Us Geological Survey

  • Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 strikes off Japan 25-10-2013 11:34 PM

    An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck on Saturday morning (Tokyo Time) off Japan's east coast, the US Geological Survey said. Japan's emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the region that includes the crippled Fukushima nuclear site. Japan's Meteorological Agency raised a 1-meter (3-foot) tsunami warning for a long stretch...
  • Strong earthquake hits off the coast of Peru Lima 12-08-2013 04:58 PM

    Peru:The US Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck off the coast of northern Peru. The quake struck at 4.49 am local time and was centred 58 miles west-southwest of the city of Paita. The USGS says it was at the relatively shallow...
  • Tremors from Iran quake kill 13 in Pakistan: Officials 16-04-2013 08:18 PM

    Quetta: At least 13 people were killed and hundreds of houses destroyed in southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday when the region was struck by tremors from an earthquake that was centred in neighbouring Iran, Pakistani officials said. Tremors from the 7.8 magnitude quake were also felt in India and Gulf states....
  • 6.1 quake jolts Chile, no tsunami warning issued 15-11-2012 04:42 AM

    Santiago: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile's central-north area, but authorities said no injuries or damage were reported and discounted the possibility of a tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the quake's epicentre was 88 kilometeres north of Coquimbo, Chile, and had a depth of 61 kilometeres. The quake...
  • Quake measuring 6.6 hits eastern Indonesia 14-11-2011 10:42 AM

    Jakarta: A strong earthquake hit waters off eastern Indonesia on Monday, sending people along coastlines fleeing to high ground in panic. Officials said, however, there was no threat of a tsunami. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 and was centered 12 miles beneath the Molucca Sea, the US...
  • 5.6 quake rattles Japan near Fukushima site 08-07-2011 02:29 AM

    New York: An earthquake registering 5.6 shook the Pacific off Honshu, Japan, the US Geological Survey said on Thursday. That is the area of northeast Japan ravaged by a March 11 quake and tsunami that knocked out power at the Fukushima nuclear plant. No immediate damage or casualties were reported...
  • 6.1 magnitude quake strikes near New Zealand 22-05-2011 08:37 AM

    Wellington: The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck near a group of South Pacific islands. There are no reports of damage or risk of tsunami. A statement by the USGS says the quake struck Sunday 12 miles (19 kilometers) under the Kermadec Islands, a New Zealand...
  • 2 quakes in Spain kill 10, injure dozens 12-05-2011 07:29 AM

    Madrid: Two earthquakes struck southeast Spain in quick succession on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, injuring dozens and causing major damage to buildings, officials said. It was the highest quake-related death toll in Spain in more than 50 years. The epicenter of the quakes - with magnitudes of 4.4...
  • Strong quake of 6.1 hits northeast Japan 14-04-2011 09:57 AM

    Tokyo: A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off northeast Japan early Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The undersea quake struck at 5:57 local time at a depth of just 11.2 kilometres, 190 kilometres east of Morioka on Honshu...
  • Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Japan 22-03-2011 10:54 AM

    Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale on Tuesday hit Japan off the east coast of Honshu, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake struck at 12.38 pm (0338 GMT), the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre was at a depth of 11.40...
  • Japan govt agency says more tsunami possible 11-03-2011 12:50 PM

    Tokyo: There are chances of more tsunami following a huge quake which struck off the north coast of Japan, a Japanese government agency said. The US Geological Survey upgraded the magnitude of the quake to 8.9. ...
  • Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hits Indonesia 11-03-2011 12:11 AM

    New York: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia and East Timor early on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey reported. No tsunami alert was issued. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The 1:08 am on Friday quake was offshore but shallow, just 6/10 mile (1 kilometer)...
  • Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes Manipur 04-02-2011 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: A strong earthquake hit along the Indo-Myanmar border on Friday evening. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The US Geological Survey reported a 6.4-magnitude temblor 50 miles (85 kilometres) from the Indian town of Imphal in the far eastern state of Manipur. The region is...
  • 7.8-quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra 07-04-2010 07:09 AM

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  • Strong earthquake rocks Venezuela 13-09-2009 03:52 AM

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  • Tsunami alert after Indonesia quake 20-02-2007 03:31 PM

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  • Major quake hits northeastern Indonesia 21-01-2007 05:58 PM

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  • 6.3 magnitude quake jolts Indonesia 02-12-2006 12:44 PM

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  • N Korea nuke test relatively small 09-10-2006 04:19 PM

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  • Quake hits Indonesia; no tsunami risk 29-08-2006 09:18 PM

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