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  • Myanmar-India Border quake

    4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar-India border region

    India | December 02, 2019 8:26 IST

    There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage in the Myanmar-India Border earthquake. The epicentre of the quake could not be known.

  • 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits South China, 1 killed

    5.2 magnitude earthquake hits South China, 1 killed

    World | November 25, 2019 10:43 IST

     The quake struck at a depth of some 10 km at 9:18 a.m. in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. 

  • Despite abundant water, this place on Earth has no life

    Despite abundant water, this place on Earth has no life

    November 23, 2019 17:42 IST

    The infernal landscape of Dallol, located in the Ethiopian depression of Danakil, extends over a volcanic crater full of salt, where toxic gases emanate and water boils in the midst of intense hydrothermal activity.

  • Earth's most inhabitable place found: Study (Representational Image)

    Earth's most uninhabitable place found: Study

    World | November 25, 2019 23:57 IST

    The study, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, revealed that any form of microbial life was absent in the hot, saline, hyperacid ponds of the Dallol geothermal field in Ethiopia.

  • Earthquake hits Assam

    Earthquake hits Assam

    India | November 21, 2019 22:08 IST

    An earthquake jolted Assam on Thursday. There was no immediate loss of life/property reported.

  • Thailand earthquake

    Powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake rattles Thailand, damage reported

    World | November 21, 2019 14:59 IST

    Over 100 small and large tremors occurred in neighbouring Laos since 11 p.m. local time on November 20. Orders to shut down schools were given out soon after the tremors were felt across Thailand.

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    'Brightest yet gamma ray emission in space observed'

    November 21, 2019 13:42 IST

    The researchers, including those from George Washington University in the US, detected a burst on January 14 labeled GRB 190114C which led to a collaborative effort to observe the radiation coming from the source using more than 20 observatories and instruments around the world.

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    Maharashtra: 3.5-magnitude quake hits Palghar district

    India | November 21, 2019 10:53 IST

    "The magnitude of the earthquake was 3.5. There were no reports of damage to property or casualty," he added. Dhundalwadi has been repeatedly experiencing tremors since November 2018. Just two days back, the village had experienced a 2.9 magnitude earthquake, the official said.

  • Earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand, tremors across

    Earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand; tremors across north India

    India | November 19, 2019 19:45 IST

    Earthquake has jolted Delhi-NCR and Uttarakhand. Tremors are also being reported from Gurugram, Lucknow and many cities across Uttar Pradesh. The epicentre of the earthquake is being reported in an area near Indo-Nepal border.

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    Earthquake jolts parts of Gujarat

    India | November 18, 2019 20:20 IST

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on Richter Scale jolted parts of Gujarat on Monday. The tremors were felt in Bhachau and Anjar of the Kutch region at 7.02 pm today. No immediate loss of life/property was reported.

  • 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Molucca Sea region

    7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Molucca Sea region in Indonesia

    World | November 14, 2019 23:59 IST

    An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 on the Richter scale struck the Molucca Sea region in Indonesia on Friday. The authorities have issued a tsunami alert on Thursday after a powerful earthquake struck in the sea near the Moluccas, prompting panicked islanders to flee to higher ground.

  • Earthquake jolts Uttarakhand

    Earthquake jolts Uttarakhand

    India | November 12, 2019 17:30 IST

    A medium-intensity earthquake shook parts of Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning, the State Emergency Operation Centre here said.  

  • Mercury passes from in between Earth and Sun today

    In rare sky show, Mercury to pass through Sun today

    November 11, 2019 11:15 IST

    A transit of Mercury across the Sun takes place when the planet Mercury passes directly (transits) between the Sun and a superior planet, becoming visible against (and hence obscuring a small portion of) the solar disk. Transits of Mercury occur in May or November.

  • Earthquake hits Ghaziabad-Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh

    Earthquake hits Ghaziabad-Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh

    India | November 06, 2019 20:14 IST

    A low-intensity earthquake measuring 2.7 hit Baghpat and Ghaziabad districts in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, the National Centre for Seismology said.  

  • Third strong quake this month kills 1 in southern Philippines

    Third strong quake this month kills 1 in southern Philippines

    World | October 31, 2019 11:02 IST

    Cities and towns in the quake-hit area suspended school classes and office hours due to fear of more tremors. Many residents may have returned to already-damaged houses despite the risks because of the humid tropical heat, causing some injuries due to falling debris, officials said.

  • Philippines earthquake toll rises to 7, 400 injured

    Philippines earthquake toll rises to 7, 400 injured

    World | October 30, 2019 13:07 IST

    The temblor was at a depth of 7 km, and its epicentre was situated around 60 km from Davao, the biggest city in Mindanao and the third biggest in the Philippines, where the intensity of the quake was very strong, Philvocs said

  • Mild tremors hit Palghar

    Mild tremors hit Palghar

    India | October 26, 2019 14:25 IST

    The district experienced at least six tremors in the duration of 40 minutes a couple of days ago.  

  • 4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Islands

    4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Islands

    India | October 22, 2019 11:29 IST

    According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the quake occured at 6.36 a.m. and the epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 180 km.

  • Mars once had salt lakes similar to those on Earth: Study

    Mars once had salt lakes similar to those on Earth: Study

    October 19, 2019 11:59 IST

    The researchers said that the salt ponds on Mars are similar to some found on the Earth such as those in a region called Altiplano near the Bolivia-Peru border.

  • 6.4-magnitude quake hits Philippines

    6.4-magnitude quake hits Philippines

    World | October 16, 2019 20:06 IST

    The tremor was recorded at a depth of 14 km.

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