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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.
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 ...
According to a South China Morning Post report, the Makran Trench, which is located off the southern coast of Pakistan, is earthquake prone, and therefore, could damage Gwadar Port should there be a tectonic disturbance. The Makran Trench is the meeting point for two tectonic plates and is close to ...
Gwadar is the hub of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as it links China's Xinjiang province via Kashmir. Hong-Kong based South China Morning Post reported, “It has been more than 70 years since the last big earthquake shook the Makran Trench off the south coast of Pakistan but if and when ...
LOS ANGELES,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Feb, 2018 ):A 6.0-magnitude earthquake was recorded about 113 miles (180 kilometers) northeast of Hagatna, capital city of the US territory of Guam, at about 9:14 a.m. Monday morning, according to US Geological Survey, Xinhua report said.
Rising from rubble: Meet the inspiring Pakistani designer who overcame an earthquake. Sabah Bano Malik | Published — Sunday 11 ... “I come from Murree but grew up at the different stations (throughout the) four provinces of Pakistan,” she told Arab News. “Wherever my father was stationed, we (were ...
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. ... "It has been more than 70 years since the last big earthquake shook the Makran Trench off the south coast of Pakistan but if and when the next ...
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. Gwadar forms part of the important link for the over USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) connecting to China's Xinjiang province ...
TAIPEI: A hotel on the east coast of Taiwan has collapsed after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, the government said. Citing the national fire agency, Taiwan's cabinet said another hotel had also been damaged. Local media reported a number of buildings had toppled with around 30 people trapped in the ...
The earthquake was felt from tribal regions along the Afghan border in the north to the eastern city of Lahore. ... 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.
31, 2018 shows a damaged house following an earthquake in southwest Pakistan's Lasbela. At least one child was killed and nine others injured as a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted parts of Pakistan on Wednesday, Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring Centre said. (Xinhua/Stringer).
Deadly Earthquake Hits Afghanistan and Pakistan's Tribal Regions With Shocks Felt in Major Cities ... Local TV footage showed residents in the Pakistani capital fleeing their offices and schools. One ... In 2005, thousands were killed in Pakistan when a 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan and Kashmir.
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.
The earthquake shook the Afghan capital of Kabul and officials said a young Pakistani girl was killed and five others were injured after roofs collapsed on homes in the village of Lasbela in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, CBS reports. The epicentre was near the city of Jarm and struck at a depth of 191.2km ...
The quake was felt in the Afghan capital Kabul and the Pakistan capital Islamabad. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries in Afghanistan. The earthquake also was felt in the Indian capital New Delhi and the Indian Kashmir region. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage ...
QUETTA: At least two people including a little child were killed and nine others wounded as intense tremors of mild earthquake were felt in different areas of ... According to reports, two earthquakes hit Pakistan early this morning- one in Bela area of Balochistan at 10am and the second in Hindukush Range ...
In October 2015, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake with a similar point of epicentre hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, killing more than 300 people over a wide swath of mostly mountainous terrain. Asad Hashim, an Al Jazeera reporter in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, said buildings in the city shook on ...
ALASKA: A tsunami warning has been issued for coastal areas of Alaska and British Columbia from the border of Washington State to Attu, Alaska, the Anchorage Office of Emergency Management says. The warning was issued after an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.2 hit 175 miles southeast of Kodiak ...
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Examples include cyclones in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan; earthquakes in India, Nepal, and Pakistan; floods and landslides throughout the region; and complex emergencies in Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. USAID provided nearly $2.7 billion to assist disasteraffected populations in ...
Five of Pyongyang's six nuclear tests have been carried out under Mount Mantap at Punggye-ri, some 80 kilometres from the border with northeast China, where citizens felt the accompanying earthquake. Some Chinese and foreign scientists worry that the 2,200-metre peak suffers from “tired mountain ...
Paula Podest Ruiz, 39, and Carlos Ciuffardi Elorriga, 41, told the pope they had been married in a civil service but their planned religious ceremony in their parish church in Santiago could not take place because it was heavily damaged in the country's 2010 earthquake. They asked him to bless their ...
KARACHI: Launching the countries' first joint scientific collaboration at the North Indian Ocean along the Makran Trench on Sunday, Chinese and Pakistani researchers started an ocean-bottom seismograph (OBS) for the first time using Shi Yan 3, a scientific research vessel from the South China Sea ...
The crater of a rumbling Philippine volcano was glowing bright red Monday, with vulcanologists warning it could erupt within days, sending thousands fleeing from their homes. Volcanic earthquakes and rockfalls have shaken the summit of Mayon over the last 24 hours, after a number of steam-driven ...
ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: A high-intensity earthquake jolted the federal capital Islamabad and various other cities of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) including the provincial capital Peshawar on Sunday but no causality or property loss was reported. According to the geological wing of Pakistan ...


 

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