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Graphic depicting the location of the earthquake(National Centre for Seismology)

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

Edited by Joydeep Bose | ANI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Notably, an earthquake measuring magnitude 2.4 on the Richter Scale had hit the same region last month, the NCS had informed.
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The tremor was recorded at 7.42 AM with its epicentre 13 km east-north-east of Dudhai in Kutch district(PTI/ Representational photo)
The tremor was recorded at 7.42 AM with its epicentre 13 km east-north-east of Dudhai in Kutch district(PTI/ Representational photo)

Magnitude 3.2 tremor felt in Gujarat's Kutch district, no casualties reported

Posted by Joydeep Bose | PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Kutch is located in a very high-risk seismic zone, according to the state disaster management authorities.
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale had jolted Papua New Guinea on October 1.(File Photo(Representative Image)))
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale had jolted Papua New Guinea on October 1.(File Photo(Representative Image)))

New Zealand: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake registered, no damage reported

ANI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 10:51 AM IST
There are no reports about any victims or damage caused by the earthquake. No tsunami alert has been declared.
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People watch for signs of a tsunami from a hill above Papamoa Beach, New Zealand, as a tsunami warning is issued Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP)
People watch for signs of a tsunami from a hill above Papamoa Beach, New Zealand, as a tsunami warning is issued Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP)

3 earthquakes and a tsunami warning. Here's what happened in New Zealand

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 12:24 PM IST
The Pacific and Australian plates interaction is behind this one of the most seismically active tectonic atmospheres in the world.
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The earthquake triggered warnings of a possible hazardous tsunami.(HT Archive)
The earthquake triggered warnings of a possible hazardous tsunami.(HT Archive)

Strong 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes New Zealand, tsunami warning issued

Reuters, Wellington
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Tsunami waves were possible within 300 km (180 miles) of the quake's epicentre, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
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Police in Iceland close the road approaching an area where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, near the town of Grindavik in Iceland on Wednesday.(AFP Photo)
Police in Iceland close the road approaching an area where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, near the town of Grindavik in Iceland on Wednesday.(AFP Photo)

Iceland records over 18,000 quakes in a week, eruptions could be imminent

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The most powerful earthquake in recent days of magnitude 5.6 struck Iceland's Reykjanes region on February 24. Five more were recorded on the same day.
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Patna falls under zone 4 of seismic activity and is therefore vulnerable to severe earthquakes.(PTI File Photo)
Patna falls under zone 4 of seismic activity and is therefore vulnerable to severe earthquakes.(PTI File Photo)

Patna’s more than 80% buildings are not earthquake resilient, warn experts

By Reena Sopam | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 11:17 AM IST
  • People tend to flout norms required for earthquake resilient constructions despite experiencing tremors, said an expert
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale had jolted Papua New Guinea on October 1.(File Photo(Representative Image)))
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale had jolted Papua New Guinea on October 1.(File Photo(Representative Image)))

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake shakes Bihar; no injuries, damage

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 10:30 PM IST
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav requested people to take precautions and go to safe open places if needed.
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The 7.3 magnitude quake struck shortly before midnight Saturday and cracked walls, shattered windows and set off a landslide in Fukushima. (AP)
The 7.3 magnitude quake struck shortly before midnight Saturday and cracked walls, shattered windows and set off a landslide in Fukushima. (AP)

Trains halted, scores injured as Japan cleans up after strong quake

Reuters, Iwaki
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 07:47 AM IST
The quake shook buildings in the Japanese capital Tokyo hundreds of kilometres (miles) away.
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No immediate abnormalities were reported at the nuclear plants in Fukushima.(File Photo / AFP )
No immediate abnormalities were reported at the nuclear plants in Fukushima.(File Photo / AFP )

Japan hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake off Fukushima, no tsunami threat

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 08:11 PM IST
The strong quake was felt widely across Japan, including shaking of four on Japan’s seven-point scale in the capital Tokyo.
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Residents - one holding a puppy- speak on a street in Amritsar late February 12, 2021, after leaving their homes as tremors shook the city in Punjab State north-western India following a powerful earthquake in Tajikistan of a magnitude of 5.9 according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).(AFP)
Residents - one holding a puppy- speak on a street in Amritsar late February 12, 2021, after leaving their homes as tremors shook the city in Punjab State north-western India following a powerful earthquake in Tajikistan of a magnitude of 5.9 according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).(AFP)

Tajikistan earthquake: Tremors shake cities in north India, Pakistan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:44 AM IST
  • The location was a sparsely populated area 420 km east of Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe
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Residents carrying their children stand on a road after vacating their houses following an earthquake in Srinagar.(REUTERS)
Residents carrying their children stand on a road after vacating their houses following an earthquake in Srinagar.(REUTERS)

Delhi-NCR experienced 13 mild earthquakes in 2020: Govt data

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Earth Sciences minister Dr Harshh Vardhan recently informed the Lok Sabha that the ministry is exploring possibilities to take up a pilot study on earthquake early-warning system in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey.
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The tremors were also felt across Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.(PTI)
The tremors were also felt across Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.(PTI)

Strong tremors in Delhi-NCR: What we know so far

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 06:47 AM IST
According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Tajikistan, with a depth of 80km. According to the initial reports. no loss of life or property was reported so far.
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Cracks were reported in some homes in northern Kashmir, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.(PTI/ Representational photo)
Cracks were reported in some homes in northern Kashmir, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.(PTI/ Representational photo)

Strong tremors shake north India, Pakistan, no major damage

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:08 AM IST
The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 5.9 and centred 35 km (55 miles) west of Tajikistan in central Asia.
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The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km at 10.34 pm.(File Photo(Representative Image)))
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km at 10.34 pm.(File Photo(Representative Image)))

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hits Pakistan

PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 12:11 AM IST
According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Tajikistan, with depth of 80 km.
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 struck 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan on Friday at 08:01 hours, according to National Centre for Seismology.(File Photo(Representative Image)))
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 struck 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan on Friday at 08:01 hours, according to National Centre for Seismology.(File Photo(Representative Image)))

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Bikaner, tremors felt across Rajasthan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 02:22 PM IST
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan on Friday.
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Residents of Davao, a major Philippine commercial center, felt the trembles as well.(File Photo(Representative Image))
Residents of Davao, a major Philippine commercial center, felt the trembles as well.(File Photo(Representative Image))

Earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hits Philippines's Pondaguitan

ANI, Manila
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Its epicenter was located 219 kilometers (136 miles) southeast of the city of Pundaguitan at a depth of 139 kilometers.
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The quake was followed by a magnitude 5.0 aftershock about a quarter hour later and then several other strong aftershocks.(Representative Image)
The quake was followed by a magnitude 5.0 aftershock about a quarter hour later and then several other strong aftershocks.(Representative Image)

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake shakes parts of Argentina, Chile

AP, Santiago
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:32 AM IST
Strong movement was felt in Chile's capital, Santiago, which is about 300 kilometers (186 miles) from the area hit by the quake.
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The hilly districts of Uttarakhand often report earthquakes, mostly low intensity. (HT Photo)
The hilly districts of Uttarakhand often report earthquakes, mostly low intensity. (HT Photo)

Earthquake in Uttarakhand with magnitude 3.3 strikes near Bageshwar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:41 PM IST
The earthquake struck at 10:04 am at a depth of 10 km from the surface.
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Further, the seismic network in Delhi and surrounding areas has been strengthened after the tremors in 2020 to improve the accuracy of epicentre location to 2 kilometres, the MoES said.(REUTERS (Representative Image))
Further, the seismic network in Delhi and surrounding areas has been strengthened after the tremors in 2020 to improve the accuracy of epicentre location to 2 kilometres, the MoES said.(REUTERS (Representative Image))

NCS conducting surveys to study quakes in Delhi-NCR: MoES

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:59 PM IST
The study is being conducted by the NCS in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.
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People gather on the street after an earthquake near Zagreb, Croatia December 29, 2020. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic(REUTERS)
People gather on the street after an earthquake near Zagreb, Croatia December 29, 2020. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic(REUTERS)

Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake rocks central Croatia; 1 dead

By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Zagreb
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:27 PM IST
Initial seismological reports say an area southeast of the Croatian capital of Zagreb was struck with a 6.3 magnitude earthquake, which can cause widespread damage.
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No damage or casualty has been reported so far.(Reuters file photo)
No damage or casualty has been reported so far.(Reuters file photo)

Earthquake of magnitude 2.3 hits Delhi’s Nangloi

By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2020 08:17 AM IST
As per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt around 5.02 am.
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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Philippines on Friday(REUTERS)
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Philippines on Friday(REUTERS)

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocks Philippines

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Manila
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 06:15 AM IST
The quake occurred at a depth of 144 km (89 miles), EMSC said.
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No damage or casualty has been reported yet.(REUTERS (Representative Image))
No damage or casualty has been reported yet.(REUTERS (Representative Image))

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Assam

By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Nagaon, Assam
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 10:00 AM IST
As per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt around 6:56 am at a depth of 5 kilometres.
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An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Haryana’s Rewari on Thursday night, the tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Haryana’s Rewari on Thursday night, the tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR.

12 mild earthquakes since June, Delhi feels tremors again

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 11:29 AM IST
Delhi, which lies close to a faultline, is susceptible to big earthquakes, geologists say. The city falls in seismic zone IV - a very high-risk zone.
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Since 1.42 am, 19 quakes, having intensities of 1.7 to 3.3, were recorded with their epicentres in East-North-East (ENE) of Talala in Gir Somnath district of Saurashtra, an official from the ISR said.(REUTERS)
Since 1.42 am, 19 quakes, having intensities of 1.7 to 3.3, were recorded with their epicentres in East-North-East (ENE) of Talala in Gir Somnath district of Saurashtra, an official from the ISR said.(REUTERS)

19 mild earthquakes felt in Gujarat’s Gir Somnath; no casualty

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 11:25 AM IST
While most of these quakes were of below 3 magnitude, six were of intensities of more than 3, including a 3.3 magnitude quake recorded at 3.46 am with its epicentre 12 km ENE of Talala in the district.
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A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter Scale hit Haridwar in Uttarakhand at 9:41 am.(PTI/ Representational photo)
A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter Scale hit Haridwar in Uttarakhand at 9:41 am.(PTI/ Representational photo)

Low-intensity earthquake hits Haridwar in Uttarakhand

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:03 PM IST
A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter Scale hit Haridwar in Uttarakhand at 9:41 am.
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At least 20 buildings in the city were destroyed, authorities said, and the rescue work was punctuated by frequent aftershocks.(Reuters)
At least 20 buildings in the city were destroyed, authorities said, and the rescue work was punctuated by frequent aftershocks.(Reuters)

Rescue efforts on as earthquake death toll rises to 27 in Izmir, Turkey

By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Izmir, Turkey
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 05:39 PM IST
More than 800 people were injured in Turkey, and the area had been hit by some 470 aftershocks, the country’s disaster agency said.
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The earthquake, which the Istanbul-based Kandilli Institute said had a magnitude of 6.9, was centred in the Aegean northeast of Samos. AFAD said it measured 6.6. and hit at a depth of some 16 kilometers(AFP)
The earthquake, which the Istanbul-based Kandilli Institute said had a magnitude of 6.9, was centred in the Aegean northeast of Samos. AFAD said it measured 6.6. and hit at a depth of some 16 kilometers(AFP)

Death toll reaches 27 in earthquake that hit Turkey, Greek island

By Associated Press | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Izmir, Turkey
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The quake hit Friday afternoon, toppling buildings in Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city, and triggering a small tsunami in the district of Seferihisar and on Samos. The quake was followed by hundreds of aftershocks.
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Two children were found dead under a collapsed wall in the Greek Island of Samos. The search operation continues.(REUTERS)
Two children were found dead under a collapsed wall in the Greek Island of Samos. The search operation continues.(REUTERS)

WHO closely following situation in Greece, Turkey after deadly earthquake

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Geneva
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 05:56 AM IST
Earlier in the day, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit Turkey’s western Izmir province and parts of the Greek islands in the vicinity. Greek seismologists said the magnitude reached 6.9. Multiple casualties and fatalities are being reported by the two countries as crisis control works continue.
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