earthquake

Researchers discover how tides trigger earthquakes

A new study has uncovered that even the slightest stress can set off tidally triggered earthquakes. Years ago, scientists realised that e...Read More

5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Japan, no casualties

5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Japan, no casualties

Amami Oshima (Japan): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale rattled the north-east coast of Japan’s Amami Oshima Island on Wed...Read More

Strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake rocks North East India: USGS

Strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake rocks North East India: USGS

New Delhi: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh early Wednesday, the US Geological Su...Read More

6.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday, but no tsunami alert was i...Read More

‘Earthquake swarm’ causing Palghar tremors: Expert

‘Earthquake swarm’ causing Palghar tremors: Expert

Mumbai: Palghar was jolted by tremors of 4.3 magnitude on Friday morning. The intensity of tremors was the highest recorded in the region...Read More

Mild earthquake in Himachal

Mild earthquake in Himachal

Shimla: A low-intensity earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Ritcher scale hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district on Wednesday, an official sa...Read More

5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir

Srinagar: A 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocked the Valley on Tuesday evening as people at many places ran out of their homes in panic. Givin...Read More

Government to disburse `2,900 crore for drought relief measures

Government to disburse `2,900 crore for drought relief measures

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has announced disbursement of Rs 2,900 crore for relief measures in the drought-affected areas of the ...Read More

6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale rocked East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia on Tuesday, but was not potenti...Read More

Maharashtra: Earthquake hits Palghar twice within three hours

Palghar (Maharashtra): An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 on the Richter scale hit Palghar region in Maharashtra. This was the second tremor ...Read More

6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Nicobar islands region

6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Nicobar islands region

Mayabunder (Andaman and Nicobar Islands): An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Nicobar Islands region on Thursday ...Read More

6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Philippines

6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Philippines

Manila: A6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanaoon Saturday, monitors said, adding that a tsunami ...Read More

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia’s Papua Barat province on Friday, officials said. There was, h...Read More

Over 2,000 evacuated as 5.8 earthquake strikes Tibet

Over 2,000 evacuated as 5.8 earthquake strikes Tibet

Lhasa: More than 2,100 people were evacuated after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Xigaze city in Tibet autonomous region early on Mond...Read More

Over 2,000 evacuated as 5.8 quake strikes Tibet (Lead)

Over 2,000 evacuated as 5.8 quake strikes Tibet (Lead)

Lhasa: More than 2,100 people were evacuated after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Xigaze city in Tibet autonomous region early on Mond...Read More

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 jolts Manipur

Imphal: A mild earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 on Richter scale jolted parts of Manipur early this morning, India Meteorological Depar...Read More

6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts New Zealand

6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts New Zealand

Wellington: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of central New Zealand Tuesday, where British royals Meghan and Harry are on tour, b...Read More

UN chief visits Antonio Guterres Indonesia earthquake, tsunami survivors

UN chief visits Antonio Guterres Indonesia earthquake, tsunami survivors

Jakarta: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday visited the survivors of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the Indo...Read More

Three killed as 6-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia’s Java, Bali

Jakarta: At least three people were killed as a shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Java and Bali island...Read More

At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake: Government spokesman

At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake: Government spokesman

PORT-AU-PRINCE: A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck just off the northwest coast of Haiti late Saturday, killing at least 11 people and cau...Read More