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6.8-Magnitude Quake Rocks Chile

Santiago:  A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Chile's Antofagasta region, with no reports of casualties or material damage so far, according to the National Seismological Centre. The quake's epicentre was 70 km east of the town of Socaire,…

6.2-Magnitude Quake Hits Waters Off Taiwan

Taipei:  A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted the waters off Taiwan's Hualien county on Monday. According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC), the epicentre was monitored at 24.01 degrees north latitude and 122.51 degrees east…

5.7-Magnitude Quake Jolts Indonesia

Jakarta:  A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia's eastern Papua province on Monday, according to authorities. The quake occurred at 6.50 a.m., with the epicenter at 43 km southwest of Keerom district and the depth at 87 km…

Light Intensity Tremor Felt In J&K

Jammu:  An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the authorities said there were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage. Officials of the disaster management authority said, "An…

5.1-Magnitude Quake Hits China’s Sichuan

Beijing: A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Xingwen County of Yibin city, southwest China's Sichuan province at 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The CENC said the epicenter was monitored at…

Light Intensity Earthquake Hits J&K

Srinagar:  A light intensity earthquake, measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale, occurred in J&K on Thursday. No report of any casualty or damage to property has been received from anywhere so far, officials of the disaster management…