Death toll from earthquake in Turkey rises to 20 - Emergency Agency

Ankara, Oct 31 (UNI) The death from the earthquake in Turkey has risen to 20 people while the number of those injured to 786, the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said in a statement on Saturday.

At least 3,204 rescuers, 20 search dogs an

Mild earthquake of magnitude 3.3 hits Nagpur

Nagpur, Oct 27 (UNI) A mild earthquake of magnitude 3.3 hit Nagpur in Maharashtra around 1610 hrs on Tuesday, an official from local IMD said here.

According to detailed reports, a low intensity earthquake was experienced in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district on T

5.1-magnitude quake hits 74 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea : USGS

HONG KONG, (Xinhua) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 74 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea at 10:28:19 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 55.75 km, was initially determined to be at 6.0464 degrees south latitude and 147.0176 degree

4.6 magnitude earthquake hits Jammu region

Jammu, (UNI)

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hit the Jammu region late on Tuesday night, an official here said. 


He said that an earthquake of 4.6 magnitude occurred at 2332 hours and its epicenter was in Bhalasa belt of Doda district. No casualty or damage to

China's Xinjiang hit by 6.4 magnitude earthquake

Beijing, China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region was hit on Friday by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.


The tremor was recorded at 5:05 am local time (21:05 GMT on Thursday) 279 kilometers (over 173 miles) southeast of the town of Hotan.

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude quake hits Japan

Tokyo, (UNI)

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of the Amamioshima Island in Japan's Kagoshima prefecture on Sunday.

The temblor occurred at 12.51 am (local time), with its epicentre at a latitude of 28.8 degrees north and a longitud

5-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines

Agencies, Manila

An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5 shook Davao Oriental Province in the southern Philippines on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said.

The institute said the quake, which struck at 10:11 a.m

Major quake threat in Delhi-NCR, Govts urged for prevention

New Delhi, (UNI)

The Union and the Delhi governments have been urged to take preventive measures and create awareness as experts at IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, have predicted a major earthquake in Delhi-NCR soon. 


The IIT's departments of applied geophysics and seismo

Mild tremor felt in Delhi

Agencies, New Delhi

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit Delhi NCR on Sunday evening, according to National Seismology Centre. The epicentre of the quake was North East Delhi. 


Many people rushed out of their houses following the tremor.