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6.1-magnitude quake strikes Japan

Tokyo, Aug 29 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of Japan’s Aomori prefecture on Thursday, the weather …

7.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, July 14 (IANS) A 7.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia’s North Maluku province on Sunday, but was not potential for tsunami, an official at the Meteorology …

6.1-magnitude quake hits Japan: USGS

Hong Kong, July 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1-magnitude jolted 169 km northwest of Naze, Japan, at 00:57:43 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey …

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Tokyo

Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) Japan’s capital Tokyo and its surrounding regions were hit by a 5.5-magnitude earthquake on Monday, although no tsunami alert was issued …

4.8-magnitude quake strikes Bengal

Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale struck West Bengal’s Bankura district on Sunday, authorities said. According to Regional Meteorological …

5.6-magnitude earthquake hits Japan

Tokyo, April 28 (IANS) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck Japan’s northernmost Hokkaido prefecture on Sunday, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said. …

6.3-magnitude quake hits Tibet

Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Medog County in Nyingchi City on Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Tremors were felt …

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey

Istanbul, March 20 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck Turkey on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported as yet, authorities said. …

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 …