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Earthquake With 5.5 Magnitude Jolts Some KP Districts

09 September, 2019 7:54 pm 7:54 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Tremors as a result of an earthquake were reported in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) including Peshawar on Tuesday. The magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 5.5 Richter Scale and the point of origin was Koh Hindu Kush mountains region. The depth of shocks was recorded 160 kilometers deep … Read More

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Southern California shaken by 6.4 magnitude earthquake in two decades

07 July, 2019 9:38 am 9:38 am

California (Web Desk) – Southern California has been struck by its strongest earthquake in two decades, causing damage and fires. The epicentre of the tremor, which had a 6.4 magnitude, was near the city of Ridgecrest, about 150 miles (240 km) northeast of Los Angeles. Firefighters said they were providing medical assistance and dealing with … Read More

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Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared

06 June, 2019 10:23 am 10:23 am

DILI (Reuters) – A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami. Strong shaking caused alarm in the East Timor capital of Dili prompting people to … Read More

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan: USGS

06 June, 2019 8:56 pm 8:56 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck off the coast of Japan on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit 85 km ( 53 miles) northeast of the island of Honshu, but Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued a … Read More

Strong quake hits northwest Iran, killing one and wounding 58

08 August, 2018 8:58 am 8:58 am

TEHRAN (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near the Iranian city of Kermanshah, killing one and wounding 58, the Tasnim news agency reported. The casualties were in the city of Tazehabad, northeast of Kermanshah, according to Tasnim. Two aftershocks above 3.0 on the Richter scale were also recorded, according to the Tasnim news agency. … Read More

Powerful quake on Indonesia’s Lombok island kills 91, tourists flee

08 August, 2018 9:08 am 9:08 am

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) – Daybreak revealed chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said the death toll was expected … Read More