6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines

According to report, the tectonic quake will trigger aftershocks and cause damage. (Representational) Manila: An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 rocked Leyte province in the central Philippines, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The institute said on Friday that the quake, which occurred at 6:16 p.m. local time, hit at … Read more

Taiwan Earthquake Cause Widespread Damage, Toll Rises To 4. Helpline Opened For Indians: Top Points

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake jolted the eastern coast of Taiwan on Wednesday, in what is said to be the strongest quake that the island nation has witnessed in the past 25 years. In view of the earthquake the India Taipei Association set up an emergency helpline number to provide assistance, clarification, or guidance to all … Read more

Japan earthquake: Rescuers rush aid to survivors amid warnings of freezing rain, landslides after quake hit Noto peninsula on Monday

The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck Japan on New Year’s Day rose to 62 on Wednesday, as authorities rushed to bring aid to survivors facing freezing temperatures and heavy rain forecast for later in the day. The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck the Noto peninsula on Monday afternoon, levelling … Read more

Rescue operations underway after earthquake

The number of people who have died as a result of a series of strong earthquakes, with major ones measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale, hit central Japan and the surrounding areas to 24 as search operations continued for survivors, authorities said on Tuesday, 2 January. On Monday, 1 January the earthquakes struck the Noto … Read more

Japan Earthquake Tsunami Live Updates: All Tsunami Warnings Lifted

Earthquake in Japan: Japan was hit by a 7.6 magnitude earthquake on New Year’s Day. A day after Japan was struck by a powerful earthquake of 7.6 magnitude, the country lifted all┬átsunami warnings and advisories put in place after a major quake on New Year’s Day, a meteorological agency official told AFP on Tuesday. Small … Read more

After Japan, Russia Issues Tsunami Warning In Far Eastern Regions

Parts of Sakhalin island’s western shore, as well as the mainland Primorsk and Khabarovsk areas, which are near to Japan on Russia’s Pacific coast, are under threat of a tsunami, stated Russian news agency TASS, citing authorities, Reuters reported. On Monday, a huge earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 rocked central Japan, causing a … Read more

Metre-High Waves Hit Japan Coast, Locals Told To Evacuate

Japan tsunami (representational) A powerful 7.5 earthquake hit central Japan on Monday, the USGS said, prompting tsunami warnings and authorities to urge people in the area to move to higher ground.” All residents must evacuate immediately to higher ground,” national broadcaster NHK said after the quake hit the Noto region in Ishikawa prefecture around 4:10 … Read more

China Earthquake: 111 Killed, More Than 200 Injured After 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Gansu Province; President Xi Jinping Calls For ‘All-Out’ Operation | World News

Beijing: At least 111 people have lost their lives, and over 200 are injured in the aftermath of a powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Gansu and Qinghai provinces in northwest China. The earthquake, which occurred at midnight on Monday, shook an ethnic county in Gansu Province, causing significant devastation. President Xi Jinping Calls For … Read more

Chinese President Xi Jinping Calls For All-Out Operation After Strong Earthquake

China Earthquake: Xi Jinping has urged ‘all-out’ search and rescue efforts. (File) Beijing: At least 111 people have been killed in China’s Gansu and neighbouring Qinghai provinces after the strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake, state media Xinhua reported, citing local earthquake relief headquarters. This comes after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted an ethnic county in northwest China’s Gansu … Read more