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6.4 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

6.4 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Jakarta : A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia early Monday, but was not potential for tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics agency said here. The quake struck off East Nusa Tenggara in central Indonesia at ...

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6.1 magnitude quake hits Japan

6.1 magnitude quake hits Japan

Tokyo :  An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off Fukushima early on Thursday, Japan meteorological agency here said. No tsunami warnings were issued. The epicentre of the shallow quake was in the waters offshore the Fukushima prefecture. No major damage or injuries ...

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5.6-magnitude quake hits 74 km off New Zealand

5.6-magnitude quake hits 74 km off New Zealand

Wellington : An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted 74km off Castlepoint, New Zealand, on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth of 10km, was initially determined to be at 40.5957 degrees south latitude and 177.0091 ...

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Magnitude 7.3 quake jolts Japan, tsunami warning issued

Magnitude 7.3 quake jolts Japan, tsunami warning issued

Tokyo : An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck northeastern Japan’s Fukushima on Tuesday, a weather agency said, while tsunami waves were observed in the area and two persons were injured. The quake registered lower five on the Japanese seismic ...

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6.2 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

6.2 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Jakarta, June 9 (IANS) A shallow quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck off Indonesia’s Bali Island on Thursday, but no tsunami alert was issued, an official of the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake hit at 11.13 ...

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5.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

5.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Hong Kong, May 6 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted 122km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia at 20:39:16 GMT on Thusday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth of 35.0 km, was initially ...

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7 magnitude quake jolts Vanuatu

7 magnitude quake jolts Vanuatu

Port Vila, April 29 (IANS) A magnitude 7 earthquake struck the north of the South Pacific island of Vanuatu on Friday. The US Geological Survey located the epicentre of the quake at a shallow depth of 27.2 km and 1 ...

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Ecuador quake toll rises to 587

Ecuador quake toll rises to 587

Quito, April 22 (IANS) The toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Ecuador last week, has climbed to 587 over the weekend, including 27 foreigners, the government has said. Thursday’s report said 539 of the victims were identified and ...

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5-magnitude quake in Andaman Sea

5-magnitude quake in Andaman Sea

Bangkok : A 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred near the Andaman Islands west of Thailand early on Wednesday but no casualties were reported. Xinhua news agency quoted the Seismological Bureau of Thai Meteorological Department as saying that the quake took place at ...

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