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2.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Delhi, third in 20 days
India

2.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Delhi, third in 20 days

The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground, the National Center for Seismology said. On 9 November, tremors were felt in and around Delhi after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal

Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits near Meghalaya's Tura
India

Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits near Meghalaya's Tura

According to the NCS, the movement of tectonic plates under the earth's surface was felt around 3:46 am in 37 kilometres east northeast of Tura. The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground

Earthquake of 3.8 magnitude hit Arunachal Pradesh's Basar
India

Earthquake of 3.8 magnitude hit Arunachal Pradesh's Basar

According to NCS, the earthquake occurred 58 km of North-West-North of Basar at around 7:1 am in the morning today

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits near Maharashtra's Nashik
India

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hits near Maharashtra's Nashik

According to the NCS, the movement of tectonic plates under the earth's surface was felt around 4 am in 89 kilometres west of Nashik. The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground

At least 162 dead, 100 injured as earthquake shakes Indonesia's Java island
World

At least 162 dead, 100 injured as earthquake shakes Indonesia's Java island

The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.6 quake was centered in Cianjur region in West Java province, a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles)

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, no tsunami warning issued so far
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6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, no tsunami warning issued so far

The earthquake struck near the southern coast of Honshu, the biggest of Japan's islands. The epicenter was off central Mie prefecture with a depth of about 350 km

Viral: Twitter flooded with memes after earthquake tremors jolts Delhi-NCR
India

Viral: Twitter flooded with memes after earthquake tremors jolts Delhi-NCR

A high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.6 was felt in Nepal on Wednesday morning further leaving behind a trail of destruction

Staying in a high-rise building? Check some do's and don'ts to follow during an earthquake
India

Staying in a high-rise building? Check some do's and don'ts to follow during an earthquake

We bring you a list of do's and don'ts for those living in high-rise buildings to follow during an earthquake

Quake Science: Is Delhi due for a really big one?
India

Quake Science: Is Delhi due for a really big one?

Delhi and the neighbouring cities were woken up in the wee hours of Wednesday from tremors triggered by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. The National Capital Region falls in the high-risk seismic zone and a big temblor will leave a trail of destruction, flattening buildings and more

WATCH: Powerful Nepal earthquake claims 6 lives; army, locals clear debris in Doti district, search for survivors
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WATCH: Powerful Nepal earthquake claims 6 lives; army, locals clear debris in Doti district, search for survivors

Visuals shared by local media showed mud and brick houses destroyed by the earthquake and rescuers digging through the rubble to look for survivors

From Nepal to China, the deadliest earthquakes that rocked the world
World

From Nepal to China, the deadliest earthquakes that rocked the world

A 6.6-strong quake rattled Nepal, killing six people and injuring five others. It also brought up memories of the 2015 quake that is considered as one of the deadliest natural disasters across the world

Strong earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR, epicenter in Nepal
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Strong earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR, epicenter in Nepal

The epicentre of the earthquake was 2 km from Kalukheti in Nepal. Apart from Nepal and India, parts of China were also affected

Japan: 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Kyushu, no casualties reported
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Japan: 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Kyushu, no casualties reported

Kyushu is the southwestern of Japan's main islands and is known for active volcanoes, natural hot springs, and beaches

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale was recorded 150 km north of Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar island, National Center for Seismology said

Earthquake: Tremors shake India, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan; devastation in Manipur
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Earthquake: Tremors shake India, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan; devastation in Manipur

A series of earthquakes hit several parts of the world including Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan and Manipur in India on Friday

Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico, kills two
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Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico, kills two

It was the strongest of more than 1,200 aftershocks from a magnitude 7.7 quake that struck the same area of Mexico on Monday, the national seismological agency said

Ladakh: Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude jolts Kargil
India

Ladakh: Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude jolts Kargil

The earthquake was located 10 kilometers below the ground and no life or property loss was reported after

Strong earthquake strikes southeastern coast of Taiwan, Japan issues tsunami alert
World

Strong earthquake strikes southeastern coast of Taiwan, Japan issues tsunami alert

A 6.6 magnitude quake hit the same region on Saturday and there have been multiple tremors since with minimal damage in what is a mountainous, sparsely populated rural region

China's Chengdu enforces strict COVID-19 lockdown despite 6.8 magnitude earthquake
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China's Chengdu enforces strict COVID-19 lockdown despite 6.8 magnitude earthquake

Despite only recording a handful of cases, Chengdu's lockdown is the most severe since China's largest city of Shanghai was placed in isolation over the summer, prompting rare protests in person and online

India pays condolences after 6.8-magnitude earthquake claims 46 lives in China
India

India pays condolences after 6.8-magnitude earthquake claims 46 lives in China

The Indian embassy In China shared a Twitter post highlighting India’s sympathy for the people who lost their lives due to the natural catastrophe