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Toll in Turkey, Greek island earthquake rises to 37, over 800 injured; Izmir reports most damage
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Toll in Turkey, Greek island earthquake rises to 37, over 800 injured; Izmir reports most damage

Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said 885 people were injured in Izmir and three other provinces. Eight people were being treated in intensive care, with three of them in critical condition

Mild earthquake of 3.3 magnitude jolts Madhya Pradesh’s Seoni, tremors felt in Nagpur
India

Mild earthquake of 3.3 magnitude jolts Madhya Pradesh’s Seoni, tremors felt in Nagpur

No casualty or damage to property was reported, but eyewitnesses said people in the Dunda Seoni came out of their houses after the quake was felt at 4.10 am

Two 'medium' intensity earthquakes with magnitude 5.4 and 3.6 hit Ladakh; no casualties, injuries so far
India

Two 'medium' intensity earthquakes with magnitude 5.4 and 3.6 hit Ladakh; no casualties, injuries so far

Reports said that the epicentre was around 129 kilometres northeast of Leh, the capital of the Union Territory

Mild quake of 3.2 magnitude hits Maharashtra’s Palghar district; no loss of life or property
India

Mild quake of 3.2 magnitude hits Maharashtra’s Palghar district; no loss of life or property

The district has been experiencing tremors since last Friday, including one measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale on Saturday

Massive 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet in Xizang region; no casualties reported
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Massive 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Tibet in Xizang region; no casualties reported

The epicentre of the quake in southern Tibet was monitored at 33.19 degrees north latitude and 86.81 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km

Earth’s shell heated up, expanded, and cracked, creating tectonic plates
science

Earth’s shell heated up, expanded, and cracked, creating tectonic plates

The Earth's shells could, safely, withstand about one km of thermal expansion but the additional expansion lead to the fractures.

Genes of bull kelp algae help researchers trace history of earthquakes in New Zealand
science

Genes of bull kelp algae help researchers trace history of earthquakes in New Zealand

By simply looking at the genes of kelp, scientists could see the uplift zone of the earthquake.

Scientists uses seismic waves used to explore deep space to find out what is deep inside the Earth's mantle
science

Scientists uses seismic waves used to explore deep space to find out what is deep inside the Earth's mantle

Scientists deployed the Sequencer and were able to identify the seismic echoes and use them to create a map.

Day after 5.3 magnitude quake, several aftershocks, another earthquake of 4.4 magnitude felt in Kutch; no damage reported
India

Day after 5.3 magnitude quake, several aftershocks, another earthquake of 4.4 magnitude felt in Kutch; no damage reported

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale struck near Rajkot in Gujarat at 12.57 pm on Monday, reports news agency ANI quoting the National Centre for Seismology.

Loud noise heard across Bengaluru was sonic boom from routine IAF test flight, clarifies defence ministry; quashes rumours of earthquakes
India

Loud noise heard across Bengaluru was sonic boom from routine IAF test flight, clarifies defence ministry; quashes rumours of earthquakes

An Indian Air Force fighter plane on a routine sortie caused the sonic boom that created panic across Bengaluru on Wednesday afternoon, the defence ministry confirmed late on Wednesday night.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why do grey rhino events reoccur? What important policy shifts are required? — Part 4

Policies, adopted by Kerala in the state and Bhilwara district, to control COVID-19 are two examples of outstanding work done in India.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How do we mitigate the impact of gray rhino events in the future?— Part 3
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: How do we mitigate the impact of gray rhino events in the future?— Part 3

COVID-19 is a gray rhino event as it could be seen in advance because of its size and the early warning it gave.

NASA to monitor earthquakes, volcanic eruptions from space using new type of imaging radar system
News & Analysis

NASA to monitor earthquakes, volcanic eruptions from space using new type of imaging radar system

The instrument that will detect these activities is known as CubeSat Imaging Radar for Earth Sciences (CIRES).

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 jolts Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba; sixth occurrence in district since Friday
India

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 jolts Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba; sixth occurrence in district since Friday

A 4.5 magnitude quake shook Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Sunday night, but no loss of life or property was was reported

Russia earthquake: USGS issues tsunami warnings after 7.8 magnitude quake off Kuril islands
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Russia earthquake: USGS issues tsunami warnings after 7.8 magnitude quake off Kuril islands

US authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts

Three low-intensity tremors recorded in Maharashtra's Palghar district in a day; no casualties or loss of property reported
India

Three low-intensity tremors recorded in Maharashtra's Palghar district in a day; no casualties or loss of property reported

Dahanu taluka, located in Maharashtra's Palghar district, has been experiencing such tremors for the last one year, with most of them centered around Dundalwadi village.

Five killed, over 300 injured in Iran's Azerbaijan province as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Tark county
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Five killed, over 300 injured in Iran's Azerbaijan province as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Tark county

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said

30 dead, 156 injured after 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Maluku Islands; Governor declares state of emergency till 9 Oct
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30 dead, 156 injured after 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Maluku Islands; Governor declares state of emergency till 9 Oct

'As of Sunday morning, 30 people died, and 156 were injured', said national disaster mitigation agency spokesman Agus Wibowo

Earthquake in Indonesia: Four dead after 6.5 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia's Maluku islands
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Earthquake in Indonesia: Four dead after 6.5 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia's Maluku islands

Four people have died after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia's remote Maluku islands Thursday, destroying homes and triggering landslides that buried at least one of the victims