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Tsunami warning after 7 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

There were no immediate reports of casualties, but strong tremors were felt in Jakarta prompting people to run out of office buildings.

02 Aug 2019 6:59 PM

Major 7.3 quake hits off eastern Indonesia: USGS

The province was also hit by a 6.9-magnitude tremor last week but no extensive damage was reported.

14 Jul 2019 3:51 PM

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits in remote areas of Indonesia; no tsunami threat

The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

24 Jun 2019 9:15 AM

Japan: 6.4 magnitude earthquake causes minor tsunami, 16 hurt

The earthquake struck at a late hour in mainly sparsely populated areas so it was not easy to evaluate the damage immediately.

19 Jun 2019 8:48 AM

384 dead, many missing after earthquake, tsunami hits Indonesia

Hospitals were overwhelmed by influx of injured, with many being treated in open air, while other survivors helped to retrieve the dead.

29 Sep 2018 9:13 AM


Indonesian city hit by tsunami after powerful earthquake

The 7.5 magnitude quake sparked terror among locals who fled into streets and raced to higher ground fearing tsunami waves.

28 Sep 2018 7:42 PM

Global warming hikes risk of landslide tsunamis, says study

With global warming causing glaciers to shrink, there is increased risk of tidal waves triggered by collapse of rocky slopes.

07 Sep 2018 12:12 PM

Bermuda Triangle mystery solved

Scientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle ― and it’s not UFOs or sea monsters.

03 Aug 2018 5:14 PM

Pichavaram diaries

The world’s second largest mangrove forest is spread over 1,100 hectares.

25 Mar 2018 1:43 AM

Students to get disaster lessons

The auditorium will be at Parel. Officials plan to screen 3D films to students on natural disasters and how to tackle them at the gallery.

06 Feb 2018 3:02 AM


Man from India predicts major earthquake to hit India, Pakistan

According to him, earthquake could shake Indian Ocean in December triggering massive tsunami which could affect countries.

06 Nov 2017 3:19 PM

Powerful magnitude 8.1 earthquake rocks southern Mexico; at least 15 dead

The USGS put the magnitude slightly lower, at 8.1. That is the same as a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed more than 10,000 people.

08 Sep 2017 5:12 PM

Tsunami advisory cancelled after Russia 7.8 earthquake

Waves were forecast to be less than 0.3 meters (1 foot) above the tide level for coasts in an area ranging from Russia to Hawaii.

18 Jul 2017 6:34 AM

Vigilantism vs the rule of law: Justice driven by public opinion

Many a time media publicity prevents the miscarriage of justice and fast tracks cases.

01 Jun 2017 3:49 AM

Mystic Mantra: Life lessons are everywhere

Window taught me to look outside ourselves, and not to confine ourselves to the four walls of selfishness.

04 Feb 2017 4:13 AM


Japan to scrap Monju nuclear reactor

It has cost Japan at least $9 billion while operating only 250 days since it started up 22 years ago.

22 Dec 2016 6:12 AM

Papua New Guinea: Small tsunami after earthquake

The quake knocked items off shelves and caused a blackout in the town of Kokopo in northeastern Papua New Guinea.

17 Dec 2016 5:34 PM

45,000 left homeless after Indonesia quake

More than 700 people were injured in the quake, many seriously, according to the country’s disaster agency.

11 Dec 2016 4:07 AM

Comparing the 2011 and 2016 Japan earthquakes and tsunamis

The latest earthquake generated tsunami waves of up to 1.4 meters, whereas, the 2011 earthquake triggered tsunamis of 10 to 20 meters.

22 Nov 2016 2:59 PM

Strong quake hits Japan, triggers tsunami

A water cooling system at a reactor in separate Fukushima Daini facility had briefly stopped, but it was back up and operating.

22 Nov 2016 8:02 AM