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ROME: An earthquake measuring 4.7 magnitude on Tuesday hit an area of central Italy that was devastated by a major quake in 2016, officials said. Early reports said the Tuesday quake caused some minor damage but no serious injuries. The epicentre was in the town of Muccia in the Marche region.
ISLAMABAD: Slight earthquake jolts were felt in Islamabad, Abbottabad, Murree, Swat and adjoining areas at 4.50 pm. Earlier last week, a low-intensity earthquake of 3.2 also jolted different areas of district Loralai of Balochistan in addition to one of 4.2 on the Richter scale in different areas of the scenic ...

TOKYO: A 5.6-magnitude quake hit western Japan early Monday, injuring five people and damaging buildings and roads, as officials warned stronger tremors could come in the days ahead. The shallow tremor was gauged as magnitude 5.6 by the US Geological Survey and 6.1 by Japan´s meteorological ...
LORALAI: An earthquake of low intensity jolted different areas of district Loralai of Balochistan on Wednesday but no causality or property damages were reported. According to the geological wing of PMD, tremours measured 3.2 on Richter scale were felt in district headquarters Loralai and surroundings ...
WASHINGTON, April 3 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 3rd Apr, 2018 )::A 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Bolivia, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of about 562 km, hit the country's Southeast, about 200 km from Tarija, and near its border with Paraguay, the USGS said, ...
The designations are the latest in a series of moves by the Trump administration to pressure Pakistan to tackle terrorist groups that openly operate inside the country ... In 2005, the group succeeded in providing aid to earthquake-ravaged regions in Kashmir while the Pakistani government was slow to act.

Luckily no casualty or property damages were reported. According to the geological wing of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), tremors measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale were felt in Swat's main town and surrounding areas of the district. People of the areas where the quake was felt, rushed out ...
The quake, with its epicenter in Afghanistan-Tajikistan border area, had an estimated depth of 230 kilometres, the seismological centre said. Tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Malakand Division and adjacent areas. There has been no loss of life or property reported in the wake of the earthquake.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake jolted many towns of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) province including the capital Peshawar and the the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) late on Friday. The epicenter of the quake was the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border area and the jolts were felt for nearly 15 seconds in ...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday sought a report from a Mansehra district and sessions judge within the state of rehabilitation of 2005 earthquake victims. A suo moto notice was taken by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar after Balakot residents approached the top court and ...
MANSEHRA: The residents of Balakot will move the Supreme Court to become a party to the case about alleged embezzlement of $5 billion financial assistance donated by the international community for the rehabilitation of the 2005 earthquake survivors. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ...
PESHAWAR: A powerful earthquake was felt Saturday night in various cities of the country's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, Geo News reported, citing the PEMA centre. Areas that experienced the tremor include Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Dir, and Kohistan, as well as Peshawar itself, PEMA said.
An earthquake of mild intensity jolted Balochistan including the Sibi district on Saturday, but no causality or property loss was reported. According to the geological wing of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), tremors measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale were felt in different parts of the province.
A state of emergency has been declared in Papua New Guinea's (PNG) remote highlands after a major earthquake shook the region in what Prime Minister ... One administrator in Hela told PNG's The National newspaper on Friday that at least seven people had died in the 7.5-magnitude quake on Monday, ...
ZHOB: An earthquake of mild intensity jolted district Zhob and surroundings on Monday, but no causality or property loss was reported. According to the geological wing of PMD, tremors measuring 3.4 on Richter scale were felt in district Zhob of Balochistan and surrounding areas. However, no causality or ...
MEXICO CITY: A strong earthquake shook southern and central Mexico Friday, causing panic less than six months after two devastating quakes that killed hundreds of people. No buildings collapsed, according to early reports. But two towns near the epicentre, in the southern state of Oaxaca, reported ...
The trench is the meeting point for two tectonic plates and is close to the Pakistani deep-sea port of Gwadar which China has acquired on a 40-year lease. ... The last major earthquake was of 8.1 magnitude in 1945, which triggered a tsunami that battered Iran, Pakistan, Oman and India and killed around ...

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LAHORE: We should expect more and stronger earthquakes as the tectonic plates move to form new mountain ranges in the plains of Punjab and Sindh. This was stated by Punjab University ... “The whole region of Pakistan will become mountainous with a few planes in between.” He said that some small ...
Fox News: Mighty quake jolts parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan. ARAB NEWS PAKISTAN. AddThis ... Fox News report by Associated Press from Islamabad states that according to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan. No collateral damage has ...
A powerful earthquake struck northern Afghanistan today, with the tremors felt as far away as India and Pakistan, where one girl was killed and ... Afghanistan is frequently hit by earthquakes, especially in the Hindu Kush mountain range, which lies near the junction of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates.
ISLAMABAD: Two people, including a minor girl, were killed and at least 15 others injured as a 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted various parts of the country on Wednesday. Tremors were reported in Quetta, Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Charsadda, Murree, Sargodha, Shangla, Haripur and ...
Moderate earthquake - Pakistan - April 8, 2018. Created April 8, 2018 Last update April 8, 2018 06:34 By Armand Vervaeck. Have you felt the shaking? If Yes, tell us by using the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page. Using our EQ Report iOS or Android app would even be easier and very ...
Have you felt the shaking? If Yes, tell us by using the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page. Using our EQ Report iOS or Android app would even be easier and very informative (links in banner above this text). –. Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : 3.6. Local Time ...
Together with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam's Sami-ul-Haq and Jamaat-i-Islami's Siraj-ul-Haq, he heads the Difa-e-Pakistan Council which was formed after the NATO attack of 2011, which killed 24 Pakistani soldiers at the Salala checkpoint and caused widespread anger in the country. That association lends him, ...
Udaya Regmi, the head of the International Red Cross in Papua New Guinea, said communications were “completely down” in Tari, one of the larger settlements near the quake's epicentre. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii said there was no risk of a tsunami in the aftermath of the quake.


 

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