• Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
  • Last Update : 10:46 am
Major quake cuts communications, halts...

Major quake cuts communications, halts...

World

Mon, Feb 26 2018

The tremor hit in the rugged, heavily forested Southern Highlands about 560 km northwest of the...

Helicopter inspecting earthquake crashes...

Helicopter inspecting earthquake crashes...

North America

Sun, Feb 18 2018

The 7.2 magnitude quake left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in Mexico City and the...

Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and...

Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and...

Latin America

Sat, Feb 17 2018

At least 50 homes suffered damage in the southern state of Oaxaca

Fear and anger as aftershocks rattle...

Fear and anger as aftershocks rattle...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Feb 8 2018

Taiwan sits on the western edge of the tectonically active Ring of Fire and routinely experiences...

At least seven killed, 67 missing after...

At least seven killed, 67 missing after...

World

Wed, Feb 7 2018

The magnitude 6.4 quake also left 260 people injured and caused four buildings to collapse

Rescuers scour toppled buildings after...

Rescuers scour toppled buildings after...

World

Wed, Feb 7 2018

The Hualien local fire service said 147 of the 213 residents from the building remained unaccounted...

Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits...

Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits...

North America

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Tsunami waves could hit the coasts of Oregon and Washington as early as around 1310 GMT, the Portland...

Tremor jolts 4 northern districts

Tremor jolts 4 northern districts

Nation

Sat, Jan 20 2018

The tremor was felt around 7:15am, measuring 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off...

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off...

World

Wed, Jan 10 2018

The quake's epicenter was located some 44km east of Great Swan Island

Moderate tremor felt in Chittagong,...

Moderate tremor felt in Chittagong,...

Nation

Sun, Jan 7 2018

The magnitude of the tremor was 5.5 on the Richter Scale

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 strikes...

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 strikes...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 7 2018

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage

Earthquake rattles Athens, no immediate...

Earthquake rattles Athens, no immediate...

World

Sun, Dec 31 2017

The US Geological Survey said the epicentre was 79 kilometres west-north-west of Athens

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 strikes...

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 strikes...

World

Thu, Dec 21 2017

Last month, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit villages and towns in Iran’s western Kermanshah province along...

Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java,...

Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java,...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 16 2017

Tremors were felt in central and west Java and a series of aftershocks stoked panic

'Focus more on risk reduction, rescue...

'Focus more on risk reduction, rescue...

Dhaka

Thu, Dec 14 2017

'Scientific data suggests that Bangladesh is going to face a major earthquake within the next 150...

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern...

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern...

World

Wed, Dec 13 2017

Eighteen people were wounded in the quake, which struck in the villages of Hejdak and Ravar in Kerman...

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude shakes Delhi,...

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude shakes Delhi,...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 6 2017

Strong tremors were felt in India's capital of Delhi and Uttarakhand on Wednesday evening. The earthquake...

Muhith: People are not following building...

Muhith: People are not following building...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 4 2017

‘We do not demolish a building even if it is built without following the building code’

Are we prepared to handle a major...

Are we prepared to handle a major...

Opinion

Tue, Nov 14 2017

With fewer people, more open space, residents of Dhaka would have much better chances of survival in...

Fire Service DG: We are better prepared...

Fire Service DG: We are better prepared...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 14 2017

Brig Gen Engr Ali Ahmed Khan, director general of Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence, speaks with...

Iran ends quake rescue operations as...

Iran ends quake rescue operations as...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 14 2017

Sunday's 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck villages and towns in the mountainous area of Kermanshah province...