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Mild tremor felt in parts of Odisha


August 31st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) An earthquake of low intensity measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of Odisha Friday, an official said. No loss of life or ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir


August 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday although authorities said no loss of life or property has been reported so far.An official of the ... Read more...

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300 killed in twin quakes in Iran (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after two major earthquakes jolted northwestern Iran, the toll has risen to 300, Fars news agency reported.According to Iranian Seismological Centre, a quake measuring ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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Tremor rocks Ladakh area, no casualties


August 7th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) A light intensity earthquake rocked Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, said an official. No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in ... Read more...

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5.6 magnitude quake felt in Kashmir Valley


July 19th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) A 5.6 magnitude medium-intensity quake with its epicentre along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border was felt in the Kashmir Valley Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read more...

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Earthquake in northeast


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 15 (IANS) A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Nagaland and three other north-eastern states in the wee hours of Sunday triggering panic. No casualties have been reported.According to Regional ... Read more...

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6.3 magnitude quake rocks Kashmir


July 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale rocked the Kashmir Valley Thursday evening, officials said."The epicenter was in the Hindukush mountain range," meteorological office director ... Read more...

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7-magnitude quake hits New Zealand


July 4th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 4 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand but there was no report of damage or casualty, authorities said Wednesday.The tremor occurred ... Read more...

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Two dead, 100 injured in China quake


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Two people died and about 100 others were injured in China in a 5.7-magnitude quake Sunday, the authorities said.The casualties took place in Ninglang county of ... Read more...

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Quake hits Indonesia


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia Saturday, but there was no immediate report of damage or casualty.The tremor struck around 11.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Two low-intensity tremors rock Kashmir Valley


June 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Two light intensity tremors have rocked the Kashmir Valley but there are no reports of casualties or damage to property.Aamir Ali, in-charge of the disaster management ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits deep underneath northern Argentina


May 29th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath northern Argentina on early Monday morning, causing no damage or casualties, seismologists and local officials said. Deep earthquakes regularly ... Read more...

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6,000 displaced in Italy quake


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Small aftershocks continue to shake northern Italy causing evacuation of at least 6,000 people.A 6.0-magnitude quake north of Bologna Sunday killed seven people, injured over ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to seven


May 21st, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) The toll from a 5.9-magnitude quake in northern Italy rose to seven Monday.The seventh victim of Sunday's 5.9-magnitude tremor was an 86-year-old woman who died from ... Read more...

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Low intensity quake shakes Kashmir


May 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A light intensity tremor shook the Kashmir Valley late on Wednesday night, jolting many locals out of their sleep, the met office here said Thursday.Sonam Lotus, ... Read more...

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Three minor quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, ... Read more...

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Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat


April 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.The first tremor was felt ... Read more...

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Quake hits Mexico


April 12th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 12 (IANS) A 6.4-magnitude quake struck western Mexico Wednesday but there was no major damage, the National Seismological Service (NSS) said.The quake occurred around 5.30 p.m. The ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake rocks Kashmir


March 31st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 31 (IANS) A moderate intensity temblor rocked Kashmir Saturday morning, sending panic stricken locals rushing out of their homes and workplaces."An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale ... Read more...

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7.2 quake hits Chile, no tsunami threat (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
New York/Santiago, March 26 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off the coast of Chile but there was no risk of a tsunami, officials ... Read more...

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Strong quake jolts Mexico


March 21st, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 21 (IANS) Strong tremors were felt in Mexico City and prompted residents to flee in panic from swaying buildings Tuesday as a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake jolted Mexico.The ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremor rocks Kashmir (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A moderate intensity tremor rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday but no immediate loss of life or property was reported, an official said.Sonam Lotus, director of the ... Read more...

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Omar equates poll results with Delhi quake


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) As the results of polls in five states came in Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah could not resist equating them with the quake ... Read more...

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Delhi’s students unfazed by earthquake


March 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The 4.9-magnitude earthquake in the capital Monday may have caused pandemonium in offices and other workplaces but students taking their board exams were too immersed ... Read more...

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Light intensity tremor rocks Kashmir


February 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) A light intensity earthquake rocked Kashmir Monday, officials said but added no damage has been reported from anywhere in the valley so far."An earthquake measuring five ... Read more...

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Fukushima now more vulnerable to seismic risk


February 15th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 15 (IANS) The Fukushima nuclear plant is more vulnerable to seismic risk after the powerful quake that rocked Japan last year.The power plant witnessed one of the worst ... Read more...

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Indonesia issues tsunami alert after 7.6 quake


January 11th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) Indonesia early Wednesday issued a tsunami warning after an undersea quake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale rocked the country's northern Aceh province.The tremor hit the ... Read more...

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Magnitude-7 quake hits Japan (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 1 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off Torishima Island in eastern Japan but there was no report of damage or casualty.The ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Siberia


December 28th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 6.5-magnitude quake hit the southern Siberian republic of Tuva Tuesday but there was no damage or casualties, an official said."Everything is all right. Our ... Read more...

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Quake rocks northeast India


November 21st, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale rocked India's northeast, Myanmar and Bangladesh Monday, triggering panic among people.The tremor was felt at 8.47 a.m. in ... Read more...

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31 injured in Philippines quake


November 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Davao City (Philippines), Nov 8 (IANS) At least 31 people were injured and more than 80 houses destroyed after a magnitude 5.2 quake hit parts of southern Philippines late Monday, ... Read more...

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Moderate tremor jolts Kashmir


November 7th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) A moderate earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley Monday evening even as the people were busy with Eid celebrations. No loss of life or property was reported. "A ... Read more...

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Mild tremor felt in Odisha


November 5th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (IANS) An earthquake of slight intensity, measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale, was felt Saturday in Odisha, a senior official of the Bhubaneswar meteorological centre said.The mild ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 596


October 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in the devastating earthquake in southeastern Turkey has risen to 596, while 4,100 people are reported injured, the country's emergencies ministry said Sunday.Previously, ... Read more...

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