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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 …

Moderate intensity quake hits J&K

Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a disaster management department official said. …

Japan quake toll rises to 21

Tokyo, Sep 8 (IANS) The toll from a 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture earlier this week, has increased to 21 with 13 others …

Japan quake toll reaches 16

Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday announced that the toll from a 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Hokkaido prefecture has increased …

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 …

Mild quake shakes Los Angeles

Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale has struck the city of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. …

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 …

Mild quake felt in Himachal

Shimla, July 31 (IANS) An earthquake of low intensity hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district early on Tuesday, the third in July, the weather bureau said. …

Mild quake in Himachal

Shimla, July 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, the weather office said. No loss of life …

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 …

3 killed in Japan quake

Tokyo, June 18 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 50 others injured on Monday when a an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the …