Tag: Earthquake

1 dead, 4 injured as 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits northeast

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the richter scale hits Tripura on Tuesday triggering landslides and leaving a woman dead and four others injured. Landslides occurred in a number of places on the remote Chhamanu-Gobindabari Road of Dhalai district. Azerunnesa (30) of the town was injured when a brick fell from[Read More…]

7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Chile, tsunami alert

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami alert for parts of the pacific ocean after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake hit off the coast of southern Chile Sunday, 40 km (about 25 miles) southwest of Puerto Quellon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A “state of precaution” has also been[Read More…]

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Fukushima, triggers tsunami

A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Japan’s Fukushima and Miyagi has triggered tsunami waves of more than one metre, US Geological Survey said The quake struck at about 6:00 am local time (2:30 am IST). National media reported minor injuries and damages. National broadcaster NHK urged residents to seek higher grounds[Read More…]

Early morning tremors felt in Delhi, NCR areas

Tremors were felt in New Delhi and parts of National Capital Region (NCR) after a 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the Delhi- Haryana border at around 4 30 am on Thursday. According to US Geological Survey, the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometres. The tremors, which lasted for[Read More…]

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