An earthquake hit Bihar capital Patna on Monday night. Tremors measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale were felt at 9:23 pm 20km NW of Nalanda, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
Japan witnessed a massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake late on Saturday, however, no tsunami warning has been issued. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern Fukushima Prefecture at around 11.08 p.m. local time (1408 GMT), with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.7 degrees north and a longitude of 141.8 degrees east, and at depth of 60 km, Xinhua news agency reported. The quake logged Upper 6 in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
The quake was also felt in the capital Tokyo where an intensity scale of 4 was logged, with many reporting that their houses and furniture underwent strong shaking and some saying they felt dizzy because of the quake.
An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale was recorded in Japan, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Saturday.
Authorities have so far not reported any casualty due to the strong earthquake that shook the Valley causing fear and panic.
The Himalayan and the Hindukush mountain ranges are prone to quakes and many a time its tremors can be felt across the Indo-Gangetic belt.
Earthquake tremors were felt in several parts of North India late night on Feb 12. Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit Tajikistan sending tremors to India's northern region. Residents rushed out of their houses as soon as they felt the quake. No injuries have been reported so far.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit Tajikistan while strong tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, Punjab's Amritsar, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for several seconds on Friday night.
6.1 magnitude earthquake tremor has been felt in Delhi-NCR on Friday on the Richter scale at around 10.34 pm. Apart from Delhi, earthquake tremors have also been felt in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.
Earthquake: Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana for several seconds on Friday night after an Earthquake jolted the entire region.
A moderate intensity earthquake hit Rajasthan's Bikaner on Friday at 8:01 am.
The agency earlier reported that the quake was at 6.5-magnitude before revising it down to 6.4, he said.
According to the NCS, the quake took place at 12.45 am.
An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter Scale struck near the Loyalty Island, triggering a Tsunami, the Australian weather agency said on Thursday.
An earthquake of 6 magnitude on Richter scale hit Mindanao island in the Philippines, as per National Centre for Seismology.
A total of 965 earthquakes of magnitude 3 and above were recorded last year and 13 of them were in the National Capital Region and its vicinity, Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday.