• 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
    Manila, February 8 (IANS): An offshore earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted the Davao Oriental province of the Philippines on Monday morning, authorities said. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, which struck at 8 a.m., hit at a depth of 44 km, about 211 km southeast of Governor Generoso town in the province, reports Xinhua news agency. The tremor, which was tectonic in origin, is not expected to cause damage and aftershocks, the
  • Earthquake of 4.4 magnitude rocks Nagaland; epicentre near Mokokchung
    Morung Express News Dimapur | November 22 An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Ritcher Scale rocked Nagaland Sunday morning.  According to the National Centre for Siesmology (NCS), the 4.4 earthquake occurred at the depth of 23.2 km and tremors were felt at 8:59 am. The NCS put the epicentre of the earthquake at about 11km East of Mokokchung, Nagaland. "Earthquake of Magnitude:4.4, Occurred on 22-11-2020, 08:59:20 IST, Lat: 26.31 & Long: 94.63, Depth: 23.2 Km
  • Six killed in Turkey as strong earthquake hits Aegean Sea
    ISTANBUL, October 30 (Reuters): Six people were killed in Turkey after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down and setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas and nearby Greek islands. People ran onto streets in panic in the coastal city of Izmir, witnesses said, after the quake struck with a magnitude of up to 7.0 at around 1150 GMT. Some neighbourhoods were deluged with surging seawater which swept a flood of debris i
  • Strong quake in Philippines kills one, damages quarantine centre
    MANILA, August 18 (Reuters): A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least one person and damaging roads and buildings including a hospital and a sports complex being used as a novel coronavirus quarantine centre. It was the strongest earthquake in eight months in the Philippines, which lies on the "Ring of Fire," a seismically active belt of volcanoes circling the Pacific Ocean. "My things at home fell down and my neighbours&#
  • Mizoram: 23 earthquakes occur in 37 days
    Newmai News Network Aizawl | July 24  With today's earthquake, Mizoram has experienced 23 earthquakes within the span of 37 days . The first one in this series occurred on June 18 in the State. According to the National Centre for Seismology, Friday’s earthquake occurred at 11:16 am measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale. The epicentre of the earthquake was again in Champhai district.  The National Centre for Seismology tweeted, “Earthquake of Magnitude:
  • Earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hits Mizoram
    Aizawl, July 17 (PTI): An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hit Mizoram's Champhai district on Friday afternoon, the ninth quake to rock the state in the last one month, officials said.   No loss of life and property has been reported yet, they said.   The earthquake occurred at 3.56 pm and the epicentre was 33 km south-southwest of Champhai, according to the National Centre for Seismology.   The depth of the earthquake was 10 km, it said.
  • Moderate quake rocks Mizoram, no report of damage, casualty
    Aizawl, July 3 (IANS): Northeastern state of Mizoram on Friday recorded another moderate earthquake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale, though there were no reports of damage or casualty, officials said.   The mountainous state had recorded successive quakes last week, which damaged many buildings and structures.   The tremor at 2.35 pm had its epicentre 25 km deep in eastern Mizoram's Champhai district bordering Myanmar, an India Meteorological Department of
  • 2 earthquakes hit Manipur back to back
    IMPHAL, MAY 25 (MExN): Two back to back earthquakes strike Manipur on Monday evening, according to the National Centre for Seismology. The two earthquakes were reported within 13 minutes of each other. The first one, measuring 5.5, took place around 13 kilometres south-west of Moirang town in Bishnupur district at 8.12 pm. It was followed by another tremor, measuring 2.6, that happened around 20 kilometres west-south-west of the same town, the National Centre for Seismology said.
  • Mild tremors felt in Assam, Nagaland
    Two separate mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.8 to 3.4 hit some parts of Assam and Nagaland on Sunday. There was no report of any damage or casualty. (Representative Image by Tumisu from Pixabay)    Guwahati, February 23 (IANS):  Two separate mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.8 to 3.4 hit some parts of Assam and Nagaland on Sunday. There was no report of any damage or casualty, an official said.   According to the official of the Indi