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6.0-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, Feb 2 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia’s West Sumatra province on Saturday, but no tsunami alert was issued …

6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale rocked East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia on Tuesday, but was not potential …

4.1 magnitude quake jolts Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Four minor earthquakes within seven hours hit the Saurashtra and Kutch regions of Gujarat on Sunday but there were no reports …

6.7-magnitude quake jolts Chile

Santiago, Jan 20 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale the Chilean port city of Coquimbo with no immediate reports of casualties or …

4.8-magnitude quake hits Sicily

Palermo (Italy), Dec 26 (IANS) A 4.8-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday hit Sicily around Europe’s most active volcano Mount Etna, injuring at least two people, Italian …

6.0-magnitude quake hits Philippines

Manila, Nov 4 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted the Philippines’ Lanao del Norte province on Sunday, the US Geological Survey …

4.6-magnitude quake jolts J&K

Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, although there were no reports of casualties …

5.9-magnitude quake hits Haiti

Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck Haiti, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS said the …

5.5-magnitude quake hits Assam

Guwahati, Sep 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Guwahati and its adjoining areas on Wednesday, the Met said. No damage …

6.7-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, Sep 6 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale, followed by a number of aftershocks, rocked Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on Thursday, leaving …

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Greece

Athens, Aug 31 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck central Greece on Friday, according to the Euro Mediterranean Seismological Centre. There …

6.3-magnitude quake jolts Venezuela

Caracas, Aug 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale has rocked Venezuela’s northeast coast. There were, however, no immediate reports of casualties. …

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Jakarta, Aug 5 (IANS) A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted 2 kilometres from Loloan, Indonesia, on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth …

5.8-magnitude quake hits Iran

Tehran, July 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook Iran’s Sirch in Kerman province early on Monday, country’s Seismological Centre reported. …

5.2-magnitude quake jolts Hawaii

Honolulu, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter caused by the continuous eruption of the Kilauea Volcano jolted Hawaii, according to the …