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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 jolts India’s Assam state

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck India’s rugged north-eastern state of Assam on Wednesday, causing cracks in the walls and floors of some structures. No immediate reports of injuries or casualties were reported. The quake hit at a depth of 34 km near the town of Dhekiajuli, 140 km north of the main city of […]

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Loud explosion at gender reveal party triggers Earthquake like tremors in New Hampshire

Gender reveal parties are the newest craze and fun occasions wherein expectant parents announce the sex of their child. However, a explosion at a gender reveal party held in New Hampshire, England, rattled the town and set off tremors across the area. Kingston police received reports of a loud explosion near New Hampshire on April […]

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‘It’s a perfect tourist eruption’: Iceland volcano could erupt for years

The volcano in Iceland spewing lava into the sky since it erupted last Friday could continue its spectacular display for years, potentially becoming a new tourist attraction on the island known for its natural wonders. Thousands of Icelanders have flocked to the site of the eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula, some 30 kilometers southwest of […]

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WATCH: Drone captures mesmerizing footage of erupting volcano in Iceland

After thousands of mild and not-so-mild earthquakes in Iceland, Mount Fagradals ejected a stream of lava from its belly, spewing the river down its side like a glacier of fire. Many people flocked to the nearest road to the mountain to look at the glowing embers but one photographer flew his drone right over to […]

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Melting glaciers are responsible for frequent earthquakes in Alaska, study finds

Earthquakes have become more frequent in the United States’ Alaska region. Scientists have attributed that they may have got nothing to do with natural movement of tectonic plates but everything to do with climate change. A paper titled “Stress Promotion of the 1958 Mw∼7.8 Fairweather Fault Earthquake and Others in Southeast Alaska by Glacial Isostatic […]

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Iceland Volcano Eruption: Fagradalsfjall seems to be calming

The volcano that erupted in Iceland seems to be subsiding, scientists say. Lava at Fagradalsfjall burst through a crack in the Earth’s crust hundreds of metres long and a series of small fountains turned the night sky red. JUST IN – Eruption underway at Iceland's #Fagradalsfjall volcano. pic.twitter.com/DxcrEru8Tm — Disclose.tv 🚨 (@disclosetv) March 19, 2021 […]

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7.2 magnitude Earthquake jolts Japan, triggers brief tsunami warning

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Japan off the coast of Ishinomaki, a city located just 65 miles from Fukushima, the site of a devastating 9.0 magnitude quake 10 years ago. Latest information from USGS shows the earthquake has a depth of 54 kilometers. A tsunami warning was issued earlier Saturday but has now been downgraded […]

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‘Lava is trying to push its way’: Iceland hit by over 40,000 earthquakes in 20 days

Icelanders are having sleepless nights as the country has been hit by over 40,000 earthquakes in mere 20 days. No one knows when the next one will hit or how much damage it will cause, leading citizens on constant high-alert. WATCH: Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital Reykjavik However, their troubles look far from over, as […]

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New Zealand: Powerful earthquakes trigger brief tsunami warning, mass evacuation

Three powerful earthquakes off the coast of New Zealand triggered a brief tsunami warning, forcing evacuation orders for hundreds of residents. The national emergency agency warned of a tsunami threat along the east coast. There were reports of chaos in some towns as hundreds of people tried to reach higher ground. The three earthquakes all […]

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Powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Greece, sending people in panic

A powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled central Greece on Wednesday sending people running in panic. Tremors were felt across the country and as far as Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit after midday and was at a depth of 10km, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The epicentre was 20km […]

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7.7 magnitude earthquake undersea triggers brief tsunami warning in South Pacific

A powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck undersea in the South Pacific on Thursday triggering tsunami warnings in the region that were later cancelled, no reports of damage were reported. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the quake’s epicentre was 417 km east of Tadine, a town in the French territory of New Caledonia, and […]

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Indonesia Earthquake: Death toll jumps to 84 as the nation battles back to back disasters

The death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has jumped to 84, according to authorities on Monday. The powerful 6.2-magnitude quake that struck on Friday left 15,000 homeless and displaced at least 30,000 people. More than 820 people were injured. Rescuers have spent days hauling corpses from beneath crumpled buildings in Mamuju, […]