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80 killed in Pakistan earthquake


Islamabad: Eighty people were killed and about another 80 injured when a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan on September 24.with officials saying more persons could be buried under th

Tremors felt in Delhi after major quake in Pakistan


New Delhi: Tremors were felt in the city this evening after an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan's Balochistan area.
Met department said latitude of the quake was 27 degree N

Quake kills 40, damages houses in southwest Pakistan


Islamabad/Karachi: Forty people were killed and dozens injured when a powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, with officials saying casualties could increase near the

Slight tremor jolts Kishtwar district in J&K


Jammu: A moderate earthquake shook the mountainous district of Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir, triggering fear among the people.
There were no loss of life or injury reported anywhere from the area,

Death toll in China's earthquake rises to 94


Beijing: The death toll in the devastating earthquake in China's northwest Gansu province near Tibet rose to 94 on Tuesday as rescue workers accessed remote areas, especially the villages to clear th

At least 19 killed in twin China quakes: Official

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Beijing: At least 19 people were killed when two shallow earthquakes struck northwest China early Monday, a local government official told AFP as rescuers battled to reach survivors.
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Strong 6.9 quake shakes New Zealand: USGS


Wellington: A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off New Zealand Sunday, seismologists said, but no tsunami alert was issued.
The quake hit at 5:09 pm (0509 GMT) 57 kilometres (36 miles) south-so

Minor earthquake in Gujarat's Kutch district

Ahmedabad: A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was felt in Gujarat's Kutch district this afternoon.
Rapar was the epicentre of the quake which was recorded at 13.50 pm, said a senior official of Institute of

Rains lash North India


New Delhi: After toiling under hot and humid condition, most parts of North India witnessed moderate to heavy showers leading to a pleasant weather while four persons lost their lives in Uttar Prades

Dozens injured as 6.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia’s Aceh


A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s northwestern province of Aceh today, causing buildings to collapse and injuring at least 50 people.

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