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5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram, tremors felt across Northeast
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5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram, tremors felt across Northeast

The epicentre of the earthquake was 58 km southeast of Champhai in Mizoram

Earthquake in Afghanistan: Twin temblors kill at least 22, death toll likely to rise
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Earthquake in Afghanistan: Twin temblors kill at least 22, death toll likely to rise

The US Geological Survey registered a magnitude 5.3 quake at 2 pm and a second, magnitude 4.9 at 4 pm local time. They struck 41 kilometres east and 50 kilometres southeast of Qala-e-Naw

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits off Eastern Papua New Guinea
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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits off Eastern Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, which is a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates

Strong earthquake shakes remote area in western China; four injured
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Strong earthquake shakes remote area in western China; four injured

The earthquake struck at 1:45 a.m. in a mountainous part of Qinghai province that is 3,659 meters above sea level. It was felt 140 kilometers southeast in Xining, the provincial capital

Himachal Pradesh: 3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Mandi; all you need to know
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Himachal Pradesh: 3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Mandi; all you need to know

Himachal Pradesh comes under a highly sensitive seismic zone and the state experiences minor quakes every now and then. The biggest earthquake to strike the Himalayan region was on 4 April, 1905

Earthquake Today: Strong earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes Myanmar-India border region; tremors felt in Kolkata, Guwahati
India

Earthquake Today: Strong earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes Myanmar-India border region; tremors felt in Kolkata, Guwahati

The earthquake was at a depth of 30 km (18.64 miles) and was about 126 km southeast of Aizawl in north eastern India

Taiwan: Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocks island nation
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Taiwan: Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocks island nation

Taiwan is regularly hit by quakes as the island lies near the junction of two tectonic plates

At least 30 injured after earthquake of magnitude of 5.9 shakes Tokyo area, halts trains and subways
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At least 30 injured after earthquake of magnitude of 5.9 shakes Tokyo area, halts trains and subways

The Meteorological Agency said the quake was centered in Chiba prefecture, just east of Tokyo, at a depth of about 80 kilometers (48 miles). There was no danger of a tsunami

La Palma volcano: Eruption blows open two new fissures, turns 'much more aggressive'
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La Palma volcano: Eruption blows open two new fissures, turns 'much more aggressive'

The Cumbre Vieja volcano in the Canary Islands erupted on 19 September and it has so far destroyed or partially destroyed more than 1,000 buildings

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Australia's Melbourne; no injuries reported
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5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Australia's Melbourne; no injuries reported

Earthquakes are quite rare in Australia's populated southeast. Notably, this earthquake was the biggest one to strike Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck closer to the northwest coastal town of Broome in 2019.

Buildings sway, cars damaged as 6.9-strong earthquake jolts Mexico
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Buildings sway, cars damaged as 6.9-strong earthquake jolts Mexico

The tourist hotspot of Acapulco was the epicentre of the quake, but tremors could be felt in the country's capital, which is almost 370 km away

One dead after major earthquake of 7.1-magnitude jolts Mexico; buildings sway in capital city
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One dead after major earthquake of 7.1-magnitude jolts Mexico; buildings sway in capital city

The epicenter was 14 kilometers southeast of the beach resort of Acapulco in Guerrero state, the National Seismological Service said

Toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297; hospitals struggle to treat thousands injured
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Toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297; hospitals struggle to treat thousands injured

The earthquake also struck just over a month after president Jovenel Moïse was shot to death in his home sending the country into political chaos

Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 strikes Haiti, revives memories of 2010 horror
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Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 strikes Haiti, revives memories of 2010 horror

In January 2010, a magnitude-7.0 quake transformed much of Port-au-Prince and nearby cities into dusty ruins, killing more than 200,000 and injuring some 300,000 others.

Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude jolts Assam, tremors felt in Meghalaya, West Bengal
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Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude jolts Assam, tremors felt in Meghalaya, West Bengal

No injuries or damage to property was reported after the quake, whose epicentre was situated in Goalpara at a depth of 14 km

Anupam Kher to anchor Discovery+ documentary on impact of 2001 Bhuj earthquake; trailer unveiled
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Anupam Kher to anchor Discovery+ documentary on impact of 2001 Bhuj earthquake; trailer unveiled

Titled Bhuj: The Day India Shook, the documentary will premiere on Discovery+ India on 11 June.

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude jolts Assam, north Bengal; buildings damaged in Guwahati
India

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude jolts Assam, north Bengal; buildings damaged in Guwahati

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted about the quake and also shared photos of broken walls inside a building

Eight killed after 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island; over 1,300 buildings damaged
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Eight killed after 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island; over 1,300 buildings damaged

Rahmat Triyono, the head of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami center, said the undersea tremblor did not have the potential to cause a tsunami

Earthquake: 6.3-magnitude quake shakes central Greece, tremors felt in Balkans
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Earthquake: 6.3-magnitude quake shakes central Greece, tremors felt in Balkans

There were no immediate reports of injuries. Local officials reported some structural damage, mainly to old houses and buildings that saw walls collapse or crack

Tokyo earthquake might've caused additional damage to the Fukushima nuclear plant
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Tokyo earthquake might've caused additional damage to the Fukushima nuclear plant

There was a drop in water levels in the Unit 1 and 3 reactors indicating that the existing damage to their primary containment chambers was worsened.