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Apr 18, 2019
Taiwan Earthquake News: Schools evacuated as quake of magnitude 6.1 hits eastern part of country; no casualties reported so farTaiwan, a self-ruled island that China considers its own, lies near the junction of two tectonic plates and is prone to earthquakes. The recent earthquake hit at a depth of 18 km (11 miles), the Central Weather Bureau said
Apr 12, 2019
Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning for coastal communities liftedA strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said.
Apr 01, 2019
Andaman and Nicobar hit with nine medium intensity earthquakes in two hours, last tremor measured 5.2 magnitudeNine medium intensity earthquakes, with a magnitude ranging from 4.7 to 5.2, hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Monday morning, all in a span of two hours, according to the National Centre for Seismology.
Mar 01, 2019
Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude hits Maharashtra's Palghar district, tremors felt even in MumbaiAn earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Dahanu town of Maharashtra's Palghar district on Friday, the tremors of which were felt in Mumbai as well. The earthquake hit at around 11 am.
Feb 05, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir jolted by moderate intensity quake measuring 5.6 on Richter scale; no casualtiesThe epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 40 kilometres in northwestern Kashmir, 118 kilometres from Srinagar, the officials said.
Jan 23, 2019
Tremors hit Nepal for second time within 12 hours; 4.5-magnitude earthquake in Bhojpur, Khotang districtsA 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Eastern Nepal's Bhojpur and its adjoining Khotang districts late Tuesday
Jan 17, 2019
Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands; no tsunami alert issued as sea levels show no major riseThere was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands showed no major rise, said INCOIS (Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services) director SPS Shenoi.
Dec 29, 2018
6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off southern Philippine island of Mindanao, tsunami warning issuedThe earthquake struck southeast of Davao City at a depth of 59 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said, while the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said "hazardous tsunami waves from this earthquake are possible" along the coasts of Indonesia and the Philippines.
Dec 26, 2018
IIT Kharagpur to develop city level maps to avoid damage in earthquake prone areasSeismic micro-zoning is a technique that involves mapping the different factors such as plate tectonics, soil quality, ground motion equations, topography, type of buildings, etc.
Dec 05, 2018
Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits New Caledonia in Pacific Ocean; no damage reported, authorities withdraw tsunami warningA powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.