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  • Moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand 14-11-2013 05:09 PM

    A moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early on Thursday morning. The tremor, measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale, occurred at about 5 AM and lasted for a few seconds, the MeT office said. The quake had its epicentre in the Garhwal region and was felt by the residents...
  • Mild tremor shakes Chamoli, Pauri; epicentre in Garhwal 14-11-2013 03:50 PM

    A moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand early on Thursday morning. The tremor, measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale, occurred at about 5 am and lasted for a few seconds, the MeT office said. The quake had its epicentre in the Garhwal region and was felt by the residents...
  • Four earthquakes strike Delhi, NCR within four hours on Tuesday 12-11-2013 07:24 AM

    New Delhi: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) as four earthquakes hit the city within a span on four hours in the wee hours of Tuesday. The first quake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale occurred at 12.41 am, the report by Indian Meteorological Department...
  • Moderate quake rocks Assam 06-11-2013 12:06 PM

    Moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Assam on Wednesday. The tremor though lasted for few seconds, yet the doors and windows jolted. However, no information of any casualty or damage has been reported. The earthquake occurred at 9:46 am. The epicentre of the tremor was at...
  • 5.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Sikkim and parts of Darjeeling 03-10-2013 01:03 PM

    An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale jolted Sikkim on Thursday, Regional Seismological Centre sources said. The epicentre of the quake that struck at 11.43 am was at a place in Sikkim whose latitude and longitude were 27.4 degree N and 88.5 degree E respectively, the sources said. A...
  • Massive aftershocks jolt Pakistan's quake-hit areas again, tremors felt in Delhi 28-09-2013 02:16 PM

    Several cities of Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces were on Saturday hit by a massive aftershock measuring 6.8, three days after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the region killed over 500 people. Tremors were also felt in Delhi late on Saturday morning. The India Meteorological Department said the quake struck...
  • Low intensity quake hits Uttarakhand 06-09-2013 12:23 PM

    A low intensity earthquake shookparts of Uttarakhand in the wee hours on Friday. Measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, the tremor occurredat 12.5 am in Uttarkashi district, MeT office Director AnandSharma said. ...
  • 1 killed, 3 injured as 5.9 magnitude earthquake jolts southwest China 31-08-2013 11:11 AM

    One person was killed and three others injured on Friday after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre said. One person died, three were injured seriously and 17 others from three tourist buses were trapped by quake-triggered landslides that...
  • Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 in Bhachau tehsil of Kutch 21-08-2013 09:04 PM

    An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on Richter scale on Wednesday struck Bhachau tehsil of Kutch district, an Institute of Seismological Research official said. "The earthquake struck at 6:26 pm," the official said, adding that epicentre was 11 km north- north-east from Bhachau. Two quakes measuring 2.2 and 2.1 on Richter...
  • J&K: Magnitude 5.4 earthquake hits Kishtwar 02-08-2013 08:52 AM

    Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale hit the Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning. Tremors were felt in other parts of the state too. There were no reports of any damage or injuries. More details are awaited. ...
  • Earthquake measuring 5.1 hits Himachal Pradesh 09-07-2013 08:38 PM

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday evening. The epicentre of the quake was Keylong in Himachal Pradesh. There were no immediate details of any damages or injuries. More details are awaited. ...
  • Indonesia: 6.1 magnitude quake in Aceh province kills 22 03-07-2013 02:30 PM

    Banda Aceh(Indonesia): Soldiers, police and volunteers fanned out across an earthquake-damaged region of western Indonesia on Wednesday, scouring the debris of fallen homes and landslides for possible victims of a temblor that killed at least 22 people and injured hundreds. The magnitude-6.1 quake struck on Tuesday afternoon at a depth...
  • Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Sumatra in Indonesia 02-07-2013 01:55 PM

    Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale struck the northern tip of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, which was only 10 km (6 miles) deep, struck 188 km (116 miles) southeast of Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh province, said the...
  • Mild earthquake hits Bhaderwah, no casualties reported 10-06-2013 02:50 PM

    Bhaderwah: Two mild tremors shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas in Doda-Kishtwar belt of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. The first earthquake measuring 2.3 on the Richter scale hit Baderwah valley at 6:50 am and another measuring 2.7 on the scale shook the valley at 6:52 am, Met officials...
  • J&K: Fresh tremors shake Bhaderwah, no loss reported 06-05-2013 01:30 PM

    Bhaderwah: Fresh tremors of low intensity on Monday shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas, triggering fresh panic among the people. There was no immediate report of any casualty or injury due to the very low intensity tremors that shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas at 1:10 AM and 7:16 AM....
  • J&K quake: Edu institutions to remain close on Thursday 01-05-2013 10:25 PM

    Jammu: Authorities in the earthquake hit Doda and Kathua districts on Wednesday ordered closure of all educational institutions, keeping in view apprehension of aftershocks. As directed by District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kathua, all educational institutions of Bani, Lohai-Malhar, Billawar, Mahanpur, Basohli and Bhaddu will remain close on Thursday, an official...
  • 4.6 magnitude earthquake hits Assam 16-04-2013 10:25 AM

    Guwahati: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale shook Assam on Tuesday jolting people out of bed. The Regional Meteorological Centre here said the quake occurred at 6:53 am on latitude 26.3 degree North and 92.0 degree East with its epicentre being in Darrang district of Assam. There was...
  • 3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Meghalaya 10-04-2013 03:50 PM

    Shillong: A low intensity earthquake on Wednesday rocked West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, officials said. However, no loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far. The quake measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale rocked the two Khasi Hills district at 9:46 am, officials at the...
  • Gujarat: Mild tremor felt in Kutch 26-01-2013 10:49 PM

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  • Earthquake!

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    There have been three quakes in and around Afghanistan, in the past one week. Each measured five or above on the Richter scale. Two quakes...

  • Turkey earthquake: Many trapped under debris 24-10-2011 08:37 AM

    Authorities fear the toll could touch 1000 as many more remained trapped under debris in Turkey. ...
  • Europe has a superiority syndrome: Richter 10-10-2011 11:10 AM

    Frank-Jurgen Richter Age: 44 Designation: Chairman, Horasis Education: Diploma in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering, Doctorate in Business Administration Career: 1994-2000: Robert Bosch GmbH (four years as CFO China, based in Beijing), 2001-2004: Director, World Economic Forum Interests: Travelling the world, learning languages, reading (classics, post-modern writing, history and economy),...
  • Moderate quake rocks Tibetan county in China 26-06-2011 05:27 PM

    Beijing: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale on Sunday jolted a Tibetan majority prefecture in China's northwestern Qinghai Province, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. The epicenter of the quake was monitored at 32.4 degrees north latitude and 95.9 degrees east longitude with a depth of 10 km,...
  • N Zealand: quake toll nears 100, several missing 24-02-2011 11:47 AM

    Christchurch: International rescue teams intensified their search for earthquake survivors in New Zealand on Thursday, with the death toll nearing 100 and police said they were gravely concerned about the more than 200 people still missing. Teams from quake-prone countries such as Japan and the United States sent in sniffer...
  • 6.9-quake hits China, Tibet; 300 killed 14-04-2010 09:13 AM

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  • Earthquake in Taiwan causes damages 20-12-2009 07:02 PM

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