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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 68

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 80

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

17 November, 2018 10:28 AM 7 Killed, Over 8,000 Flee Homes As Quakes Hit Indonesia

Seven people were killed and more than 8,000 others fled their homes as landslides and quakes struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province, officials said on Saturday. The victims died during evacuation, Pasamboan Pangloli, head of rehabilitation and reconstruction unit of the disaster management agency in the district, told Xinhua news agency. The landslides 243

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 62

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 75

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 61

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 159

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 120