An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province on Friday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said, adding no tsunami alert was issued.
A new study reveals that brutal cosmic rays from Supernovae could be the reason behind at least one mass extinction event. According to the researchers, finding certain radioactive isotopes in Earth's rock record could confirm this scenario.
At roughly 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters) across, asteroid 2020 QG is very small by asteroid standards: If it had actually been on an impact trajectory, it would likely have become a fireball as it broke up in Earth's atmosphere, which happens several times a year.
The protective magnetic field around Earth is in the process of splitting into two, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has discovered. This small but evolving dent in the magnetic field can cause big headaches for satellites.
Humans have always been curious to know how and when the world will come to an end. Interestingly, theoretical physicist Matt Caplan has predicted when the universe will come to its end.
An earthquake of 3.1 magnitude having its epicentre 28 km south-south-east of Jamnagar was felt at 1.38 pm, the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) in Gandhinagar said.
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 was recorded in Gujarat's Saurashtra region on Saturday evening with its epicenter near Lalpur in Jamnagar district, officials said.
An earthquake of 3.1 magnitude with epicentre near Koyna dam in Maharashtra's Satara district was recorded on Saturday morning, officials said.
For the first time, scientists have detected an extremely rare 'boomerang earthquake' under the Atlantic Ocean near the equator. According to the scientists, the boomerang earthquake is also known as a "back-propagating supershear rupture", is the fracture that travels away from the initial crack before returning to it at even faster speeds.
According to the online survey, five out of ten respondents in Delhi said that earthquakes have made them anxious to think about buying home insurance.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter Scale hit Eastern Xizang-India Border Region today at 2:20 pm.
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred in Manipur's Churachandpur on Tuesday. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake occurred at 05:52 am.
A low-intensity earthquake hit the southern region of Gujarat on Monday. The magnitude of the quake was 3.3 on the Richter scale.
Some researchers believed the event - which cooled the Earth by about 3 degrees Centigrade, a huge amount - was caused by an extraterrestrial impact with the Earth, such as a meteor collision.