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5 December, 2018 9:52 AM Massive 7.6 earthquake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia: Reports

A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Wednesday, said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which warned of possible hazardous tsunamis in the region. The undersea quake was only a shallow 10 km (6 miles) deep and about 155 km (95 miles) east-southeast of the Loyalty Islands 70

1 December, 2018 6:07 PM Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands, no tsunami threat issued

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia`s Tanimbar Islands on Saturday caused no damage and created no threat of a tsunami, Indonesian authorities said. "The quake was felt faintly for around two to three seconds," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia`s Disaster Mitigation Agency, said. "There was no panic in Tiakur 81

26 November, 2018 10:14 PM Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

Iran said on Sunday that no fatalities had been reported so far after an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near its western border with Iraq, Iranian state TV reported. The tremor was also felt in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and in Kuwait. "No reports of any fatalities (have been reported) yet and most of the injured were hurt while fleeing, not due to quake 171

25 November, 2018 6:04 PM Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran: USGS

LONDON: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 shook western Iran on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, and Iraqi state media said the tremor had been felt in Baghdad and other provinces. USGS said the quake was at a depth of 65 kilometres (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam, close to Iran`s border with Iraq. The Iraqi Geological 57

19 November, 2018 3:32 AM Earthquake measuring 6.7 strikes Fiji, no tsunami warning

Initial reports suggest that since the earthquake was too deep in the sea, there was no damage caused on the land surface.  A strong under-sea earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale struck off the coast of Fiji early Monday morning, as per the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Initial reports suggest that since the earthquake was too deep in the sea, there 319

19 November, 2018 1:24 AM 6.7-Magnitude Undersea Earthquake Off Fiji, But No Tsunami

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fiji Monday, the United States Geological Survey said, but it was too deep to cause any damage. It was centred 534 kilometres (331 miles) deep and 283 kilometres east of the capital Suva where residents said they did not notice any shaking. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami 71

7 November, 2018 3:57 PM 4.1-magnitude earthquake hits Manipur

A mild earthquake hit Manipur on Wednesday morning, India Meteorological Department said. The tremors, measured 4.1 on the Richter scale, were felt at around 4.20 am in the Chandel district of the state. No casualties or damage to property were reported, the police confirmed. The epicentre of the quake was located at Lat 24.1N and Long 94.0E, news agency 52

7 November, 2018 4:23 AM Ted Cruz Re-Elected To Senate In US's Texas In Win For Republicans

Texas Republican Ted Cruz won re-election to a second term in the Senate, beating off Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in one of America's most expensive and closely watched midterm races, US news networks projected Tuesday. Cruz -- a 47-year-old who battled President Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination -- overcame major deficits 78

26 October, 2018 12:43 AM Strong 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Greece: USGS

Greece Earthquake: The earthquake hit on the southern part of the island, also known as Zakynthos, in the Ionian Sea at 1.50 am, according to the USGS. A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Greece on Friday, and was felt in the tourist hotspot island of Zante, monitoring groups said. The earthquake hit on the southern part of the island, also known 455

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 606