Tag Archives: past earthquakes

7.8 M Earthquake Jolts New Zealand, 2-metre High Tsunami Hits Coast (Video)

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit New Zealand just after midnight local time, the largest since 1929 and a tsunami measuring 2 metres in height too hit the northeast coast of the South Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The tsunami hit Kaikoura, 181 km north of Christchurch, and waves are reportedly approaching Wellington and other areas. ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Quick Timeline of Past Quakes in Himalayan Region

At least four people were killed and several injured when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation this morning. One person was killed in an old building collapse in front of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu and at least three people were confirmed killed elsewhere. Different buildings, including the walls surrounding Nepal’s royal palace, collapsed and more ...

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Earthquake Live: Nepal Hit Badly, Buildings, Damage Update

Location 28.131°N 84.649°E depth=15.0 km (9.3 mi) The earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude on Richter scale that jolted Nepal and northern part of India caused major devastation in the old area Kathmandu, the capital of the Himalayan nation. According to information available, there was widespread devastation in Hanmandhoka area in the old area of Kathmandu. Several casualties were feared as buildings collapsed. ...

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7.5 Magnitutde Earthquake Jolts Nepal, HP, Bengal, Assam

An earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude on Richter scale jolted Himachal Pradesh this morning triggering panic among the people and tremors were felt in Assam, Bengal and Meghalaya. “Tremors measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale were felt at 11.41 a.m.,” Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS. The epicentre of the earthquake was located in Nepal. This is an aftershock as ...

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