earthquakes

Assam flood toll at 71, over 40 lakh affected; rains in Rajasthan

Assam flood toll at 71, over 40 lakh affected; rains in Rajasthan

Guwahati: Adding the misery triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the flood situation in Assam remained grim on Thursday, as 5 more deat...Read More

Better disaster warning system uses drones

Better disaster warning system uses drones

New Delhi: A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has invented a low-cost telecommunication system using drones which provides early...Read More

4 medium intensity earthquakes hit Union territories Jammu and Kashmir last night

4 medium intensity earthquakes hit Union territories Jammu and Kashmir last night

The third and fourth quakes occurred at the depth of 36 kilometres and 63 kilometres respectively.

INTACH to help rebuild Kathmandu's heritages sites damaged in earthquakes

INTACH to help rebuild Kathmandu's heritages sites damaged in earthquakes

Kathmandu: The Indian embassy here has inked an agreement with a New Delhi-based non-profit charitable organisation to rebuild 11 cultura...Read More

Telecom cables to keep a tab on tremors?

Telecom cables to keep a tab on tremors?

As per researchers, the fibre-optic cables under the sea could be used for monitoring earthquakes

Philippines quakes: Over 31,400 people displaced

Philippines quakes: Over 31,400 people displaced

Manila: More than 31,400 people have been displaced from their homes by the two massive earthquakes measuring 6.6 and 6.5 on the Richter ...Read More

Philippines quake: 8 killed, 60 injured

Philippines quake: 8 killed, 60 injured

Eight people were killed and dozens injured when a series of earthquakes struck islands in the far northern Philippines early Saturday, t...Read More

Nine medium intensity earthquakes hit Andaman and Nicobar islands

Nine medium intensity earthquakes hit Andaman and Nicobar islands

New Delhi: Nine medium intensity earthquakes, with a magnitude ranging from 4.7 to 5.2, hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Monday mor...Read More

Mumbai: PIL highlights threat to BARC, TAPS due to frequent quakes at Palghar

Mumbai: PIL highlights threat to BARC, TAPS due to frequent quakes at Palghar

Mumbai: The neighbouring Palghar district has been witnessing earthquakes of varying magnitudes since November 2018 and these frequent tr...Read More

Palghar tremors: Citizens’ lives affected, government indifferent

Palghar tremors: Citizens’ lives affected, government indifferent

Dhundalwadi, Palghar: Dhanumati Prajapti (15), a student from Dhundalwadi village is preparing for the upcoming Secondary School Certific...Read More

Indore: ‘Better engineered structures minimizes Earthquake damages‘

Indore: ‘Better engineered structures minimizes Earthquake damages‘

Indore: Earthquakes are simply a series of vibrations due to movement below the Earth that have the potential to cause immense damage and...Read More

Maharashtra: 2-year-old dies after three consecutive earthquakes hit Palghar

Maharashtra: 2-year-old dies after three consecutive earthquakes hit Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra): A two-year-old girl died when three consecutive earthquakes hit Maharashtra’s Talsari Taluka of Palghar district o...Read More

Indonesia Tsunami: Angry ‘Child of Krakatoa’ rumbles on

Indonesia Tsunami: Angry ‘Child of Krakatoa’ rumbles on

Jakarta:The volcano that apparently triggered a deadly tsunami in Indonesia late on Saturday emerged from the sea around the legendary Kr...Read More

25 years of Latur Osmanabad earthquake: Recap of the deadly tragedy that shook Maharashtra

25 years of Latur Osmanabad earthquake: Recap of the deadly tragedy that shook Maharashtra

One of the deadliest earthquakes witnessed by the country, the Latur Osmanabad earthquake, hit Maharashtra on September 30, 1993. The vil...Read More

Death toll in Indonesia’s Lombok island earthquake reaches to 555

Death toll in Indonesia’s Lombok island earthquake reaches to 555

Jakarta: A string of deadly earthquakes that rocked Indonesia’s Lombok island this summer killed 555 people and injured nearly 1,500, the...Read More

Multiple earthquakes rock Indonesia’s Lombok island, five dead

Multiple earthquakes rock Indonesia’s Lombok island, five dead

Mataram: Multiple earthquakes — including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor — have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lomb...Read More

8.2 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, tsunami alert issued

8.2 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, tsunami alert issued

Washington: A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the southern coast of Alaska today, the USGS said.

7.6 magnitude earthquake hits Honduras, triggers tsunami warning

7.6 magnitude earthquake hits Honduras, triggers tsunami warning

Washington DC: A powerful quake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale has hit Honduras in the Caribbean Sea, triggering a tsunami warning fo...Read More

Mexican government approved $248 million for reconstruction after earthquakes

Mexican government approved $248 million for reconstruction after earthquakes

Mexico City: The Mexican government approved on Thursday the release of roughly $248 million to begin the task of rebuilding after the ea...Read More

‘Substandard’ renovation of Great Wall in China draws flak

‘Substandard’ renovation of Great Wall in China draws flak

Beijing: The renovation of a 700-year-old stretch of China’s historic Great Wall in Suizhong county has triggered a public outcry and scr...Read More

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