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Earthquake jolts various parts of Pakistan

02 February, 2019 11:16 pm 11:16 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – A minor 5.6 magnitude earthquake jolted various parts of Pakistan including Islamabad, Kyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab on Tuesday. As per details garnered, Earthquake jolted several cities of the country including Lahore, Islamabad, Sialkot, Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Peshawar, Swabi, Swat, Bonera, Malakand, Azad Jammu Kahsmir among Punjab and KP provinces on Tuesday … Read More

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Earthquake tremors felt in Karachi

02 February, 2019 1:19 pm 1:19 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Tremors were felt in the port city spreading panic among the residents of the city on Saturday. The magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 2.9 on the Richter scale. People rushed out of their houses and offices in panic. However, no loss of life or damage to property has been … Read More

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Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes Chile, no tsunami threat: USGS

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck about 15.6 km (9.7 miles) south-southwest of Coquimbo, the USGS said. The relatively shallow quake, just 53 km (33 miles) below the surface, rattled buildings in the capital city of Santiago. The Pacific Tsunami … Read More

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4.1-magnitude shakes Lahore, other cities of Punjab

12 December, 2018 6:37 pm 6:37 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – A mild 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook Lahore and other cities of Punjab on Tuesday. According to the regional seismic monitoring centre, the tremors were felt at 5:30pm which was recorded at 4.1 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was 45 kilometres to the northeast of Lahore and deepness was 10km. The … Read More

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5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

12 December, 2018 11:35 am 11:35 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday morning. The tremors were felt in in Swat, Malakand, Lower Dir, Swabi and other adjoining areas. There were no reports of any damage. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre in Islamabad, the quake struck … Read More

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Earthquake at 6.1 magnitude strikes off Colombia coast, EMSC

11 November, 2018 12:10 pm 12:10 pm

BOGOTÁ (Reuters) – An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck off the Colombian coast and while there was no major tsunami threat, there was a possibility of tsunamis along the nearby coast, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The quake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) southeast of Mountain, … Read More

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Thousands feel 6.1-magnitude quake in New Zealand

10 October, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck New Zealand’s north island on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, a tremor felt by thousands of people although there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Parliament was briefly suspended in Wellington and some flights aborted landings there, the New Zealand Herald newspaper … Read More

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Victims of 2005 quake remembered on 13th anniversary

10 October, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – The 13th anniversary of 8th October earthquake is being observed in across Pakistan on Monday (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. As today, the catastrophe … Read More

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Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes northern Haiti, causing injuries

10 October, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near the northernmost tip of Haiti , injuring a number of people and causing some damage to buildings including an auditorium that collapsed, authorities and media reported. The quake struck about 12.3 miles (20 kms), west-northwest of the port of Port-de-Paix, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. … Read More

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Earthquake jolts bordering belt of Sindh, Balochistan

10 October, 2018 11:25 pm 11:25 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale jolted the bordering belt of Sindh and Balochistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was near Kirthar National Park. Tremors were felt at 10:40pm. No loss was reported till the filing of this report.

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Indonesia searches for survivors after powerful quake, tsunami

09 September, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

PALU (Reuters) – More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and authorities expected the toll to rise sharply on Sunday as news arrives from remote areas. Dozens of people were reported to be still trapped in the … Read More

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Quake, tsunami kills at least 30 on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – At least 30 people were killed when a strong earthquake and tsunami hit the city of Palu on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island , a hospital official told Metro TV in a report broadcast on Saturday. A tsunami up to two meters (six feet) high swept through Palu at dusk after the sleepy but … Read More

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Earthquake hits Lahore, its adjoining areas

09 September, 2018 10:58 am 10:58 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A magnitude of 4.1 earthquake jolted Lahore and its adjoining areas on Sunday morning. During the earth quake, the people came out from their houses reciting ‘Kalma Tayyaba’. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the earthquake was twenty four kilometers east of Lahore near Pak-India border at twenty kilometers … Read More

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Seven killed, 38 missing after quake paralyses Japan’s Hokkaido

09 September, 2018 10:56 am 10:56 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake paralyzed Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, killing at least seven people, triggering landslides and knocking out power to its 5.3 million residents. Landslides caused by an earthquake are seen in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, The quake also knocked out power to Hokkaido’s 5.3 million residents. Public … Read More

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Earthquake measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale hits several cities

09 September, 2018 5:45 pm 5:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale jolted several cities across the country. Tremors were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Kasur, Pattoki, Sheikhupura, Okara, Pakpattan and Faisalabad. The epicenter of the earthquake is said to be north Nankana Sahib at a depth of 30 miles. The people came out of their … Read More

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