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Seven dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

02 February, 2020 2:47 pm 2:47 pm

ISTANBUL (AFP) – At least seven people were killed including three children in eastern Turkey after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit neighbouring Iran, the official Anadolu news agency reported. Five people were injured and taken to hospital, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that other people were believed to be trapped under the rubble. … Read More


COAS, Qamar Bajwa, promotes, 36 brigadiers, rank, major general

COAS Qamar Bajwa expresses condolences over loss of lives in Turkey earthqu...

01 January, 2020 1:54 pm 1:54 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed condolences over loss of precious lives due to earthquake in Turkey. According to a press release issued by the ISPR on Saturday, a Pakistan Army contingent, including special rescue and relief team and field medical facilities, is ready as part of … Read More


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Tremors felt in Skardu, Pakistan’s northern region

01 January, 2020 2:51 pm 2:51 pm

SKARDU (92 News) – Tremors were felt in Skardu, Upper Dir, Muzaffarabad, Neelum Valley, and Pakistan’s northern regions on Sunday morning. According to the sources, an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale jolted in Gilgit-Baltistan, Diamer, Chilas, Sherwan and Ghazar. There were no reports of any injuries or damage to property. According to the … Read More


5.6-magnitude earthquake jolts different cities across country

12 December, 2019 11:59 pm 11:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale jolted different cities across the country on Monday. The epicenter is said to be 42km deep and 260km north-west of Mingora. Tremors were also felt in Astore, Gilgit, Kotli, Islamabad and other areas. Moreover, tremors were felt in Gilgit-Baltistan, Diamer, Chilas, Sherwan and … Read More


Earthquake, magnitude of 4.9, Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, damage

Moderate quake strikes near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant, no damage r...

12 December, 2019 10:06 am 10:06 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 struck near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant on Friday, and Iranian media said there were no immediate reports of damage. “No reports have been received on any possible damage from the earthquake,” state television said. The US Geological Survey earlier said the quake had a … Read More


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6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, Lahore & Peshawar

12 December, 2019 5:27 pm 5:27 pm

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/PESHAWAR (92 News) – 6.4 magnitude earthquake jolted different parts of country including Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar and other cities of district Khyber on Friday. According to the reports, tremors were felt as an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale rocked the many cities of country. Tremors jolted Sargodha and its surrounding area. No loss … Read More


Tokyo 2020, organizers, earthquake, drill, Olympics, venue

Tokyo 2020 organisers hold earthquake drill at Olympics venue

12 December, 2019 3:40 pm 3:40 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organisers held an earthquake drill on Thursday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre, a newly built venue for next year’s Olympics, to test their readiness should a disaster strike during the Games. Organisers simulated their response should a magnitude 7.3 earthquake, centred in northern Tokyo Bay, the site of 12 Olympic venues, … Read More


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Earthquake rocks Khuzdar, adjoining areas of Balochistan

11 November, 2019 3:16 pm 3:16 pm

KHUZDAR (Web Desk) – An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Khuzdar, Balochistan and its adjoining areas, early in the afternoon on Sunday. People came out of their houses while reciting ‘Kalma Tayyaba’. The intensity of the quake was recorded 4.4 at richter magnitude scale, while its depth was 10 kilometers. However, no … Read More


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Five killed, 20 injured in Iran earthquake: state TV

11 November, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

TEHRAN (Agencies) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, and Iranian state TV said there were five killed and 20 injured. The shallow 5.9-magnitude quake struck about 120 kilometres southeast of the city of Tabriz, in East Azerbaijan Province, in the early hours of the morning, … Read More


Earthquake

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits KP, Northern Areas and parts of Punjab

10 October, 2019 6:44 am 6:44 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP), Northern Areas, parts of Punjab and Islamabad on Monday morning.    The tremors were felt in Malakand, Noshehra, Swat, Dir Bala, South and North Waziristan, Swabi, Kuram Agency, Noshehra, Chitral, Peshawar, Balakot, Islamabad, Murree, Sargodha and Faisalabad. According to the … Read More


Earthquake, Islamabad, Peshawar, Upper Dir

Earthquake rocks Islamabad, Peshawar & Upper Dir

10 October, 2019 5:43 pm 5:43 pm

JHELUM (92 News) – An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale jolted several cities, including Islamabad, Peshawar, Upper Dir, Malakand and Jhleum, on Tuesday. People came out of their houses while reciting ‘Kalma Tayyaba’. The epicenter is stated to be Hindukush mountains at a depth of 180 kilometres. On September 26, 50 people were … Read More


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Victims of 2005 quake remembered on 14th anniversary

10 October, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – The 14th anniversary of 8th October earthquake is being observed in across Pakistan on Tuesday (today). On October 8, 2005, Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were jolted by one of the most horrendous earthquakes of the history which took away lives of more than 80 thousand people. The 14th anniversary to … Read More


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Rs0.5 million to be paid to family of each quake victim: Firdous

10 October, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Announcing a comprehensive relief package for rehabilitation of earthquake victims of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), the government said that five million rupees to be paid to family of each quake victim. Addressing a news conference, the special assistant said the federal government will provide half million rupees as compensation each … Read More


Chile-earthquake

Powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Chile’s coast

09 September, 2019 3:07 am 3:07 am

CHILE – An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off Chile’s coast, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday. The quake was centred 83 miles (134 km) west of Talca. The quake was shallow at a depth of 6.1 miles, and there were no immediate warnings of tsunamis from the incident. A video posted on … Read More


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After strong earthquake in AJK, 50 injured in aftershocks

09 September, 2019 1:21 pm 1:21 pm

MIRPUR (92 News) – At least 50 people were injured on Thursday as aftershocks rocked the cities of Mirpur and Jhelum, two days after strong quake hit Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). According to the reports, two days following the strong earthquake in AJK and Punjab, an earthquake of 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted … Read More