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    6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand’s Gisborne

    Gisborne: An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Gisborne city of New Zeland on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth of 10.0 km,…

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    5.8 magnitude quake hits Japan’s Chiba

    Tokyo: An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale struck off Chiba Prefecture of Japan on Sunday morning. The temblor occurred at around 9:27 am (local time), with its epicentre at…

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    After quake, Japanese govt warns of tsunami in coastal areas

    Tokyo: Following a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 that shook eastern and northeastern Japan on Saturday, the Japanese government warned that a tsunami of up to 1 metre could…

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    Number of people injured by earthquake in Iran rises to 25

    Tehran: The number of people, who have been injured by the recent earthquake in Iran, has increased to 25, the head of the country’s emergency medical services said. On late Wednesday, a…

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    Strong quake hits Japan’s northeast coast; no tsunami alert

    Tokyo: A strong earthquake hit off the coast of northeastern Japan late Saturday, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and other areas, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said. Tokyo Electric Power Co.…

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    Strong earthquake shakes Kashmir

    Srinagar: A strong earthquake rocked Jammu and Kashmir overnight as people ran out of their homes to escape being trapped with reports of several structures developing cracks due to the temblor. Authorities have…

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    Quake of 6.4 magnitude hits Pakistan

    Islamabad: A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 jolted Pakistan on Friday night. No loss of life or property was reported so far. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicentre of the…

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    Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR north India

    New Delhi: Panic gripped in many parts of north India after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck near Amritsar on Friday with tremors felt as far as Delhi.The tremors forced the…

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    6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Punjab, tremors felt in Delhi

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit Punjab on Friday night, the tremors of which were felt in the national capital and its adjoining areas. According to the National…

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    Strong earthquake shakes western Indonesia; no tsunami alert

    Jakarta: A strong undersea earthquake shook western Indonesia on Wednesday, but no injuries were immediately reported.  The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.2 quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six…

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    Appointment with a catastrophe–2001 earthquake in Bhuj

    January 26, 2001, the fateful Friday was destined to be a Republic Day with a difference. I had arrived in Bhuj a day earlier to see a childhood friend with whom I…

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    Earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hits Philippines’s Pondaguitan

    Manila: A magnitude 7 earthquake rocked the Philippines’ coast on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. The earthquake was recorded at 12:23 GMT, the USGS added. Its epicenter was located…

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    Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 56

    Jakarta: The number of casualties due to the 6.2-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province has increased to 56, country’s National Disaster Management Agency said on Sunday. Agency spokesman Raditya Jati said…

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    Indonesia: Death toll from earthquake rises to 35

    Jakarta: The death toll in Indonesia due to an earthquake that struck West Sulawesi province has risen to 35, Xinhua reported citing the National Disaster Management Agency on Friday. Over 630 people…

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    Low intensity quake hits Ghaziabad

    Ghaziabad: A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.9 hit Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The quake occurred at 7.09 pm at a…

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    Eastern Turkey shook by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

    Istanbul: An earthquake with a 5.3 magnitude shook Elazig province in eastern Turkey on Sunday. Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu tweeted there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. https://twitter.com/suleymansoylu/status/1343093749107273728 The quake…

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    Earthquake hits Delhi’s Nangloi

    New Delhi: A low-intensity earthquake of 2.3 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Nangloi in Delhi on Friday morning. As per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt around…

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    Earthquake hits Delhi-NCR

    New Delhi: An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude on the Richter scale hit several parts of Delhi-NCR on Thursday night. The earthquake whose epicentre was Haryana’s Rewari struck at 11:46 pm at a…

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    6.3 magnitude quake hits Philippines

    Manila: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Mindanao in the Philippines on Wednesday. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the tremors were felt at 04:52:00 IST. The epicentre,…

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    Earthquake of 3.4 magnitude hits Tezpur in Assam

    Sontipur: An earthquake of a magnitude of 3.4 on the Ritcher scale hit Tezpur in Assam’s Sontipur district on Saturday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) informed. The tremours took place at…

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    4.4 magnitude earthquake hits near Mokokchung in Nagaland

    Mokokchung: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale hit near Mokokchung in Nagaland on Sunday. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt at 08:59 am.…

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    6.2 earthquake hits northwest of Constitucion, Chile

    Santiago: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted 84 km northwest of Constitucion, Chile, at 21:54 on Saturday (0054 GMT on Sunday), according to the University of Chile’s Seismological Service. The…

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    Earthquake hit Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) reported. The quake took place at a depth of 10…

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    Turkey: 2 children rescued as quake death toll reaches 81

    Izmir: Rescue teams on Monday brought out two girls alive from the wreck of their collapsed apartment buildings in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir, three days after a strong earthquake centred…

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    Death toll from earthquake in western Turkey rises to 60

    Ankara: The death toll from the earthquake in western Turkey has increased to 60 people, while the number of those injured has increased to 940, the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency…

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    70-year-old pulled alive as Turkey quake death toll hits 53

    Izmir: Rescue workers extricated a 70-year-old man from a collapsed building in western Turkey on Sunday, some 34 hours after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea struck Turkey and Greece, killing at…

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    Mild tremors rock MP’s Seoni, Chhindwara districts

    Seoni: Mild tremors hit Seoni and Chhindwara districts in southwest Madhya Pradesh on Saturday evening, an official said. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), a quake measuring 3.1 on the Richter…

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    Toll from earthquake in western Turkey rises to 28

    Ankara: The number of deaths from the recent earthquake in western Turkey has climbed to 28, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Saturday. Earlier in the day, the reported death toll stood at…

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    Death toll reaches 27 in quake that hit Turkey, Greek island

    Turkey: Rescue teams on Saturday plowed through concrete blocks and the debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of the…

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    Turkey earthquake toll rises to 17, rescue operations underway

    Ankara: A search and rescue operation is underway in Izmir city after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7 on Richter Scale hit the Aegean Sea, causing massive loss of life and…

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