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Delhi Hit By 2.7 Magnitude Earthquake, 2nd Time In Day

In 24 hours, Delhi citizens witnesses another jolt of 2.7 magnitude earthquake, confirmed Meteorological department. Earlier in the morning of March 22, the national capital witnessed a earthquake. Regions of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan also felt a jolt. Furthermore, no casualty and property damage has been reported due to the earthquakes. Notably, the quake was a result of a massive earthquake of 6 magnitude in Afghanistan's Hindu Kush… read-more

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 07:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Earthquake, Delhi, Afghanistan earthquake, No Casualty, Natural Calamity

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4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Andaman & Nicobar Islands

An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on Richter scale jolted Andaman and Nicobar islands, on June 21. The earthquake had a depth of 10 km and occured 183 km southwest of Port Blair at around 7:15 am. According to a tweet made by the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake had a latitude of 10.39 and longitude of 91.69.

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 10:46 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Earthquake, Andaman and Nicobar, Natural Calamity, port Blair, Quake

Courtesy: ANI

Taal Volcano

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Taal Volcano In Philippines At Level 3 Alert; Planes Restricted From Flying Over

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology has increased the alert level for Taal Volcano to level 3 (out of 5). The move has come after the volcano spewed fumes and created earth tremors at around 7:22 am (local time). The institute has also warned locals to stay out of the volcano island and advised planes to not fly over it. Taal Volcano erupted in January, 2022, displacing 380,000 villagers.

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 01:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taal Volcano, Philippines, Earthquake, volcano, Natural Calamity

Courtesy: ANI

Earthquake Depiction

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Massive Earthquake Hits Western Indonesia; 10,000 Buildings Destroyed, 7 Dead

A massive earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude in the richter scale, hit Indonesia's Western province of West Sumatra, on February 25. Reportedly, the quake destroyed over 10,000 buildings, houses and infrastructure facilities. The quake has also taken the lives of seven people and left 85 others wounded. According to spokesperson of national disaster management and mitigation agency Abdul Muhari, about 5,000 people have been forced to flee… read-more

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 07:48 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Indonesia, Western Indonesia, Earthquake, Death toll, Natural Calamity

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4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts J&K's Hanley

Hanley near Jammu and Kashmir experienced an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the morning of November 2. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake took place at a depth of 20 kilometres and 513 kilometres East of Hanley. Furthermore, a tweet by the NCS read, "Earthquake on 02-11-2021, 09:31:19 IST, Lat: 33:39 and… read-more

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 01:06 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Earthquake, Jammu and Kashmir, Natural Calamity, NCS, India

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Andaman & Nicobar Island's Diglipur Hit By 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Diglipur area of Andaman and Nicobar Islands experienced an earthquake on October 27, in the morning. According to the National Center for Seismology, the 4.0 magnitude earthquake took place at a depth of 80 kilometer south and 90 kilometer south east. The NCS tweeted, "Earthquake of Magnitude 4.0, Occurred on 27-10-2021, 04:56:37 IST, Lat: 12.54 and Long: 93.36, Depth: 80 Km, Location: 90 Km SSE of Diglipur."

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 11:24 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Andaman and Nicrobar Islands, Earthquake, Natural Calamity, India, Magnitude

Courtesy: ANI

Taiwan Earthquake

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Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Taiwan's Yilan County

The China Earthquake Networks Center said Taiwan's Yilan County experienced an earthquake magnitude of 6.2 at 1:11 PM on October 24. Yilan County is located in the eastern part of Taiwan. Reportedly, the epicenter was reported to be monitored at 24.61 degrees in the northern latitude, while in the eastern latitude, it was at 121.73 degrees. However, any reports of casualties haven't been reported so far.  

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 01:07 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Taiwan, Earthquake, Natural Calamity, Magnitude, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Uttarakhand Floods

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SDRF Rescues 60 & Found 5 Bodies In Uttarakhand's Bageshwar

During the search and rescue operations, Uttarakhand's State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) has rescued a total of 60 people in the Bageshwar district. Besides, five bodies were also recovered from the Sunderdhunga Glacier region in the district. Search and rescue operations by the SDRF is still ongoing in the rain-affected areas since October 17. Reportedly, 64 people have been found dead so far and 11 are still missing. 

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 11:42 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Uttarakhand Floods, Uttarakhand, SDRF, Natural Calamity, Floods

Courtesy: ANI

Lightning killed a minor in Maharastra

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Lightning Kills Boy, Leaves 3 Injured: Maharashtra

A 15-year-old boy was killed and three other minors were injured after lightning struck them when they climbed a tree in search of a mobile phone network in Maharashtra's Palghar district, on June 29. According to Rahul Sargang (revenue officer), the four boys were stuck under a heavy rainfall while grazing cattle, meanwhile, they climbed a tree and that lightning hit them. The injured ones are undergoing treatment in a rural hospital.

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 03:05 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Maharashtra , MONSOON, Palghar, lightning, Natural Calamity

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Summers To Last Long, Winter Season To Shrink In Future: Study

Observing the seasonal changes transpiring globally, researchers have revealed a shocking discovery in the journal 'Geophysical Research Letters'. Citing the greenhouse gas emissions, the study said the Northern Hemisphere may witness 6-month long summers and 2-month long winters alongside shorter autumn and spring seasons by the end of the 21st century. The researchers opined that the dramatic shift will have far-reaching ramifications for … read-more

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 10:15 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Greenhouse gas emissions, northern hemisphere, global warming, Natural Calamity

Courtesy: Down To Earth