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UN chief condoles deaths in Indonesia tsunami

UN chief condoles deaths in Indonesia tsunami

United Nations, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed grief over the loss of life, injuries and damage caused by a tsunami that hit the coast on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait. The Secretary-General extended his condolences to the families of the victims and to the government and people of Indonesia. He wished[Read More…]

ADB pledges $1bn fund for Indonesia's earthquake, tsunami

ADB pledges $1bn fund for Indonesia’s earthquake, tsunami

Jakarta: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged up to $1 billion of emergency assistance fund to support Indonesia’s immediate budgetary needs and reconstruction efforts in areas affected by earthquakes and tsunami on Sulawesi Island. The ADB assistance fund pledge was conveyed by the bank’s President Takehiko Nakao in presence of[Read More…]

Earthquake with 5.6 magnitude jolts Assam, tremors felt in other parts of Northeast

Earthquake of 8.1 magnitude hits Mexico, tsunami possible

Mexico was hit by a massive 8.1-magnitude earthquake late Thursday. At least three deaths have been reported and the officials have set off a tsunami warning. The impact of the quake was so strong that it caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico’s capital, more than 650 miles away. Residents[Read More…]

Tsunami warning issued after 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Russia

Tsunami warning issued after 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Russia

A powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit 685 km in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy coast line, raising tsunami warnings in Russia on Tuesday. The earthquake happened at 05:04 AM (local time) with Kamchatka Krai peninsula being the epicenter. The quake followed several aftershocks before simmering down. However, no reports of loss of lives or[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…]

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