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29 March, 2018 6:45 AM 4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bhachau in Gujarat

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in Bhachau in Kutch district of Gujarat on Thursday. The tremors were felt at around 4 am on Thursday. As per United States government sites USGS, the epicentre of the earthquake was 8km east-southeast of Bhachau. There are no reports of any loss of life or damage to property due to the earthquake so far. The meteorological 69

26 March, 2018 3:16 AM Earthquake of 6.4 magnitute hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometres below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami alert was initially 58

22 March, 2018 10:37 AM Delhi to be hit by 9.1 magnitude earthquake, warns NASA is a hoax message circulating on WhatsApp

It has been known since long that the national capital may face disastrous consequences if any earthquake with its epicentre around Delhi-NCR strikes. And all we can expect is panic and fear if the residents of Delhi-NCR come across an alert warning of a high-magnitude earthquake in the region. While scientists are yet to find ways to predict earthquakes 66

10 March, 2018 5:37 AM Earthquake measuring 4.5 on Richter scale hits Jammu and Kashmir

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far. New Delhi An earthquake measuring 4.5 on Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir in the morning of Saturday. While no damage to life or property has so far emerged, local media reports that many people in several cities in the state came out of their residences to protect themselves 52

9 March, 2018 3:48 AM Strong 6.8 quake hits off Papua New Guinea

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit off the Papua New Guinea coast early on Friday, officials said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The quake struck at 3:39am local time at a depth of 15 km about 20 km offshore of the New Ireland town of Taron, the US Geological Survey said. A spokesman for the Port Moresby-based 17

25 February, 2018 7:04 PM Major 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

Sydney, Australia: A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Monday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake's epicentre was around 90 kilometres (55 miles) south of Porgera in Enga province, according to USGS, and hit at a depth of 35 kilometres. USGS said some casualties and damage were possible and recent 54

19 February, 2018 4:57 PM Oxfam staff ‘bullied’ witness in Haiti case

A 2011 report details sex abuse charges British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday described the behaviour of some Oxfam staff in Haiti as “horrific” after the charity released an internal report revealing that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and three staff threatened a witness. The 2011 report, about aid workers deployed to Haiti 44

17 February, 2018 1:02 AM Powerful earthquake shakes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday, triggering the capital`s quake alarm system and causing buildings to sway. Mexico`s National Seismological Service put the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, and seismic monitor network Sky Alert said the quake was felt across the states of Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla. The US Geological Survey initially 42

17 February, 2018 12:12 AM Magnitude 7.5 Quake Hits Mexico, Buildings Sway In Capital

Mexico City: A 7.5 magnitude quake shook southern Mexico on Friday, a prolonged rumble that rocked buildings across the capital Mexico City. The epicentre was close to the Pacific coast in the southern state of Oaxaca and had a depth of 43 km, according to the US Geological Survey. The area is already reeling from an earthquake that caused widespread 41

16 February, 2018 1:47 PM Oxfam chief: sex-abuse claims a “stain” on the organization

Reports that Oxfam staff members sexually exploited people in crisis zones are “a stain” that shames the charity, the organization’s chief said in an interview broadcast on Friday. Executive director Winnie Byanyima said she is appointing an independent commission to investigate the allegations that staff members used prostitutes in earthquake-ravaged 66