in San Francisco

World  /  Published 26.05.19

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early on Sunday, the US geological survey has reported.The quake, at a moderate depth of 110km str...
By AP in Lima

World  /  Published 26.11.19

At least 6 dead, 300 hurt in Albania quake

A strong earthquake shook Albania early on Tuesday, killing at least six people, injuring 300 and collapsing buildings. More people are feared trapped in the rubble.The US Geological Survey said the 6...


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