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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hits Satara in Maharashtra

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's Satara district on Saturday night.

Aug 20, 2017 01:25 AM

Earthquake in China: 7.0-magnitude tremors jolt Sichuan Province; 100 feared dead

Over 100 people were feared dead and thousands injured in a powerful earthquake which shook China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday evening. The tremours measured 7.0 on the Richter...

Aug 08, 2017 21:51 PM

29 Indian cities, towns fall under seismically active earthquake zones

According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), 29 Indian cities and towns, including Delhi and capitals of nine states, fall under “severe” to “very severe” seismic...

Jul 30, 2017 16:50 PM

Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan launches natural disaster alert apps — India Quake and Sagar Vani

Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday launched two mobile apps — India Quake and Sagar Vani — which will alert people regarding future calamities in land and water....

Jul 28, 2017 00:25 AM

Strong earthquake of 6.7 magnitude jolts Greece, Turkey; 2 dead, over 200 injured

A 6.7 magnitude strong earthquake on Friday jolted the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey. At least two people were killed and over 200 hundred were...

Jul 22, 2017 16:59 PM

Massive Earthquake measuring 7.7 felt in America's Alaska and Russia's Eastern shore; tsunami alert issued

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.7 on Richter scale shook United States'Alaska and Russia's eastern shore on Tuesday morning. The earthquake has triggered Tsunami warnings for...

Jul 18, 2017 06:43 AM

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts India-Pak border region in J&K

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Pakistan border region in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Jul 08, 2017 16:30 PM

6.9 magnitude strong intensity earthquake strikes Philippines: United States Geological Survey

An high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck south-west of the Philippine city of Tacloban on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Jul 06, 2017 14:25 PM

Slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on Richter scale hit Manipur, says IMD

IMD sources on Monday said that a slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale on Monday hit Manipur.

Jun 19, 2017 11:44 AM

Govt sets up permanent NDRF team in Srinagar to counter disasters

For the first time, an NDRF team has been permanently based in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar to undertake quick rescue operations in the event of an earthquake...

Jun 13, 2017 23:09 PM

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