October 24, 2021 18:08 (IST)
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Three injured as earthquake hits northeast of Japan, say reports

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: Three people were injured when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the northeast of Japan Wednesday, the Kyodo news agency reported.

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes off central Indonesia

Jakarta/Xinhua: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted East Nusa Tenggara province in central Indonesia on Thursday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.

6.1 magnitude earthquake occurs South of Panama: USGS

Buenos Aires/UNI/Sputnik: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit south of Panama, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

7.4-magnitude quake hits China's Qinghai province

Beijing/UNI: A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck China's Qinghai Province at 0204 hrs (local time) on Saturday.

Another quake jolts Japan's Fukushima prefecture

Tokyo/UNI : Another earthquake of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture on Sunday shortly after the region was hit by a strong earthquake, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Japan’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake leaves over 100 injured

Tokyo/Sputnik: More Than 100 people were injured as a result of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck off Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.

Tsunami warning for South Pacific region after 7.7 magnitude earthquake

Sydney/IBNS: A Tsunami generated after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook the South Pacific region has put the island nations in the area under threat.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 jolts Croatia

Zagreb/Sputnik: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked Croatia on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

Turkey quake: Death toll rises to 51

Ankara/UNI: Death toll from Friday's earthquake that struck  Turkey's Aegean region rose to 51 on Sunday morning.

Magnitude 5.8 quake occurs near Crete: Seismologists

Athens/Sputnik: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has occurred near the Greek island of Crete, 78.9 miles south of its capital Heraklion, according to the seismological laboratory of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Japan: 5.5-magnitude quake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Tokyo/UNI: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on Wednesday struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Haiti earthquake victims honoured at UN, with pledge to safeguard the nation’s future

New York/IBNS: More than 200,000 Haitians who perished in the devastating earthquake which struck the island nation ten years ago, were honoured in a solemn ceremony of remembrance at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, along with 102 staffers who died – the single greatest loss of life in the Organization’s history.

Dozens of earthquakes registered in northern part of Russia’s Kamchatka: Seismologists

Petropav-Kamchatsky, Russia/Sputnik: Dozens of earthquakes were registered on Thursday-Friday in the northern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, the regional branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) told Sputnik.

WHO working to save lives following powerful earthquake in Albania

New York/IBNS: Staff from the World Health Organization (WHO) are assisting authorities in Albania following an earthquake which killed at least 25 people and left more than 650 injured.

Magnitude 6.3 quake rocks Alaska in US

Juneau, Alaska/UNI: A 6.3 magnitude quake jolted the Andrean of Islands here in the wee hours of Sunday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.