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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 […]

Samsung supports earthquake victims who lost their homes in Pakistan

Samsung supports earthquake victims who lost their homes in Pakistan

  Samsung Electronics is undertaking a generous humanitarian activity in Pakistan, to provide shelter to thousands of people, who lost their homes, properties and livelihood, due to the recent earthquake in northern parts of the country. Samsung has donated 300 water-proof and snow-proof tents to “Sarhad Rural Support Program” (SRSP) in Peshawar, the capital of […]

[World Report] Scientists: Indo-Autralian plate boundary may be breaking up

[World Report] Scientists: Indo-Autralian plate boundary may be breaking up

Nature Journal on Wednesday (Sept 26) published three papers on scientists finding of hint of new tectonic plate boundary. A pair of earthquake that occurred in the Indian Ocean on 11 April 2012 signaled the latest step of the formation according to the Nature. Seismologists have suspected since 1980s that the Indo-Australian plate may be […]

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