22 May 2016
Lhasa: Two earthquakes measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Tibet today. According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre,the first quake occurred at 9.48 am in Dinggye county, Xigaze city, a news agency reported.
19 May 2016
Washington: A major earthquake, of magnitude 8 or greater, may strike Jammu and Kashmir, endangering the lives of as many as a million people, latest geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of the state suggests.
18 May 2016
Quito: An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale hit western Ecuador today, with the epicentre near Rosa Zarate, the US Geological Survey said.
20 Apr 2016
New Delhi: A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman islands in the wee hours today.
16 Apr 2016
Mashiki: A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck southern Japan early yesterday, barely 24 hours after a smaller quake hit the same region and killed 10 people.
20 Apr 2016
Cojimies (Ecuador): A 6.2 earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador today, just days after a bigger quake battered the area and killed nearly 500 people in a blow to the country's already fragile economy.
08 Apr 2016
Panama City: Argentine President Mauricio Macri became the latest world leader caught in the storm of the so-called Panama Papers today as prosecutors opened an investigation into his offshore financial dealings.
11 Apr 2016
Kabul: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck South Asia yesterday, shaking buildings in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, witnesses and the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, injuring several people in at least one Pakistani city.
18 Apr 2016
Portoviejo: The biggest earthquake in Ecuador in decades has killed 272 people - but that toll will 'certainly' rise even further, the president has said as overwhelmed rescuers struggled to pull survivors out of the destruction.
15 Apr 2016
Tokyo: Nine people were killed after a powerful earthquake hit southern Japan, collapsing homes, sparking fires and injuring hundreds, officials said today as rescuers worked through the night to find residents feared trapped in rubble.