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

Toll rises to 30, over 370 wounded in PoK after earthquake of 5.8-magnitude jolts north-eastern Pakistan
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Toll rises to 30, over 370 wounded in PoK after earthquake of 5.8-magnitude jolts north-eastern Pakistan

In October, 2015, a 7.5-magnitude quake in Pakistan and Afghanistan killed almost 400 people, flattening buildings in rugged terrain that impeded relief efforts. Pakistan was also hit by a 7.6-magnitude quake on 8 October, 2005, that killed nearly 90,000 people in PoK and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

22 dead, 200 injured as earthquake measuring 5.8 strikes Mirpur town in Pakistan occupied Kashmir
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22 dead, 200 injured as earthquake measuring 5.8 strikes Mirpur town in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

Magnitude 5.8 quake struck 23 km north of Jhelum, roughly 120 km southeast of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad

19 dead, 300 injured in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir after 6.3 magnitude earthquake; mild tremors in Delhi-NCR
India

19 dead, 300 injured in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir after 6.3 magnitude earthquake; mild tremors in Delhi-NCR

Mild tremors were felt in the Delhi and NCR region on Tuesday late afternoon after an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit Pakistan, according to several media reports

Minor earthquake shakes parts of Maharashtra's Palghar district; no casualties or damage reported after 3.2 magnitude tremor
India

Minor earthquake shakes parts of Maharashtra's Palghar district; no casualties or damage reported after 3.2 magnitude tremor

An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 shook parts of Palghar district in Maharashtra on Tuesday morning

Earthquakes hit Taiwan, Afghanistan, no casualties reported; mild tremors reported in Delhi-NCR region
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Earthquakes hit Taiwan, Afghanistan, no casualties reported; mild tremors reported in Delhi-NCR region

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale rattled the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan on Thursday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.

Major 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia’s Maluku islands causes panic; no tsunami warning issued
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Major 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia’s Maluku islands causes panic; no tsunami warning issued

A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued

Day after 6.4 magnitude 'foreshock', Southern California hit by quake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale; no casualties reported
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Day after 6.4 magnitude 'foreshock', Southern California hit by quake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale; no casualties reported

The USGS said the previous day's tremor was a "foreshock" to Friday's quake, with CNN reporting that the latest tremor in southern California was 11 times stronger.

Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported
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Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported

The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicentre, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks.

China's Sichuan province hit by 5.6-magnitude earthquake; authorities assessing damage to life and property
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China's Sichuan province hit by 5.6-magnitude earthquake; authorities assessing damage to life and property

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China's Sichuan Province, a week after thirty-one people were injured in a tremor in the same area.

4.8 magnitude earthquake hit Maharashtra's Satara district on Thursday morning, no casualties reported
India

4.8 magnitude earthquake hit Maharashtra's Satara district on Thursday morning, no casualties reported

The epicentre of the quake, which occurred around 7.47 am, was recorded at a depth of 10 km, the official at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) centre said.

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s Papua, but no casualties; experts say tsunami warning was not issued
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6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s Papua, but no casualties; experts say tsunami warning was not issued

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Papua, in eastern Indonesia on Thursday. The quake hit about 250 kilometres west of the town of Abepura in Papua province at 12.46 am local time, at a depth of 12 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of casualties after the earthquake.

China earthquake: Toll in 6.0 magnitude quake increases to 12 as more than 4,000 people relocate due to collapsing structures
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China earthquake: Toll in 6.0 magnitude quake increases to 12 as more than 4,000 people relocate due to collapsing structures

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings