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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 …

5.2-magnitude quake hits Fiji

Suva, May 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted Fiji on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre, with …

5.3-magnitude quake hits Japan

Tokyo, May 17 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan on Thursday, the weather agency said. There were no immediate reports …

5.1 magnitude quake hits Japan

Tokyo, May 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan’s Nagano on Saturday, the Met said. No major damage or injuries …

6.1-magnitude quake rocks Philippines

Manila, May 5 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck the Philippines’ Luzon island on Saturday without any reports of casualties, damage …

5.3-magnitude earthquake rocks US

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit off the Southern California coast on Thursday, according to the US …