Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off Greek coast in Eastern Mediterranean: Seismologists

Paris, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) A powerful earthquake with estimated magnitude from 5.9 to 6.4 occurred in the Mediterranean Sea near the Greek island of Crete, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported on Tuesday.

The earthquake was recorded at 8

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes near Kuril Islands - US Seismologists

Moscow, Oct 18 (UNI/Sputnik) A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has been registered in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Kuril Islands, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The tremor was registered at 17:39 GMT 160 kilometers (99 miles) south of the Russian city of

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Tokyo, Sep 14 (UNI/Xinhua) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck off Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture on Tuesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).   
The quake occurred at around 7:46 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at 32.2 degrees nor

Death toll from earthquake in Haiti reaches 304 people: Reports

Moscow, Aug 15 (UNI/Sputnik) The number of people, who have died as a result of the earthquake in Haiti, has risen to 304, the Agence France-Presse reported, citing the country's civil protection agency.
According to the authorities, the disaster also left more than 1,

5.4-magnitude quake hits 126 km SSE of Kuril'sk, Russia - USGS

Beijing, Aug 2 (UNI/Xinhua) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted 126 km south-southeast of Kuril'sk, Russia at 03:28 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 35.0 km, was initially determined to be at 44.1322 degrees north

Low intensity earthquake hits J&K

Srinagar, Jun 6 (UNI) A low intensity earthquake measuring 2.5 on Richter scale hit parts of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours on Sunday. 
An official said that the earthquake measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale occurred in J&K at around 0621 hours on Sunday. &ldq

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes off Japan's Fukushima prefecture

Tokyo, May 14 (UNI) A 6.0 magnitude earthquake was registered on Friday off the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Fukushima, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.
The tremor was recorded at 0858 hrs local time (23:58 GMT on Thursday) at a depth of 40 kilometers (25

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes off northeastern Japan – Meteorological Agency

Tokyo, May 1 (UNI) A 6.6 magnitude earthquake was registered on Saturday off the northeastern coast of Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 60 kilometers (more than 37 miles) in the Pacific Oce

Assam: Earthquake of 6.7 Richter scale cause widespread damage- no loss of lives reported

Guwahati, Apr 28 (UNI) An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 magnitude jolted Assam and adjoining North Eastern states damaged properties, caused cracks in the walls and floors of many buildings and many areas cracks appeared in the land as water seeped from paddy fields.
The qua

6.7 magnitude quake rocks NE states

Shillong, Apr 28 (UNI) An earthquake jolted India’s north-eastern states and parts of Bangladesh and Bhutan on Wednesday, an official said.
However, there were no immediate reports of any casualty or major damage to property.

The earthquake, measuring