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Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 strikes near Andaman and Nicobar’s Port Blair; no loss of life or property so far
India

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 strikes near Andaman and Nicobar’s Port Blair; no loss of life or property so far

The earthquake was reported a few hours after tremors were felt in Bihar after an earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck at around 9.23 pm

Strong earthquake of 7.1 magnitude strikes near Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan; four injured
World

Strong earthquake of 7.1 magnitude strikes near Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan; four injured

The quake produced powerful tremors along parts of Japan's eastern coast, and was felt strongly in Tokyo, however, no tsunami alert was issued

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in parts of Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir
India

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in parts of Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir

Tremors were also felt in Pakistan's Islamabad, and in cities in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces as well as in Pakistan occupied-Kashmir (PoK)

Major 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near Chilean Antarctica base; officials issue tsunami warning
World

Major 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes near Chilean Antarctica base; officials issue tsunami warning

The quake struck about 210 kilometres east of the base at a depth of 10 kilometres, Chile's National Emergency Office (Onemi) said, urging evacuation from 'the beach area of the Antarctic' ahead of a possible tsunami

No damage reported after 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off southern Philippines
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No damage reported after 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off southern Philippines

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said no tsunami warning was issued, but warned of aftershocks

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes parts of Argentina, Chile; no injuries reported
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Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes parts of Argentina, Chile; no injuries reported

Argentine media said some houses reportedly were damaged in the small town of Media Agua and at least one road was said to have been disrupted

Tremors felt in parts of Delhi-NCR as 4.2-magnitude quake hits Rajasthan's Alwar; no casualties reported
India

Tremors felt in parts of Delhi-NCR as 4.2-magnitude quake hits Rajasthan's Alwar; no casualties reported

The epicentre of the earthquake was 48 km southwest of Gurgaon in Haryana at a depth of 7.5 km, said National Centre for Seismology

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.