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Pakistan earthquake death toll rises to 37, over 500 injured

Pakistan earthquake death toll rises to 37, over 500 injured

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: The death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake in Pakistan-administered Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) rose to 37, with more than 500 injured, according to the latest reports. The epicentre of the 5.8-magnitude quake was near the Kashmiri city of Mirpur, roughly 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Jhelum in agricultural […]

‌Earthquake jolts Kashmir, several Pakistan cities

‌Earthquake jolts Kashmir, several Pakistan cities

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: A strong earthquake jolted the federal capital Islamabad, several cities and towns of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw provinces including Lahore, Peshawar and its suburban areas and parts of Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Tuesday evening. Mirpur and surrounding areas of Pakistan-administered Kashmir were more severely affected as roads caved in and […]

Earthquake shakes up Kashmir, Islamabad

Earthquake shakes up Kashmir, Islamabad

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Earthquake tremors were felt in Islamabad and adjoining areas on Monday afternoon. The intensity of the tremors was recorded 5 on the Richter scale. The Met office said that the epicenter of the earthquake was 12 kilometers below the ground. Tremors were also felt in Mansehra, Nakyal and other […]

Lucky escape for visiting Malaysian journalists as powerful earthquake rocks Indonesia

Lucky escape for visiting Malaysian journalists as powerful earthquake rocks Indonesia

  By Nasir Yousoff Contributor to AsiaN Jakarta: It was a lucky escape for several Malaysian journalists currently on a media trip to Indonesia after they felt the tremors caused by a powerful earthquake that hit the Banten province in Java, 120 kilometers from the capital. The quake, put at a magnitude of 7.4, struck […]

An earthquake in Bali

An earthquake in Bali

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck off Indonesia’s Bali Island earlier on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 7.18 WIB. The epicenter of this earthquake is in 83 southwest Nusa Dua, a depth of 104 kilometers. Although it does not have the potential for a tsunami, the earthquake has a unique mechanism, namely a combination of […]

M4.3 quake strikes off S. Korea’s east coast

M4.3 quake strikes off S. Korea’s east coast

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the eastern city of Donghae on Friday, the Korea Meteorological Administration said. The temblor occurred at 11:16 a.m. in waters 54 kilometers northeast of the city. Residents of the region are believed to have felt the quake, though it resulted in no damage, the weather agency said. […]

S. Korea: 017 Pohang earthquake probably caused by geothermal plant

S. Korea: 017 Pohang earthquake probably caused by geothermal plant

South Korea’s second-most destructive earthquake, which struck the southeastern city of Pohang in 2017, was probably triggered by an experimental geothermal power plant, the government said Wednesday. The government-led teams of experts, from both South Korea and abroad, concluded that a series of earthquakes, reaching a magnitude of 5.4 on Nov. 15, 2017, could have […]

Death toll from Indonesian earthquake rises to 82, hundreds injured

Death toll from Indonesian earthquake rises to 82, hundreds injured

A powerful quake which struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok has killed 82 people and wounded hundreds, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said early Monday, with thousands of buildings damaged. The seven-magnitude tremor, which triggered panic among tourists and locals on Sunday evening, was also felt on the neighboring island of Bali, […]

The Reconstruction of Nepal

The Reconstruction of Nepal

Devendra Kumar Sambahmphe – 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Nepal on 25th April 2015. Thousands of people had been affected. Due to the devastating earthquake, more than 8 thousand people died as well as millions of people became homeless. Some people are still missing. The country’s infrastructures, cultural, mythological and archaeological structures were completely destroyed. […]

6.7 magnitude earthquake hits India, kills 4

6.7 magnitude earthquake hits India, kills 4

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit India’s remote northeast region before dawn on Monday, killing at least four people, injuring 100 others and causing damage to several buildings. The death and injuries were caused by falling debris in and around Imphal, the capital of Manipur state, police said. The powerful tremor left large cracks in walls […]

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