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Earthquakes

Quakes manmade too: Sustainable development flogged to death

Seismological Research Letters published some time ago said 728 earthquakes over the past 150 years were induced by human activities.

18 Aug 2019 3:12 AM

Quakes manmade too: Faultlines begin after stress builds up over time

Studies have been carried out to correlate flooded river water entering faults and fractures of the riverside, triggering earthquakes.

18 Aug 2019 3:08 AM

The Moon is shrinking

The Moon doesn't have tectonic plates; its tectonic activity occurs as it slowly loses heat from when it was formed 4.5 billion years ago.

14 May 2019 1:45 PM

Nine earthquakes hit Andaman-Nicobar Islands in span of two hours

The first jolt with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred at 5.14 am, followed by another jolt with a magnitude of 5 a couple of minutes later.

01 Apr 2019 9:53 AM

Amid earthquake panic in Maharashtra town 2-year-old girl dies

Tremors ranging from 3 to 4.1 on the Richter scale were experienced Friday at least six times, an official said.

02 Feb 2019 2:26 PM

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Forecasting earthquake aftershock areas with AI-assisted science

A neural net was applied to analyse the relationships between static stress changes caused by the mainshocks and aftershock locations.

01 Sep 2018 1:29 PM

Trail blazer: Chasing quakes to dissect their phenomena

After completing her Master’s, she joined the Centre for Earth Science Studies (CESS) in Trivandrum as a junior scientist.

26 Aug 2018 6:39 AM

Oklahoma quakes tied to how deep wastewater is injected

Scientists analyzed more than 10,000 wastewater injection wells where 96 billion gallons of fluid are pumped yearly.

02 Feb 2018 1:10 PM

Giant earthquakes not as random as thought: study

In 1960, South-Central Chile was hit by the largest known quake on Earth with a magnitude of 9.5.

31 Jan 2018 8:25 PM

Number of big earthquakes may increase in 2018: study

Researchers found that there had been periods of around five years when Earths rotation slowed/

20 Nov 2017 3:21 PM

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Over 450 killed as Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people.

14 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

Chenab railway bridge can withstand earthquakes, blasts: railway official

The Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) Project will be completed by March 2021.

13 Nov 2017 9:00 AM

New technology to detect earthquakes using fibre optics

Researchers have discovered that seismic activity can cause jiggles in fiber optics cables, which can help in detecting them.

24 Oct 2017 2:30 PM

China landslide rescuers ordered to evacuate

The order was issued Monday after radar detected shifts in the ground where the mountains collapsed early Saturday, said Xinhua News Agency.

26 Jun 2017 1:54 PM