Thursday, December 1, 2022

earthquake

Indonesia earthquake toll reaches to 310

The death toll from an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Java island early this week rose to 310 after rescuers found more bodies under landslides, an official said. At least 24 people remain missing.In devasted towns in western Java, residents...

6.8-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's western province of Bengkulu, without causing damages or casualties, the country's weather agency said. The meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency did not issue a warning for a tsunami, as the quake on Friday night did...

5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck off Japan's Fukushima prefecture on Friday, the national weather agency said, although no tsunami warning was issued. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor, which occurred at 3.19 p.m....

Quake of magnitude-5.3 hits Philippines

An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rattled Surigao Del Sur province in southern Philippines, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.The institute on Saturday added that the quake, which occurred at 11:14 p.m. local time, hit...

Massive 7.7 magnitude quake hits Mexico, 1 dead

A massive 7.7 magnitude earthquake jolted west-central Mexico on a day when the country marked the anniversary of two major temblors that struck in 1985 and 2017. One person was killed when a wall collapsed at a shopping centre in...

6.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 2:44 p.m. Sunday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 23.15 degrees north latitude and 121.30 degrees east longitude, at a depth of...

China quake toll increases to 65

A total of 65 people have been killed in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Luding county in China's Sichuan province, local authorities said on Tuesday. Thirty-seven people were killed in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, and the other 28 died in...

5.5-magnitude quake hits south of Fiji Island

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted south of the Fiji Islands at 9:45 p.m, the US Geological Survey said. The earthquake took place on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. The epicentre, with a depth of 10 km, was initially...

4 killed, 60 injured in 7-magnitude earthquake in Philippines (Ld)

A 7-magnitude earthquake that rattled the main Luzon island in the Philippines on Wednesday morning killed at least four people and injured some 60 others, Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos said. In a report to Philippine President Ferdinand...

3.5-magnitude earthquake hits Manipur

Manipur on Monday morning experienced a mild earthquake of 3.5 magnitude, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS) under the ministry of earth sciences.According to Hindustan Times report, the earthquake struck around 10:06 am and the epicenter was...