TREMOR

  • Mild tremors in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand July 3, 2014

    Mild tremors were on Thursday felt in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, MeT office said. A mild earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Pithoragarh and adjoining areas at 5.6 PM, the MeT office said. The epicentre of the quake was located 30.2 degree north (latitude) and 80.2 degree east...
  • Tremor felt in Gujarat June 21, 2014

    Bharuch: An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale today hit several parts of Bharuch and neighbouring districts of south Gujarat on Saturday. "A tremor measuring 3.6 on Richter scale was felt at 9.40pm on Saturday in Bharuch and the neighbouring districts," said an official from the Disaster Management Authority. The tremor...
  • Earthquake hits Bay of Bengal, nearly 50 injured in Odisha May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: An earthquake registering 6.0 magnitude on the Richter Scale was reported across the eastern coast of India on Wednesday, with its epicentre in the Bay of Bengal. Mild tremors were felt in large parts of the country including Delhi, Ranchi, Varanasi, Kolkata, Gaya, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai and Visakhapatnam. In Odisha, at...
  • 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal; tremors felt in East India, Delhi, Chennai May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Eastern India was rocked by an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude on Wednesday evening around 9:50 pm. While strong tremors were felt in Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand for about 20 seconds; Delhi and Chennai too were affected. The epicentre of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake was about 275 km southeast...
  • Minor intensity tremors felt in parts of Rajasthan April 27, 2014

    Minor intensity tremors were felt in parts of Rajasthan, especially in AjeetgarhSikar areas, at 2:44 PM, official sources said on Sunday. It was recorded on Richter scale, but the exact intensity would be calculated by the India Meteorological Department in Delhi, the sources said. A detailed report of the tremors or earthquake...
  • Moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand November 14, 2013

    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 of Chamoli...
  • Mild tremor shakes Chamoli, Pauri; epicentre in Garhwal November 14, 2013

    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 of...
  • 5.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Sikkim and parts of Darjeeling October 3, 2013

    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 report from...
  • Massive aftershocks jolt Pakistan's quakehit areas again, tremors felt in Delhi September 28, 2013

    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 with...
  • 80 killed as earthquake measuring 7.7 on Richter Scale strikes southwest Pakistan September 25, 2013

    Eighty people were killed and about another 80 injured when a 7.7magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, with officials saying more persons could be buried under the rubble of collapsed homes. At least 80 people have been killed so far in the quake that struck Awaran district in Balochistan province,...
  • Strong quake strikes western Pakistan, no casualties reported September 24, 2013

    Karachi: A strong earthquake struck a remote mountainous part of western Pakistan on Tuesday and was felt as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi, hundreds of miles to the east, where buildings shook. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The United States Geological Survey said that...
  • Mild tremors felt in Delhi, NCR and Rajasthan September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Mild tremors were felt in Delhi, NCR and Rajasthan on Tuesday. The earthquake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale. The epicentre of the earthquake was Dalbandin in Balochistan, Pakistan. Met department said latitude of the quake was 27 degree North and longitude was 65.7 degree East. It was at a...
  • J&K: Magnitude 5.4 earthquake hits Kishtwar August 2, 2013

    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. ...
  • Gujarat: Earthquake measuring 3.6 hits Kutch, epicentre in Rapar July 19, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Mild tremors measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale were felt in Kutch in Gujarat on Friday afternoon. The epicentre of the quake was Rapar. There were no reports of any damage. More details of the earthquake are awaited. The Kutch region was devastated after a massive earthquake hit Gujarat on...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: More tremors felt in Bhaderwah valley May 15, 2013

    Bhaderwah: Three moderate intensity tremors shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas of DodaKishtwar belt of Jammu in the wee hours on Wednesday, prompting authorities to once again shut schools in the region rattled by a series of quakes this month. However, there was no immediate report of any casualty or...
  • J&K: Fresh tremors shake Bhaderwah, no loss reported May 6, 2013

    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. ...
  • 3.9 magnitude earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A mild tremor shook Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday morning, MeT officials said. The quake measuring 3.9 magnitude on the Richter Scale was felt at 8:32 am and was epicentred at Chamba, Met department said. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or...
  • Hundreds of dead expected after Iran quake: Official April 16, 2013

    Ankara: An Iranian government official said on Tuesday he expected hundreds of deaths from a major earthquake that struck Iran near the border with Pakistan. "It was the biggest earthquake in Iran in 40 years and we are expecting hundreds of dead," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. A...
  • Tremor of moderate intensity felt in Manipur November 11, 2012

    Imphal: A tremor of moderate intensity was felt for half a minute in Manipur at 6.44 am on Sunday, official sources said. There has been no report of any damage so far, sources said, adding that the epicenter was yet to be known. More details are awaited. ...
  • 178 mild tremors felt in 10 years in Kerala July 23, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 178 mild tremors have been reported in Kerala in the last 10 years. These tremors of mild or medium intensity did not cause any extensive damage but the government had strengthened the preparedness to meet any eventuality arising from natural calamities as part of its disaster...
  • 5.5 quake hits Afghanistan, tremors in J&K July 19, 2012

    Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit the Hindukush region in Afghanistan on Thursday. Tremors were also felt in Jammu and Kashmir. There were no reports of any damage and casualties. ...
  • Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 rocks north India July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale hit northern part of India on Thursday. Mild tremors were felt in the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan. The tremor was felt at 7.30 pm in most parts of Kashmir, triggering panic among the residents who rushed out...
  • Tremors felt in Assam, Meghalaya and Bengal May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Mild tremors measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale were on Friday felt in north eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya, and West Bengal. The tremors were primarily felt in Guwahati, Shillong and Kolkata. The tremors were also felt in Malda, Baharampur and Jiaganj in West Bengal. According to R S...
  • Magnitude 6.5 earthquake shakes central Chile April 17, 2012

    Santiago: A strong and prolonged earthquake of magnitude 6.5 has shaken central Chile. Authorities have ordered a preventative evacuation of parts of the coastline. The US Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Valparaiso, Chile, and it had a depth of 15.5 miles (25 kilometers)....
  • Tremors: Panic grips Thiruvananthapuram April 12, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mild tremors were felt in various parts of the city on Wednesday, around 2.10 pm and 4.15 pm, creating panic at least in the coastal region as rumours of a possible tsunami reaching the shore spread thick and fast. The tremors were experienced in hihrise buildings in various parts...
  • Bangalore experiences aftershocks of quake April 12, 2012

    BANGALORE: Bangalore and many areas across the state experienced tremors caused by the earthquake measuring 8.6 on the Richter scale in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon. Although many people experienced the tremors, there was no loss of life or property.The Meteorological Department said many areas in Bangalore East felt two tremors...
  • Tremors felt in many cities across South India April 11, 2012

    Chennai: Tremors were felt in Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram and several other cities across South India following the 8.6 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia. Areas near Marina Beach Road in Chennai have been alerted in the wake of several coastal regions of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands being put...
  • Tremor in Kolkata, buildings develop cracks April 11, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata and its neighbourhood were rocked by a mild tremor due to a high intensity earthquake off the coast of Sumatra on Wednesday. Tremors were also felt in North 24 Parganas adjoining Kolkata and in the north Bengal town of Siliguri, officials said. According to reports, some buildings on Park Street...
  • Indonesia quake: India scales down tsunami threat April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India has scaled down the tsunami threat, saying there is no cause for panic along India's coastline and the government is ready to deal with any eventuality. Home Secretary RK Singh said there was no cause for panic. "I have spoken to chief secretaries of Andhra, Orissa, Tamil...
  • 5.2 quake hits Afghanistan, Kashmir feels tremors March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan on Saturday morning, sending tremors as far as Kashmir. The epicentre of the quake was said to be the Hindu Kush region. There have been no reports of casualties so far. "An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude was experienced at...