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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 …

Quake hits Japanese island

Tokyo, Oct 29 (IANS) A 5.4-magnitude quake hit off Japan’s Torishima island on Monday, the Met office said. No tsunami warning was issued. The tremors …

11 killed in Haiti quake

Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Oct 7 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted northwestern Haiti, authorities said …

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 …

Moderate quake hits Tibet

Lhasa, Sep 28 (IANS) A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Rutog county in Tibet on Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC). No casualty was …

Minor quake jolts Myanmar

Yangon, Sep 27 (IANS) A 4.3-magnitude quake on Thursday jolted Myanmar’s Sagaing region, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said. The earthquake’s epicentre was 48.3 km …

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 …