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Mild tremors reported in Visakhapatnam

Mild tremors reported in Visakhapatnam

🕔16:27, 14.Nov 2021

Visakhapatnam, Nov 14 (IANS) Several parts of the port city reported mild tremors Sunday morning. The National Centre for Seismology said an earthquake measuring 1.8 on the Richter Scale caused the tremors. Tremors were reported from Peda Waltair, Akkayyapalem, Sagar Nagar,

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6.1 magnitude quake strikes Japan’s Tokyo, no tsunami warning

6.1 magnitude quake strikes Japan’s Tokyo, no tsunami warning

🕔07:06, 8.Oct 2021

Tokyo, Oct 8  An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter Scale on late Thursday struck Japan’s Tokyo region, but no tsunami warning has been issued, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The temblor occurred at around

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Low-intensity earthquake hits Ghaziabad

Low-intensity earthquake hits Ghaziabad

🕔21:26, 13.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 13  A low-intensity earthquake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale hit the national capital region late evening on Wednesday. According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences’s National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake, with a depth of five

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Quake rocks Mizoram again, no damage, casualties

Quake rocks Mizoram again, no damage, casualties

🕔07:02, 6.Jul 2020

Aizawl, July 6  A moderate earthquake of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram’s Champhai district on Sunday afternoon, the seventh tremor to jolt the northeastern state in two weeks, officials said. According to officials of the Mizoram state disaster

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5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Iran, no casualties

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Iran, no casualties

🕔07:34, 15.Jun 2020

Tehran, June 15  An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit Beiram region in Iran’s southern Fars province on Sunday, according to Iran’s Seismological Centre. The epicentre of the earthquake, which took place at 10.35 p.m., was at the

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7.7 magnitude quake in Russia triggers tsunami warning

7.7 magnitude quake in Russia triggers tsunami warning

🕔10:01, 18.Jul 2017

Moscow, July 18  An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale triggered a tsunami warning on Monday when it hit an area in the Bering Sea near Russia’s Nikolskoye region, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. According to the USGS,

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Quake hits Assam

Quake hits Assam

🕔11:20, 30.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 30  An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook parts of Assam Monday night, the Met department said. The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km in Darrang region at 10.56 p.m., the India Meteorological

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Earthquake hits New Zealand

Earthquake hits New Zealand

🕔10:37, 17.Nov 2014

Wellington, Nov 17  An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted New Zealand’s North Island region Monday, media reported. Authorities ordered people in Te Araroa town to move away from low-lying areas because of a tsunami risk after the

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Quake hits Indonesia: USGS

Quake hits Indonesia: USGS

🕔11:43, 14.Oct 2014

Hong Kong, Oct 14  An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted 224km northwest of Saumlaki town in Indonesia Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The temblor occurred at 10.05 p.m. (22:05 GMT) Monday, Xinhua reported citing USGS.

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6.2 magnitude quake jolts Mexico

6.2 magnitude quake jolts Mexico

🕔14:32, 8.Oct 2014

Mexico City, Oct 8  A powerful quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Mexico Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The earthquake happened 121 km south-west of El Dorado in Mexico, Xinhua reported. The epicenter, with a depth

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Japan

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Japan

🕔10:10, 1.Jul 2014

Hong Kong, July 1  An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Bonin Islands in the Japan region early Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said. The temblor, which occurred at 3.55 a.m. (Beijing time) had a depth of 512.4

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