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10 September, 2018 3:36 AM Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR early Monday morning

 Minor tremors were felt in Delhi and neighbourhood regions in the early hours of Monday morning. NEW DELHI: Minor tremors were felt in Delhi and neighbouring regions in the early Monday morning hours. The earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred 6-km away from Meerut at 6.28 am. The epicentre was Kharkhauda in Uttar Pradesh. According 132

28 August, 2018 8:24 AM Strong 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Eastern Indonesia

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, the offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres. A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres 684

19 August, 2018 11:43 AM Magnitude 8.2 quake strikes in Pacific Ocean, close to Fiji

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was so deep that it was not expected to cause any damage, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The US Tsunami Warning Center also said the quake was too deep to cause a tsunami. The quake was 347.7 miles (560 km) below the Earth which would have dampened 55

19 August, 2018 9:49 AM Massive 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits Fiji; no tsunami warning

A massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale hit Fiji and Tonga on Sunday morning. According to USGS, the epicentre of the powerful earthquake was Ndoi Island and it struck at the depth of 559.6 km. The Mirror quoted US Tsunami Warning Centre as saying that the earthquake was too deep to cause tsunami. The quake was initially reported as a magnitude 53

13 August, 2018 2:06 AM Strongest-Ever Earthquake Rattles Northern Alaska

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale struck a remote part of Alaska on Sunday, the US Geographical Survey confirmed. However, no causalities or damages have been reported as yet, after the earthquake hit the country's North Slope, CNN reported. It was the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the region, with the previous most powerful 55

7 August, 2018 6:44 PM Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hits Japan, no immediate tsunami warning

Tokyo: A strong, shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck off the eastern coast of Japan on Tuesday, officials said. There was no immediate tsunami warning and no reports of injuries or damage. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake measured magnitude 5.6 on the Richter scale and was 12.1 kilometres deep. It was centred 243 kilometres east of Ofunato 61

29 July, 2018 4:12 AM Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, at least 10 killed

Around 66 quakes were recorded after the initial 6.4 magnitude tremor, with the largest aftershock recorded at 5.7 magnitude. SEMBALUN, Indonesia: A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist destination of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday, killing 10 people and damaging many buildings, authorities said. "We jumped out of our beds to avoid 394

2 May, 2018 2:18 AM Earthquake measuring 5.1 hits Taiwan

This is the second major earthquake in Taiwan's Hualien County since February when a 6.4 earthquake killed at least nine and left thousands homeless. An earthquake measuring 5.1 struck Taiwan on Wednesday morning with emergency services in the country's Hualien County being pressed into service almost immediately after. According to USGS, the earthquake 59

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 75

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 59