Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits near Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) : An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit near Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed on Friday. According to NCS, an earthquake occurred 176 km NNE of Ayodhya.“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 06-01-2022, 23:59:22 IST, Lat: 28.14 and Long: 83.14, Depth: 15 Km, Location: 176km NNE of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh,” NCS tweeted.


Earthquake of 4.9 magnitude hits Andaman and Nicobar’s Diglipur

Diglipur (Andaman and Nicobar) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 hit North-Northwest of Andaman and Nicobar’s Diglipur on Sunday, informed the National Center for Seismology (NSC). “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.9, Occurred on 19-12-2021, 08:49:46 IST, Lat: 13.82 & Long: 92.69, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 69km NNW of Diglipur, Andaman and Nicobar island,” tweeted NSC.More details are awaited. (ANI)

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6.2-magnitude quake hits central Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

Jakarta [Indonesia], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): A 6.2-magnitude quake struck off North Sulawesi province in central parts of Indonesia on Sunday, with no potential for a tsunami. This was informed by Head of Quake and Tsunami Mitigation Division of the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency Daryono told Xinhua via phone. (ANI/Xinhua)


Earthquake hits Vellore district in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred on Monday at around 4.17 am in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu.According to the National Center for Seismology, the quake happened with a depth of 25 km. The epicentre of the quake was located at 59 km west south west of Vellore.Further details are awaited.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits near Chittagong in Bangladesh

Chittagong [Bangladesh]: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale struck east of Chittagong, Bangladesh on Friday morning.The quake hit 183 kilometres east of Chittagong at the depth of 60 km. “M6.0 #earthquake strikes 183 km E of #Chittagong (#Bangladesh),” said European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

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5.0 magnitutude earthquake hits Gujarat

New Delhi [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Dwarka, Gujarat on Thursday, informed the National Center for Seismology (NCS).“An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richer Scale hit 223 km north northwest of Dwarka, Gujarat today at 3:15 pm,” NCS said. Earlier in the day, an earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Assam’s Tezpur.

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 hits Maharashtra’s Kolhapur

Kolhapur (Maharashtra) [India] : An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale hit Kolhapur, Maharashtra, informed the National Center for Seismology (NCS) on Sunday.“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.4, Occurred on 24-10-2021, 17:07:07 IST, Lat: 17.16 & Long: 73.62, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 83km NW of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India,” NCS tweeted. Earlier, in the month, an earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Churachandpur in Manipur. 

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K’taka CM Bommai chairs meeting on earthquake preparedness

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]: Following the mild tremors of earthquakes that have been felt in parts of Karnataka’s Kalaburagi in the past four days, state Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday chaired a meeting with officials to discuss the matter. As per information shared by the chief minister’s office, the meeting was scheduled on an urgent basis with officials of the Natural Disaster Management Cell at Bengaluru to discuss the preparedness of the state if the calamity hits at a bigger scale.Officials were instructed to immediately set up relief centres in Chincholi and Sedam, the CMO said. Bommai also directed officials to provide relief to people whose houses have been damaged by the earthquakes. He also ordered officials to submit a report on the matter. According to National Centre for Seismology (NCS), an earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale struck Karnataka’s Gulbarga at…

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Earthquake hits Karnataka

Gulbarga (Karnataka) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale struck Karnataka’s Gulbarga at around 8 am on Tuesday morning, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) informed. “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.6, Occurred on October 12, 08:06:27 IST, Lat: 17.36 & Long: 77.30, Depth: 5 Km, Location: Gulbarga, Karnataka,” NCS tweeted. Earlier on Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale had struck Karnataka’s Gulbarga at around 6 am. (ANI)

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Earthquake with 5 magnitude hits Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan]: An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck Afghanistan near Fayzabad early morning on Tuesday.The National Centre for Seismology said that the earthquake occurred at 05:50 IST with a depth of 150 km nearly 106 km from Fayzabad, Afghanistan. “Earthquake of Magnitude:5.0, Occurred on 05-10-2021, 05:50:09 IST, Lat: 36.36 & Long: 71.31, Depth: 150 Km, Location: 106km SE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan,” the National Centre for Seismology said in a tweet on Tuesday.On September 3 also an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Fayzabad in Afghanistan.

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Earthquake hits Jharkhand

Einghbhum (Jharkhand) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale struck Singhbhum in Jharkhand on Sunday, the National Center for Seismology informed. The earthquake occurred at 14.22 pm with a depth of 10 kilometres at the Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, according to NCS.“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on 03-10-2021, 14:22:28 IST, Lat: 22.28 & Long: 85.63, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: District Singhbhum, Jharkhand,” NCS tweeted. (ANI)

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Earthquake strikes Sikkim

North Sikkim (Sikkim) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Ritcher scale struck the Lachung area of North Sikkim district on Wednesday. The earthquake struck around 9:04 am.“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 29-09-2021, 09:04:10 IST, Lat: 33.29 & Long: 89.07, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 623km N of Lachung, Sikkim, India,” said National Center for Seismology said in a tweet. An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale had struck Assam’s Tezpur in the early hours of Tuesday. (ANI)


4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh’s Pangin

Pangin (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], September 25 : An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale, struck Arunachal Pradesh’s Pangin on Saturday.The tremors were felt around 10:11 am at the depth of 100 kilometres. “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.5, Occurred on 25-09-2021, 10:11:10 IST, Lat: 30.20 & Long: 94.63, Depth: 100 Km, Location: 237km NNW of Pangin, Arunachal Pradesh,” said National Centre for Seismology (NCS) in a tweet.Earlier on Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale hit near Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles, surrounding cities

Washington DC [US]: A 4.3 magnitude earthquake occurred next to the city in the Los Angeles County of California, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Friday (local time). The USGS said in a tweet, “Good evening Southern California. Did you feel the magnitude (M) 4.3 quake about 1/2 mile southeast of Carson at 7:58 pm PT? The #ShakeAlert system was activated and estimated the quake at M4.7 within 4.3 seconds.”The earthquake was widely felt in the Los Angeles area and surrounding cities including Carson, Lomita, and Torrance, CNN reported The quake was recorded at 02:58 GMT on Friday. The epicentre was located about 25 kilometres south of Carson at the depth of 15 kilometres. No damage has been reported so far. Los Angeles Fire Department said it was following protocol and was in Earthquake Emergency Mode with fire department vehicles and helicopters patrolling…

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4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Islamabad

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 10 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale hit Islamabad, capital of Pakistan on Friday, informed the National Center for Seismology (NCS).The tremors were felt at 10:52 am (local time) at a depth of 178 kilometres. “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.5, Occurred on 10-09-2021, 10:52:59 IST, Lat: 35.26 & Long: 72.03, Depth: 178 Km, Location: 198 km NNW of Islamabad, Pakistan,” NCS tweeted.Further details are awaited.


Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits China’s Northwestern Gansu province: Seismological Center

Beijing, Aug 26: The northwestern Chinese province of Gansu has been hit by a 5.5 magnitude earthquake, the national seismological center said. The tremor was recorded at 23:38 GMT in the Aksay Kazakh Autonomous County of the Jiuquan prefecture-level city. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 15 kilometers (9 miles). There are no reports about any damage or victims caused by the earthquake.

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Earthquake strikes Gujarat’s Rajkot

Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], August 21 : An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Rajkot in Gujarat on Saturday. According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt at 12:08 hours on Saturday in 151 kilometres north-northwest of Rajkot. “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.0, Occurred on 21-08-2021, 12:08:44 IST, Lat: 23.62 & Long: 70.41, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 151km NNW of Rajkot, Gujarat, India,” tweeted NCS. More details are awaited.


UN pledges continued Humanitarian support for Haiti after earthquake : Guterres

Moscow, Aug 18: The United Nations will continue to provide aid for Haitians affected by the devastating earthquake, including medical support and emergency shelter, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. “My message to the people of Haiti: You are not alone. We stand by your side in these trying times. The @UN continues to assist those affected by Saturday’s deadly earthquake with humanitarian aid, including medical supplies & health care, clean water, emergency shelter & more,” Guterres wrote on Twitter. On Monday, the UN allocated $8 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to support the humanitarian response in Haiti. The 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Saturday, claiming the lives of nearly 2,000 people. On Monday, the Haitian government declared three days of national mourning for the disaster’s victims.


Another 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti

Moscow, Aug 15 : A new 5.8 magnitude earthquake has hit Haiti, a day after a more powerful deadly tremor, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said on Sunday. The earthquake was registered at 03:20 GMT, with the epicenter located 41 kilometers (25 miles) northwestern of the southern city of Les Cayes at a depth of 30 kilometers. On Saturday, Haiti faced a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that left more than 300 people dead and over 1,800 more injured.


Magnitude 5.2 earthquake hits 124 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines : USGS

Hong Kong, Aug 12: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 124 km E of Pondaguitan, the Philippines at 02:26 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 35 km, was initially determined to be at 6.1616 degrees north latitude and 127.2883 degrees east longitude.

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Earthquake hits Assam

Morigaon (Assam) [India], August 6 : A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale was reported in Morigaon district of Assam on Friday, said the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).According to the NCS, the earthquake occurred at 12:46 pm. “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.2, Occurred on 06-08-2021, 12:46:48 IST, Lat: 26.44 & Long: 92.42, Depth: 10 Km, Region: Morigaon, Assam, India,” it said in a tweet.

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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake registered near Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula – Seismologists

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East on Wednesday, the regional branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) said. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 40 kilometers (24.8 miles), 162 kilometers (100.6 miles) of the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Kamchatka is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from earthquakes. The eastern coast of the peninsula lies along the border of three tectonic plates – Okhotsk, Pacific and North American ones – with the latter two moving toward the first one, which increases the seismic activity in the region.

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Earthquake in Delhi and NCR

An earthquake hit Delhi-NCR late Monday night. The tremors were felt at 10.36 pm in Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Rohtak and more regions.  The earthquake was measured 3.7 on the Richter Scale. The epicentre was traced to be near Haryana’s Jhajjar.  There were no immediate casualties or damage reported. “Earthquake of Magnitude 3.7 hit 10-km north of Jhajjar, Haryana at 10:36 pm,” the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said in its last update.  Earlier on June 20, an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 on the Richter Scale hit the national capital. There were no damage or casualties due to the quake.