Articles about Earthquake
An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth’s lithosphere that creates seismic waves. It can range in size like from those that are so weak and cannot be felt to those violent enough to toss people around and destroy whole cities. Earthquakes can also trigger landslides, and occasionally volcanic activity.
25 Jan 2022India
India on Tuesday announced an immediate assistance of $2,00,000 (Rs. 1.49 crores) for rehabilitation, reconstruction, and relief efforts in Tonga.
14 Dec 2021World
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
08 Sep 2021World
A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one person and causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City hundreds of kilometers away.
16 Aug 2021World
The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off frantic rescue efforts ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching tropical storm.
07 Jul 2021India
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hit Assam on Wednesday morning with tremors being felt in neighboring Meghalaya and northern parts of West Bengal, besides Bangladesh.
29 Apr 2021India
People spent a sleepless night as a series of aftershocks continued to shake Assam, following the strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake causing extensive damage.
28 Apr 2021India
An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Assam early this morning, the National Center for Seismology confirmed.
20 Mar 2021World
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 on Saturday struck off the coast of northeastern Japan that also triggered a tsunami warning for the country's northeast coast.
05 Mar 2021World
The residents living in the coastal areas of New Zealand, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu, left their homes for safer higher-ground areas after a series of powerful earthquakes triggered Pacific-wide tsunami alerts.
13 Feb 2021World
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of northeastern Japan late on Saturday, jolting Fukushima, Miyagi, and Tokyo, among other areas.
12 Feb 2021India
Strong tremors jolted Delhi, the National Capital Region (NCR), Punjab, Jammu, and other regions in northern India on Friday night, as an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Tajikistan.
10 Feb 2021World
A tsunami warning has been sounded for New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and other nations in the South Pacific after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the region on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
16 Jan 2021World
Damaged roads, bridges, power blackouts, and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered Indonesia's rescuers after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake left at least 42 dead and hundreds injured on Sulawesi island.
30 Oct 2020World
A massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, sending tremors across western Turkey as well as Greece on Friday.
11 Aug 2020Technology
Google wants to help the world prepare (somewhat) for earthquakes - small as well as major, potentially deadly, ones.
22 Jul 2020World
A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the Alaskan peninsula on Wednesday, triggering an alert for tsunami, multiple reports said.
03 Jul 2020India
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter Scale struck Delhi-NCR on Friday evening. There have been no reports of property damage or casualties so far.
14 Jun 2020India
According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Gujarat's Rajkot at 8.13 PM today; the epicentre was reportedly 118 km north-northwest of Rajkot.
29 May 2020India
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 jolted Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region late on Friday night.
12 Apr 2020India
A mild earthquake struck the national capital of Delhi on Sunday evening. The earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.
04 Apr 2020Technology
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, countries around the world have imposed lockdowns on their citizens.
25 Mar 2020World
On Wednesday afternoon (local time), Russia's far east region was jolted by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, but no casualties were reported at the time of the press.
14 Jul 2019World
A powerful earthquake with a 7.3 magnitude on Sunday hit off eastern Indonesia's remote Maluku Islands, said the United States Geological Survey (USGS). However, no tsunami warning has been issued.
26 May 2019World
Peru, which is a small coastal country in South America, was hit by a strong earthquake on Sunday, multiple reports said.
24 Apr 2019India
A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh early hours today, the US Geological Survey said.
02 Feb 2019World
A powerful 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Saturday evening jolted the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. Strong tremors were also reportedly felt across several parts of North India, including Delhi-NCR, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Jammu & Kashmir.
29 Dec 2018World
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao today, said US Geological Survey (USGS), adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighboring Indonesia.
24 Dec 2018India
In a bid to try and reduce damage from earthquakes, scientists from IIT-Kharagpur are developing detailed city-level maps to identify areas that are the most vulnerable to damage from earthquakes.
23 Dec 2018World
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale jolted Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal early this morning, creating panic among the residents.
23 Dec 2018World
In the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, a tsunami believed to have been triggered by volcanic activity killed 43 and injured nearly 600, the country's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
05 Dec 2018World
A shallow and powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off New Caledonia today prompting a tsunami alert and evacuations on the Pacific island.
26 Nov 2018World
An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck western Iran near its border with Iraq yesterday night, injuring over 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, said authorities.
08 Oct 2018World
Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said today, warning the number would rise with thousands still missing.
07 Oct 2018World
Indonesia is still reeling from the tragic twin disaster that struck on September 28.
05 Oct 2018World
Search teams made desperate last-ditch efforts today to find survivors, a week on from Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami that killed more than 1,500 people.
03 Oct 2018World
India has launched a massive operation to provide assistance to the earthquake-tsunami victims in Indonesia, dispatching two aircraft and three naval ships carrying relief material to the country, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said today.
02 Oct 2018World
The bodies of dozens of students have been pulled from the landslide-swamped church in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, officials said as an international effort to help nearly 200,000 increasingly desperate Indonesian quake-tsunami victims ground into gear.
02 Oct 2018World
The death toll after earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has climbed to 1,234, the national disaster mitigation agency confirmed on Tuesday.
01 Oct 2018World
Mass graves were being readied today for hundreds of victims of an Indonesian quake-tsunami as authorities battled to stave off diseases and reach desperate people still trapped under shattered buildings.