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7 October, 2018 4:58 AM Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 jolts region near Jammu and Kashmir

As per the latitude and longitude, the area where the earthquake hit is directly north of Gilgit, near the Khunjerab Sab in the Karakoram Mountains.  An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale hit the region near Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday but there were no reports of casualties or damage to properties. An official of the state disaster management 589

7 October, 2018 4:44 AM 4.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Jammu And Kashmir

An official of the state disaster management department said that the tremor occurred at 8.09 a.m. An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, although there were no reports of casualties or damage to properties. An official of the state disaster management department said: "The tremor occurred at 8.09 a.m. Its coordinates 44

3 October, 2018 9:17 AM India launches 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

India has launched a massive operation to provide assistance to the earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia, dispatching two aircrafts and three naval ships carrying relief material to the country, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday. 'Operation Samudra Maitri' for humanitarian assistance was launched after a telephonic conversation 47

2 October, 2018 2:29 AM 5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesian island of Sumba

5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's Sumba island on Tuesday morning. JAKARTA: A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's Sumba island on Tuesday morning, the US Geological Survey said. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres around 40 kilometres off Sumba, an island of some 750,000 people 63

1 October, 2018 8:57 PM Navy diverts ships to tsunami-hit Indonesia

New Delhi: The Navy said on Monday it had diverted three ships that were deployed in Southeast Asia to tsunami-hit Indonesia for humanitarian assistance. A high-intensity earthquake in Indonesia last week led to a tsunami that has claimed at least 844 lives so far, displaced some 59,000 people and caused widespread destruction. Following the disaster 51

1 October, 2018 4:03 PM PM Modi speaks to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, offers assistance for earthquake-tsunami-hit victims

PM Modi offered condolences on behalf of the people of India on the loss of lives due to the recent natural calamity that hit Sulawesi region of Indonesia. New Delhi: In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that claimed lives of hundreds in Indonesia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had a telephonic conversation with the country's 113

1 October, 2018 4:50 AM Powerful typhoon kills two, snarls transport for thousands in Japan

A powerful typhoon brought down trees onto railroad tracks and kicked up debris across Tokyo as it brushed past the Japanese capital early on Monday, killing two people and stranding thousands as train lines were closed or severely delayed. Typhoon Trami made landfall in western Japan on Sunday evening and threatened heavy rains, strong winds and landslides 27

30 September, 2018 7:08 AM Death toll from Indonesian quake and tsunami rises to 832, confirms official

Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude earthquake which struck on Friday and triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres. Jakarta: The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi rose to 832 on Sunday, the national disaster mitigation agency said, adding it assessed 91

29 September, 2018 5:31 AM Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami kills at least 48 on Sulawesi island

Strong aftershocks continued to rock the coastal city on Saturday morning after waves up to three metres (9.8 feet) high swept through the scenic tourist town, triggered by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on land.  JAKARTA: Many bodies were found on Saturday along the shoreline of the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi island which was hit by a major earthquake 81

28 September, 2018 2:13 PM Sulawesi earthquake caused tsunami, says Indonesian geophysics agency

Indonesian city of Palu was hit by tsunami after a strong earthquake, the geophysics agency said. JAKARTA: A spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics agency said that a powerful Sulawesi earthquake caused a tsunami, apparently after the agency lifted a tsunami warning. Indonesian city of Palu was hit by tsunami after a strong earthquake, he added. He said the agency 63