A district adjoining Gujarat and Mumbai, Palghar also houses the Tarapur Atomic Power Station units 1-4.
Palghar district, especially its Dahanu and Talasari tehsils, has been witnessing low to moderate intensity earthquakes since November 2018.
“Samples of soil are being sent to IIT Madras,” Champat Rai, general secretary of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, said on Wednesday in his first public appearance after the bhumipujan ceremony on August 5.
Scientists have developed a novel method to determine how fast the Indian Ocean is warming by analysing the sound from seabed earthquakes, an advance that may lead to a relatively low-cost technique to monitor water temperatures in all of the oceans.
According to the NCS, the tremors were felt at 7:54 am today in the region.
"An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred around Ramche of Sindhupalchok district at 5:19 am," the National Seismological Centre tweeted minutes after the tremors.
The earthquake took place at 5:19 am and the epicentre was 71-km east of Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, according to the National Centre for Seismology.
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck in East Freehold, New Jersey, early Wednesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says it hit at about 2 a.m. and was centered 3 miles deep. The event prompted people to take to social media to express their shock at the rare occurrence.3.1 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey, no injuries
"It's centre was located near to #Paribheta and #Tandiguda locations of Ganjam district, which is near to R Udaygiri area," the met office said on its official twitter post.
The earthquake occurred at 11.08 am and its epicentre was in the hill district of Karbi Anglong in central Assam, 58 km south-southeast of Tezpur, according to the National Center for Seismology.
The agreement brokered by the Trump administration for the United Arab Emirates to establish full normalization of relations with Israel, in return for the Jewish state forgoing, for now, any annexation of the West Bank, was exactly what Trump said it was in his tweet: a “HUGE breakthrough.”
Smartphones are typically equipped with tiny accelerometers.
The earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hit Manipur at 4.16 pm, Earth Science Department of Manipur University said, adding that the epicentre of the quake is located 9 km from Ngopa area of neighbouring state of Mizoram.
Magnitude 3.5 earthquake in Gujarat's Saurashtra region with epicenter near Lalpur in Jamnagar district
The tremors struck at 5.07 pm with the epicenter 29 km East-North East from Lalpur and depth of 4.3 km, the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said.
Kargil (Ladakh) [India], July 5 (ANI) An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter scale struck Kargil in Ladakh at 3.37 am on Sunday.
There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property, officials said.
Delhi-NCR has seen a number of mild earthquakes in the last several weeks. Scientists have warned of a major eathquake in the region.
As per NCS, the tremors in Rajkot were felt at 07:40 am today and Karimganj region at 07:57 am today.
NCS reported earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 on Richter scale that hit Hindu Kush region early Sunday morning at 5:28:13 am.
According to the NCS, the quake occurred at 8.15 pm at a depth of 25 kilometres. There were no reports of any damage, officials said. Its epicentre was in Ladakh, the Meteorological Department said, adding that tremors were also felt in most parts of the Kashmir Valley and Kishtwar and Doda districts in Jammu region.
According to the National Centre for Seismology, the tremors were felt in the area at 9:11:23 p.m. today. Earlier on Friday, an earthquake of the 2.8 magnitude struck Haryana's Rohtak.
"The earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 1:03 am today. The epicentre of the earthquake was northeast of Kinnaur," Director of Shimla Meteorological Centre Manmohan Singh said.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 on the Richter Scale hit Hampi in Karnataka on Friday at 6:55 am, confirmed National Centre for Seismology. Meanwhile, another earthquake of a magnitude 4.7 hit Jamshedpur in Jharkhand today at the same time as Hampi.Tremors of earthquake felt in Karnataka, Jharkhand
Delhi-NCR has seen a number of mild earthquakes in the last several weeks.
An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude shook parts of Gujarat on Sunday night but no major damage to property or life has been reported as per preliminary assessment, the state government said.
The earthquake measured 4.7 on the Richter Scale. The epicentre of this earthquake has been located 63 km south-west of Gurugram in Haryana.Several earthquakes have jolted the Delhi-NCR region in the last two months. Fortunately, all the recent quakes in the Delhi-NCR region were of low to medium intensity.4.7-magnitude earthquake in Gurugram, strong tremors felt in Delhi-NCR
This is the latest in a series of earthquakes in the northern region of the country, with one hitting the National Capital Region a week earlier.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Rajkot in Gujarat on July 16. According to National Center for Seismology, earthquake was felt at around 07:40 am. Terrified residents rushed out of their houses after they felt earthquake. Gujarat: Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hits Rajkot, terrified residents rush out of their houses
An Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale struck near Katra, Jammu and Kashmir at 2:02 pm on Thursday.
So far, no reports of any loss of lives or damage to property have surfaced.
Since April 12, the Delhi-NCR has recorded 18 quakes. Of these 8 have taken place in Rohtak.
Pan-India, nearly every fifth person who took the survey admitted to already having home insurance while in the National Capital Region, 35 per cent of the respondents have home insurance, said e-insurance platform, Policybazaar.com.
As per the data provided by the New Delhi-based National Centre for Seismology, the quake occurred at 5.11 am today, with the epicentre located 89 km east of Katra.
The tremors were felt in Hampi (Karnataka) and Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).
AIZAWL: An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude hit Mizoram in the early hours of Monday, causing damage to houses and cracks on roads at several places, an official said. No casualties have been reported, the official of the state Geology and Mineral Resource Department said.Quoting the National Centre for Seismology, he said the earthquake happened at 4.10 am and the epicentre was at Zokhawthar in Champhai district on the India-Myanmar border.Mizoram earthquake: PM Modi assures all possible support to Mizoram CM
The earthquake took place around 7.10 am and its epicenter was located at a depth of 55 km and a place 82 km southeast of Sohra, officials at the Regional Seismological Centre here said.
The earthquake occurred at 3.56 pm and the epicentre was 33 km south-southwest of Champhai, according to the National Centre for Seismology.
According to National Center for Seismology, earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck Delhi.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said, the third to hit the union territory in three days. However, there were no reports of any damage.
Yesterday, a 2.1-magnitude earthquake struck Haryana's Gurugram, the epicenter for which was 13 kilometres west of Gurugram. Tremors were felt in Delhi too.
According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 jolted parts of Gujarat on June 14. People ran out of their houses after feeling tremors. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had telephonic conversation with Collectors of Rajkot, Kutch and Patan districts following earthquake in the state and he got information about the situation there.Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 jolts Gujarat, CM Rupani reviews situation
"An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit 43 km East of Ukhrul, Manipur today at 03:26 am," the statement from NCS read.
Experts believe that with earthquakes up to 6.8 in magnitude recorded in the past, an emergency kit carrying important documents and essentials like food and water must be kept packed near the exit of the house in case of any emergency or disaster.
The sound was heard across the city from Kempegowda International Airport off Devanahalli in the north to Kengeri and Electronic City in the South. Many people feared it could be a mild tremor as doors and windows shook after the noise.
Delhi-NCR region has witnessed a series of earthquakes since April 12 with one hitting the NCR region just last night with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter Scale. Is the big one around the corner? As tremors strike Delhi-NCR, scientists warn of more earthquakes ahead.11 earthquakes since April 12 in Delhi-NCR, is the big one around the corner?
Several houses and buildings, including a church at Zokhawthar in Khawbunga, in Champhai district have been partly damaged due to the quake, the official of the state Geology and Mineral Resource Department said.
NEW DELHI : A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.1 hit Delhi today, according to the National Centre for Seismology.Delhi hit by another low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.1
“Recurrent tremors of small magnitudes indicate a bigger earthquake,” said P K Khan, professor of the institute’s applied geophysics department.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Tuesday at about 11:12 p.m. PST. It had a depth of 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) and was centered 60 miles (96 kilometers) south-southeast of Perryville, Alaska. The tsunami warning was issued for South Alaska, the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands.
The earthquake hit the close by localities of Noida around 10.42 pm.
According to the NCS, the quake occurred at 7 p.m. at a depth of 35 kilometres. The tremors of the quake were also felt in Delhi-NCR, triggering panic among people. Since April, 20 earthquakes have been recorded in and around Delhi. Of the 20, two were above magnitude 4.
The tremor measuring 2.2 on the richter scale and at a depth of 8 km hit north-west Delhi according to initial reports.
"..The epicentre was at a depth of 5 km, northeast of Chamba district. Mild tremors were felt in adjoining areas." Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.
The first quake, a medium intensity one of 4.5 magnitude, hit the Haryana city at 9.08 p.m. at a depth of 5 km. The second quake was of lower intensity of magnitude 2.9 and occurred at the same location at 10 p.m., the National Centre for Seismology said.
Over the past few weeks, the NCR has seen minor earthquakes across the board; all of these, however, seem to be just precursors, according to Professor P K Khan at IIT Dhanbad’s Applied Geophysics department; he has also predicted a bigger earthquake at the foothills of the Himalayas. Here are the precautions you need to take.
Seismic alarms sounded mid-morning with enough warning for residents to exit buildings. Power was knocked out to some areas. Helicopters flew over downtown Mexico City and police patrols sounded their sirens.
Citing an extinction event far in the future could help doomsayers regain credibility.
The earthquake, with its epicentre near Wazirpur in northeast Delhi, occurred at 1.26 pm at a shallow depth of 5 km, said JL Gautam, Head (Operations) at NCS, an institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
According to the preliminary reports, no damages to property have been reported till the filing of this report.
According to the National Centre for Seismology, the quake occurred at 5.45 pm. Its epicentre was in NCT Delhi at the depth of 8 km.
An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in the Delhi-NCR on Sunday evening, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The tremors were felt at around 5:45 pm and the epicentre was East Delhi. Further details are awaited.Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 felt in Delhi-NCR, epicentre in East Delhi
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern felt an earthquake during a live TV interview Monday morning. The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 5.6 quake struck in the ocean about 62 miles northeast of Wellington. (AP)Watch: New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
The location of the epicentre is about 100 kms northeast of Tura in Meghalaya, the National Centre for Seismology reported.
Strikes by advocates for "flimsy reasons", like bomb blast in a Pakistan school and earthquake in Nepal, on all working Saturdays for more than the past 35 years in three districts of Uttarakhand has caught the attention of the Supreme Court which rapped them for resorting to such a "joke".
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake on Sunday jolted China's north Hebei province's Tangshan city, according to officials. Strong tremors were felt in the nearby regions including Beijing.
The earthquake of magnitude 2.6 was recorded at 6.42 am, the state government official said.
A strong earthquake shook Salt Lake City and many of its suburbs. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake just after 7 a.m. closed the city's airport and cut electricity for tens of thousands. (AP)US: 5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes near Salt Lake City
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in the Hindu Kush region jolted several parts of north India including Delhi-NCR on Friday, officials said. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or property due to the quake which hit at 5:13 pm.Earthquake jolts north India, no report of any loss of life or property yet
Pakistan is likely to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search and Rescue, to be held in New Delhi on November 4.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the quake occurred at around 6:39 am and the epicentre of the earthquake was registered at a deep depth of 180 kilometres. No loss of life and property has been reported yet.
Addressing the congregation at International Symposium on Quantum Information Technology, 2019, National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt General Rajesh Pant emphasised on the work that National Disaster Management Authority has done in disaster management.
It said earthquakes of this strength in the past have caused tsunamis far from the epicenter, and the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center was analyzing the event to determine the level of danger.
India has installed more quake-detection equipment, which can capture small seismic activity that went undetected earlier. Reports of tremors have sparked fears of a big quake looming in the seismically vulnerable region, but scientists said there is no established correlation between the two and big quakes may not be preceded by warning tremors.
Eighteen years, 11months and counting – the man who was entrusted with the responsibility of becoming the chief minister of Gujarat in the wake of a devastating earthquake ensured the emergence of his home state from the rubbles of those ruins.
The BJP-led central government has announced an All India Institute of Medical Science in Darbhanga and promised operationalisation of the Darbhanga airport by next month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now set to inaugurate the Kosi Rail Bridge at Supaul and lay the foundation stone for a road bridge over the river at Phulaut.
A powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck Pakistan's capital Islamabad and other cities in the eastern Punjab province, scaring many people who rushed out of multistory buildings and homes.Authorities said they were still trying to confirm whether Tuesday's quake caused any damage or casualties.Pakistan's Meteorological Department says according to its preliminary assessment the epicenter of the 5.8-magnitude quake was located near the mountainous city of Jehlum in the Punjab province.The tremors shook walls in Islamabad and left people standing in the streets outside.(AP)Earthquake rocks Pakistan's Islamabad, Lahore and other cities
Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah attended the 10th meeting of Heads of Authorities of Member States of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Delhi. While addressing the gathering, Amit Shah said, “India is committed to enhance cooperation in disaster management globally.” A four-day joint exercise on urban earthquake search and rescue of the member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, organised by NDRF, concluded on November 08 in New Delhi. Amit Shah attends 10th SCO meet on urban earthquake in Delhi
The government has also decided to confine the Jamboo Savari or procession of elephants, which is the biggest attraction at the Mysuru Dasara, just to the palace precincts.
“Although Mysore Dasara is going to be a low-key affair, we will not compromise on mandatory rituals. Celebrations will be restricted to Mysore palace premises,” Kannada and Culture Minister CT Ravi said.
There was no report of any loss of life or property following the quake at 4.33 pm, officials said.
Earthquake tremors with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale were felt across Delhi & NCR. Mild tremors were felt across north India alsoEarthquake tremors with a magnitude of 6.1 felt across Delhi & NCR
The quake, which had a depth of 10 kilometres, struck 17 kilometres south-southeast of Borazjan city at 6:49 am (local time), the US Geological Survey said on its website. State news agency IRNA said the earthquake was felt in Bushehr. There were no reports of any damage to the nuclear facility.
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) said in the report that the renewable energy mix will be from clearly identified power sources and will include electricity from the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami nine years ago.
In an event organised at Nagapattinam Collectorate complex, floral tributes were paid at the tsunami memorial park.
Arunachal Pradesh also borders Myanmar and Bhutan. USGS estimated there was a "low likelihood" of casualties and damage from the quake.
For earthquake engineering, the institute is collaborating with National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, which has various branched in Japan and is headquartered in Tsukuba. The collaboration aims to establish a high-level cooperative framework for both institutions in earthquake engineering.
The researchers, including those from the University of California (UC) Berkeley in the US, recorded a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, and seismic scattering from underwater fault zones during their four-day experiment.
Seismic noise is a relatively persistent vibration of the ground that is usually an unwanted component of signals recorded by seismometers, according to the scientists. Earlier studies have reported that human activity of all kinds generates these vibrations that distort measurements from finely tuned seismic instruments.
No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far due to the quake that lasted for a few seconds, police said.
Nepalese Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra led the delegations representing their respective countries during the 8th meeting of Oversight Mechanism.
No casualties have been reported so far, officials said, adding that more details are awaited.
The leaders expressed mutual solidarity in the context of the efforts being made to minimise the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in both countries. Prime Minister offered India’s continued support to Nepal in this regard, according to a MEA statement .
The epicentre of the quake is in Nepal and it was recorded in 7.01 pm, an official of the National Centre for Seismology said. There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property.
The eighth meeting of the Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism is being seen as a breakthrough and first step towards easing tensions, according to people aware of the matter.
The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan, 157 kilometers below the surface of earth.
Businessman and party’s VP Peerzada Feroze was nominated as interim president. Faesal’s resignation comes at a time when New Delhi, with the appointment of a new lieutenant governor in Manoj Sinha, has hinted at resuming J&K’s political process.
Decade in review: Haiti earthquake, Paris climate deal, Malala's work dominated the headlines in 2010s
The decade began with an immense disaster in Haiti.
Lasting a few seconds the earthquake is reported to have originated 44 km southwest of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
The BBB comprises of the dedicated youth selected from different parts of the state having qualification of Higher secondary in Science stream.
Prime Minister Modi and President Trump would be addressing "Howdy, Modi!" event on September 22 where a record audience of over 50,000 people have already registered.