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Iran's southern Kerman province hit by 5.2 magnitude earthquake

The southern Kerman province of Iran was jolted by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday. Iran is prone to earthquakes as it sits on many major fault lines.

Oct 18, 2017 21:53 PM

Tomorrow’s world: How technology can assist in the face of natural disasters

Already this year we have seen an enormous number of natural catastrophes strike across the world. September saw hurricanes thrashing the Caribbean with devastating effects on the...

Oct 11, 2017 19:53 PM

Mexico earthquake death toll rises to 361; 8 still missing in collapsed building

The death toll from Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake rose to 361 after another casualty was confirmed in the capital.

Oct 02, 2017 05:49 AM

Mexico earthquake death toll increases to 344 as most collapse sites cleared

Mexico was recently hit by a massive earthquake of 7.1 magnitude. The death toll in the huge quake has increased to 344, while 205 deaths occurred in Mexico City itself.

Sep 29, 2017 09:47 AM

Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 shakes northern Japan; no tsunami risk

A strong 6.0- magnitude earthquake on Tuesday jolted northern Japan. However, there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Sep 27, 2017 05:49 AM

6.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Papua New Guinea on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said adding no Pacific-wide tsunami warning was issued.

Sep 26, 2017 05:45 AM

NASA's heartbeat detector FINDER helps in disaster relief after Mexico's 7.1-magnitude earthquake

A suitcase-sized NASA radar instrument, that can detect heartbeats, is helping disaster relief workers save lives of people trapped under rubble after a 7.1 earthquake stunned...

Sep 25, 2017 14:12 PM

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hits central Mexico

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico on Saturday, Mexican and US seismological monitors said.

Sep 23, 2017 21:08 PM

Another nuclear test? North Korea earthquake a 'suspected explosion', says China

China’s earthquake administration said the 3.4 magnitude quake that hit North Korea on Saturday was a “suspected explosion”, probably another nuclear bomb test by the...

Sep 23, 2017 16:57 PM

Mexico Earthquake: All Indians are safe, says Sushma Swaraj

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday expressed deep condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico...

Sep 21, 2017 05:48 AM