India  /  Published 14.06.20

Earthquake of 5.3 magnitude, aftershock shake parts of Gujarat

An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude shook parts of Gujarat on Sunday night but no major damage to property or life has been reported as per preliminary assessment, the state government said.The epicentre o...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

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

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Two quakes hit Rohtak in one-hour span; tremors felt in Delhi

Two earthquakes hit Rohtak in Haryana in a span of an hour on Friday, tremors of which were felt in the national capital, the National Centre for Seismology said.The first quake, a medium intensity on...
By PTI in New Delhi

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 25.01.20

22 killed in powerful Turkey quake

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey reached 22 on Saturday, as rescuers searched for survivors trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.The magnitude 6.8 quake late on F...
By Reuters in Turkey

India  /  Published 31.12.19

Four medium intensity earthquakes hit J&K

Four medium intensity tremors with magnitudes ranging between 4.7 and 5.5 hit Jammu and Kashmir in a span of less than two hours on Monday night, the National Centre for Seismology said.The first quak...
By PTI in New Delhi

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...
By AP in

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

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Mild tremors felt in Calcutta for five seconds

Mild tremors shook parts of south Bengal, including Calcutta, a little after 4.30pm on Saturday. The earthquake that measured 3.6 on the Richter scale had its epicentre 12km inside the earth’s crust...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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


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