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6.9 magnitude quake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami

6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday triggering a brief tsunami warning. The quake struck southeast of Davao City at a depth of 59 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said, a week after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed more than 400 people in neighbouring Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned “hazardous […]

Earthquake jolts Parts of Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Sonam Lotus, Director of the MET Department, said the quake measured 5.2 on the Richter scale and occurred at 6.55 p.m. “The coordinates of the quake were latitude 38.4 degrees north and longitude 73.8 degrees east. The epicentre was in Tajikistan-Xinjiang region,” Lotus said. […]

Earthquake Jolts parts of Jammu & Kashmir

An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 struck Leh in Jammu and Kashmir at 12.21 pm on Thursday. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred in Leh, Ladakh, and the epicentre was 44 km east of the popular tourist destination at a depth of 10 km. The location of the quake, according to […]

Earthquake Jolts Jammu & Kashmir

A low intensity earthquake jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Monday although there were no reports of casualties or any damage. A state disaster management department official said: “An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale occurred at 6.06 a.m. on Monday. “The epicentre of the quake was in Punjab’s Amritsar district.“(IANS)