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A 6.7 magnitude quake jolts Chile

6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted the port city of Coquimbo in northern Chile late Saturday with no immediate casualties reported. The quake struck at 10:32 p.m. local time (0132 GMT Sunday) with the epicenter some 13km east of the town of Tongoy in the northern region of Coquimbo and 428 km north of capital Santiago, said the […]

Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale struck Srinagar on Friday, officials said. No loss of life or property has been reported. The quake, which is the second one to hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, occurred at 8.21 am, with its epicenter at latitude 34.1 degrees North and longitude 74.8 […]

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 in J&K

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck Jammu & Kashmir at 08:13 pm today, as per ANI. No casualties were reported. The epicentre of the earthquake is not known as of now. Further details awaited. Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck Jammu & Kashmir at 08:13 pm today, as per ANI. No casualties were reported. […]

Earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir region

SRINAGAR: A medium-intensity earthquake hit Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday evening, but there were no reports of any loss of life or damage to the property, officials said. An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale occurred at 1806 hours, a Disaster Management Department’s official said. He said the epicentre of the quake in the […]

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. […]