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  • 6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

    6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

    World | Sep 07, 2020, 01:57 PM IST

    An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia's North Sulawesi province, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology and geophysics agency said.

  • japan earthquake

    5.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Japan

    World | Sep 07, 2020, 11:15 AM IST

    An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Monday.

  • Mumbai earthquake

    Earthquake hits Mumbai

    India | Sep 07, 2020, 08:40 AM IST

    An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale struck Mumbai on Monday. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake tremors were felt 102 kms north of Mumbai at 8 am.

  • 3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh (Representational image)

    3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

    India | Sep 06, 2020, 08:15 AM IST

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter Scale, hit Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake ocurred at 7:30 am. 

  • 4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Islands (Representational image)

    4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Islands

    India | Sep 06, 2020, 07:59 AM IST

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter Scale, hit the Nicobar Islands on Sunday. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) the earthquake occurred at 6:38 am.

  • Two mild earthquakes hit Palghar in Maharashtra (Representational image)

    Two mild earthquakes hit Palghar in Maharashtra

    India | Sep 05, 2020, 10:49 AM IST

    Two low-intensity earthquakes were experienced in Palghar district of Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday. The tremors were recorded late on Friday night withina gap of nearly half an hour, he said.

  • 2.7 magnitude earthquake hits North Mumbai (Representational image)

    2.7 magnitude earthquake hits North Mumbai

    India | Sep 05, 2020, 07:37 AM IST

    An earthquake of magnitude 2.7 occurred 98 km north of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Saturday. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake struck at 6:36 am. 

  • science news

    Scientists study if meteorite impacts help create life on Earth and beyond

    Sep 03, 2020, 09:32 AM IST

    A new study, posits that impact craters should absolutely be considered by space agencies like NASA and ESA as top exploration targets, not just for their invaluable post-impact geological records, but also -- and perhaps more importantly -- as prime locations for seeking potential habitats for extraterrestrial life. 

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    4.1 magnitude earthquake hits Gujarat's Kutch district

    India | Sep 02, 2020, 04:50 PM IST

    An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude was recorded in Gujarat's Kutch district on Wednesday afternoon, an official said.

  • Maharashtra earthquake

    Earthquake hits Maharashtra, tremors felt in Palghar

    India | Sep 01, 2020, 04:59 PM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 2.5 on the Ritcher scale occurred today at 3:47 pm in Palghar, Maharashtra, National Centre for Seismology (NCS) has informed.

  • Manipur earthquake

    Earthquake hits Manipur

    India | Sep 01, 2020, 08:09 AM IST

    An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 was reported in Manipur in the wee hours of Tuesday. 

  • Earth

    Earth may have been wet ever since it formed: Study

    Aug 31, 2020, 04:49 PM IST

    The scientists noted that enstatite chondrites are entirely composed of material from the inner solar system -- essentially the same stuff that made up the Earth originally.

  • A small section of a Cygnus supernova captured by the Hubble telescope (Image credit: ESA/Hubble &

    NASA shares 'magical' picture of Cygnus supernova blast wave

    Aug 31, 2020, 09:04 AM IST

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shared a mesmerizing and unbelievable picture of Cygnus supernova blast wave. The picture showing an undulating orange ribbon is so beautiful it will look like its photoshopped.

  • Mizoram, Earthquake

    3 earthquakes hit Mizoram in just one hour

    India | Aug 27, 2020, 11:22 PM IST

    In what could be said as a shaky evening for Mizoram, 3 successive moderate intensity earthquakes measuring 3.6 to 5.3 on the Richter scale hit eastern state's Champhai district within an hour on Thursday evening, officials said. However, there was no report of any damage or loss of property.

  • Bengal earthquake

    Earthquake hits West Bengal

    India | Aug 26, 2020, 08:59 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal early on Wednesday. The tremors were reported from Durgapur at 7:54 am, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) confirmed. 

  • Moderate earthquake hits Arunachal

    Moderate earthquake hits Arunachal, no damage reported

    India | Aug 24, 2020, 11:29 PM IST

    A moderate earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Arunachal Pradesh on Monday, the second quake to hit the mountainous state in 48 hours, officials said. 

  • Palghar earthquake

    Several earthquake tremors felt in Maharashtra's Palghar

    India | Aug 24, 2020, 07:52 AM IST

    Palghar district in Maharashtra on Sunday experienced four tremors, ranging from the magnitudes of 2.7 to 3.1, authorities said. No casualty or damage to property was reported.

  • Magnitude 3.7 earthquake hits runachal Pradesh's Anjaw

    Magnitude 3.7 earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh's Anjaw

    India | Aug 24, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 on the Richter Scale hit Anjaw, Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. According to National Centre for Seismology (NCS) the earthquake ocurred at 3:36 AM.

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    Magnitude 2.8 earthquake hits Maharashtra's Palghar

    India | Aug 23, 2020, 05:10 PM IST

    A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Palghar district of Maharashtra on Sunday, an official said. 

  • Earthquake hits Jharkhand

    Earthquake hits Jharkhand

    India | Aug 21, 2020, 02:03 PM IST

    An earthquake hit Jharkhand's Sahibganj today. The tremors, measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale, were felt at 12.07 pm.