National Centre for Seismology (NCS) has said an earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale jolted the areas of Karnataka's Kalaburagi district on the morning of October 10. Santosh Baler, a resident of Gadikeshwar, said, ''He heard a huge sound from the earth and experienced tremors at around 6.05 AM.'' Reportedly, people often hear peculiar sounds from the earth that also makes them scared.
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Following a powerful earthquake in Japan's Greater Tokyo, 32 people have reportedly been injured, said media reports on October 8. Furthermore, reports said that three of them are in critical condition. Earlier, an earthquake magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale struck the capital city of Japan on the evening of October 7. However, Japan is very close to the Ring of fire that usually causes powerful earthquakes here.
The National Centre for Seismology said an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Myanmar on October 8. The scientists said that the epicentre of the quake was reported at 144 Kms West-North-West of the country. The depth is said to be 90 Kms from the surface. So far, loss to properties and human casualties haven't been reported.
Earthquake struck southern Pakistan early in the morning of October 7 while people were sleeping. It killed nearly 20 people, and more than 200 were wounded. Many of the casualties were killed when roofs and walls fell following the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that hit the Balochistan region, with a power-outage requiring health-personnel to treat the injured with flashlights. The most hit location was Harnai and was also felt in Quetta.
The National Center for Seismology said an earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale has jolted Arunachal Pradesh's Pangin area on the morning of October 5. The center of the quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres from the surface. However, this is the third earthquake since October 1. Earlier, two earthquakes of magnitude 4.4 and 4.1 hit Basar on October 2 and October 1.
National Center of Seismology (NCS) on October 4 informed that Arunachal Pradesh's district Basar received an earthquake of 4.4 magnitudes. The earthquake (32.41 Latitude, 92.73 Longitude) had a depth of 106km NNW of Basar. NCS informed about the occurance over a tweet along with all the necessary information. Moreover, Arunachal Pradesh received earthquakes twice in the month of October last year.
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North Sikkim's Lachung received an earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on September 29 on the Ritcher scale around 9:04 AM. However, National Center for Seismology stated in a tweet that the earthquake's magnitude was 4.3 and the Location was 623 km in the north of Lachung, Sikkim. Moreover, Assam's Tezpur also received 3.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in the early hours of September 28.
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Over 5000 people were evacuated on Spain's La Palma island, part of the Canary Islands archipelago, before the volcanic eruption on September 19. Reportedly, an earthquake magnitude of 4.2 also jolted the island before the eruption and the last eruption was reported here in 1971. Meanwhile, the president of La Palama island, Mariano Hernandez said, ''There are no immediate reports of death but the lava flows made him concerned".
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According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was reported in northeastern Iran close to the border with Turkmenistan on September 13. The jots of the earthquake were also felt in Iran's Quchan city. However, any human casualties and damage to properties have not been reported so far anywhere. The epicenter was recorded at the depth of 10 kilometers from the surface.
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Earthquake hits Joshimath city in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand on Sept 11 at around 5:58 AM. The city was hit with a magnitude of 4.6 on Richter's scale, at a depth of 5km. According to the National Center of Seismology's report, the epicenter of the quake was located 31km southwest of Joshimath. However, India, Nepal & China were among the affected countries.
Courtesy: The Indian Express