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An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Gujarat in the wee hours of Thursday. Tremors were felt at around 4:03 am in Hanjiyasar village of Rajkot district. No casualties have been reported. Further details are awaited.
Jakarta: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometres below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US ...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sabah Weather and Earthquake Operations Centre is now capable of detecting earthquakes with a magnitude of as low as 1.0 on the Richter Scale after improvements were made in efforts to track down incidents of earthquake more efficiently. Science, Technology and Innovations ...
CO, Jakarta - PT Adhi Karya claimed the construction of Jabodebek Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which they built, is earthquake resistant to 8 Richter Scale. “If the earthquake is 7 to 8 SR, it will not collapse," said General Manager of PT Adhi Karya LRT Department Agus Karianto in Pancoran area, South ...
MATARAM, NNC - An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale rocked southern Sumbawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) on Monday (3/12/2018) at 14.00 WITA (Central Indonesia Time) but not a potential tsunami. The results of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) analysis ...
At least 18 people died in an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale in Papua New Guinea, local authorities said. The earthquake occurred on Tuesday in a remote mountain area, about 600 km from the capital, Port Morsby. It was followed by two secondary quakes with a magnitude above 5 on the ...

An earthquake of 6 on the Richter scale shook central parts of Papua New Guinea just weeks after another powerful earthquake whose victims are now more than 30 people, reported RIA Novosti. The epicenter of the earthquake yesterday was 83 km southwest of the city of Porghira. So far, there have been ...
26 de febrero de 2018, 15:24Jakarta, feb 26 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale shook the Ceram Sea today and its epicenter was located at 194 kilometers northwest of Ambon, capital of the Indonesian province of Maluku. The earthquake, with a depth of 11.9 kilometers, as reported by the ...
A new earthquake of 3,8 on the Richter scale was registered near Asenovgrad about 1 o'clock last night. The earthquake has an epicenter of about 3 km. from Asenovgrad. We recall that an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 to 2 km from Asenovgrad was registered yesterday. It was felt strongly both in Plovdiv ...
The magnitude 5.0 natural disaster hit at 11.44pm GMT yesterday in the Ionian Sea to the west of the paradise, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Thousands of quakes are reported in Greece every year with Zakynthos being the victim of severe shakes in the past. Buildings in the ...
A 4.8 earthquake on the Richter scale was felt in Plovdiv and Asenovgrad, the correspondent of BGNES reported. The epicenter of the earthquake is 2 km north-east of Asenovgrad, 17 km southeast of Plovdiv with a depth of 10 km. Some citizens who are closer to the epicenter in Asenovgrad and the ...
An earthquake initially reported to have measured 4.8 on the Richter scale, with an epicentre 148km south-east of Bulgarian capital Sofia, happened in the early hours of February 22 2018, according to preliminary data from the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre. The epicentre of the quake, ...
UK earthquake: Tremor measuring 4.4 on Richter scale hits Wales, did you feel the earth move? The earthquake struck at around 2.30pm on Saturday (February 17). Share; 4Comments. By. Matthew Lodge. 18:04, 17 FEB 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime ...
Hundreds of people in southern New Hampshire turned to social media Thursday morning to ask, "Did anyone else feel that?" A low-magnitude earthquake shook the ground and buildings at around 9:30 a.m., centered near East Kingston, and was felt for miles in all directions from Southern New ...
An earthquake registering 2.2 on the Richter Scale struck the village of Garrelsweer near Loppersum in Groningen province on Sunday evening. It was the fifth light earthquake in the northernmost province within a week, NRC said on Monday morning. There was a quake registering 1.7 in the village of ...
An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 was recorded late last night from the Peruvian town of Puquio, the United States Geological Survey said. So far there is no evidence of injuries and major damage. According to the institute, the epicenter is 202 km south of Puquio at a depth of 10 km.
Jakarta: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometres below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US ...

Ahmedabad, Mar 10 (PTI) An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale was registered in parts of Gujarats Kutch district today, an official said. "An earthquake measuring 4.2 on Richter scale was recorded in Kutch distirct with its epicentre being 15 km from Bhachau," said an official of ...
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale was recorded last night near Provadia. This was announced by the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center, the earthquake, ...
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale was registered in parts of Gujarat's Kutch district today, an official said. "An earthquake measuring 4.2 on Richter scale was recorded in Kutch distirct with its epicentre being 15 km from Bhachau," said an official of Gandhinagar-based Institute of ...
KOTA KINABALU: The Meteorological Department will now need to issue alert to the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) if an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale strikes Ranau and its surrounding area. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius ...
A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday, triggering the capital's quake alarm system and causing buildings to sway. Earthquake measuring 7.2 on Richter scale jolts Mexico, buildings sway; no loss of life. Photo Courtesy: Reuters. People stand on the street after an earthquake shook buildings in ...
Hundreds of people in southern New Hampshire turned to social media Thursday morning to ask, "Did anyone else feel that?" A low-magnitude earthquake shook the ground and buildings at around 9:30 a.m., centered near East Kingston, and was felt for miles in all directions from Southern New ...
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale struck off the coast of Hualien, Taiwan on Sunday. There were no immediate reports of damage, said reports. Several aftershocks were felt minutes after the main quake. Image for representation only. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 27.8 ...
The one with the highest magnitude registered 6.0 on the Richter scale,” assistant director Dr. Yin Myo Min Htway of the Seismology Division of the DMH told the Irrawaddy. Myanmar experienced 32 inland quakes and 2 offshore quakes in Myanmar waters in the Andaman Sea in January while it was ...
Three earthquakes hit California on Thursday, one as far south as Trabuco Canyon and a second all the way up to a spot off the coast of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). A third earthquake struck near Lytle Creek, California, registering a 2.5 on the Richter scale. Trabuco Canyon ...
An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Indonesian island of Java on Tuesday, triggering panic in the Capital city of Jakarta, AFP reported. At least 130 buildings and a mosque were damaged and some people were injured in parts of the island, Indonesia's disaster agency said.
The moment magnitude scale — which replaced the Richter scale in the 1970s — measures an earthquake's energy by analyzing the waves it produces at various locations. This system, which the U.S. Geological Survey currently uses, is thought to give us a much better picture of earthquake fault geometry ...
An 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit 256 km southeast of Chiniak in Alaska, at a depth of 10 km, at 9 am and 31 min Greenwich time, said the Geophysical Institute of the United States, quoted by Reuters. A tsunami warning of parts of Alaska and Canada has been issued after the quake, as well as a tidal wave ...
Muscat: An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale was recorded off the Oman coast on Friday afternoon, with the epicentre around 290 kilometres ... Another earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale had been recorded off the coast of Oman last month, on December 19, 2017, around 320 ...
Small earthquake Wednesday night was centered in Dresden. The event measured magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale, according to the United States Geological Survey. Staff report. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article ...
The USGS claimed that made the ground tremble at a whopping 4.2 on the Richter Scale. Then there was the famous 1908 Tunguska event, which resulted in an airblast that flattened a Russian forest and was thought to push the Richter scale up to a solid 5.0. For a long time scientists weren't fully clued in ...
The USGS claimed that made the ground tremble at a whopping 4.2 on the Richter Scale. Then there was the famous 1908 Tunguska event, which resulted in an airblast that flattened a Russian forest and was thought to push the Richter scale up to a solid 5.0. For a long time scientists weren't fully clued in ...
Athens: An earthquake that rattled Greece on Monday night was felt in the capital Athens, a Reuters reporter said. Representational image. Reuters. The US Geological Survey said the 4.3-magnitude quake struck 25 km northeast of Athens. Fire brigade officials said there were no immediate reports of ...
Massive earthquake measuring 7.6 on Richter Scale strikes near Honduras, sparking tsunami warning. World Reuters Jan 10, 2018 09:10:19 IST. Comment. 0 ...
New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit the Myanmar-India (Manipur) Border Region this afternoon. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), a unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the quake occured at 12.17 pm at a depth of 35 km below ground. It occured in the ...
DEHRADUN: A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale shook parts of Uttarakhand this evening. Epicentred in the hilly Chamoli district, the earthquake, the second this month, was felt in various parts of the state around 4.45 PM, MeT office Director Vikram Singh said. It had a depth of ...
An earthquake of 5.3 on the Richter was registered in southern Costa Rica on the Pacific coast of the Central American country, the BTA reported. So far there is no evidence of injuries and destruction from the natural element. The epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 38 km west of the south coast of ...
Muscat: An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale was recorded off the Oman coast on Friday afternoon, with the epicentre around 290 kilometres ... Another earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale had been recorded off the coast of Oman last month, on December 19, 2017, around 320 ...
Earthquake Measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale Rattles China's Capital Beijing. The government said the 4.3 magnitude quake's epicentre was in a county that is part of Hebei's Langfang city. Reuters. Updated:February 12, 2018, 6:03 PM IST. facebook Twitter google skype whatsapp. Earthquake Measuring ...
An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 was recorded late last night from the Peruvian town of Puquio, the United States Geological Survey said. So far there is no evidence of injuries and major damage. According to the institute, the epicenter is 202 km south of Puquio at a depth of 10 km.
An earthquake registering 2.2 on the Richter Scale struck the village of Garrelsweer near Loppersum in Groningen province on Sunday evening. It was the fifth light earthquake in the northernmost province within a week, NRC said on Monday morning. There was a quake registering 1.7 in the village of ...
THE radio and TV presenter Clemency Burton-Hill recently described her panic attacks and how classical music turned out to be her salvation. It began, she said, when she listened to Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, and gradually widened out through cello suites and cantatas into what she termed a ...
Lima, Jan 15: An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale shook and toppled buildings in Peru, leaving at least two persons dead, according to reports. Over 50 people were also reported to have been injured while 17 were reported missing after the earthquake struck Peru. The quake hit 31 km ...
... Min Htwe, deputy director at the department. The quake's epicenter, according to him, was about 25 miles southwest of Kani township and occurred at around 4 pm. Last Friday, two small quakes measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale were registered 11 miles southeast of Tabeikgyin township in Mandalay.
In the earlier hours of the day, Iran was shook by an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 10 km and 58 km northeast of Kerman. Minutes later, a secondary quake with a magnitude of 5.0 on the Richter scale ...
An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 on the Richter scale is registered in Peru at 1.29 am local time on Wednesday, according to the official website ...
An earthquake of 4.1 on the Richter scale shook Bulgaria on November 26 at 9.01pm, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological ...
Sofia. An earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale was registered in the area of Novi Pazar town, Shumen region, FOCUS News Agency ...
A total of 2397 international traveller visited the destination in September, a 67.8 per cent increase over the 1428 recorded for the same month ...


 

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