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A magnitude-5.6 earthquake has struck off the west coast of the French Caribbean island of Martinique, but no damage has been reported.

The Delhi government’s draft disaster management plan warns that should a powerful earthquake strike the national capital, it would wreck more devastation than a nuclear bomb explosion.

Peak Moved To The Southwest After Nepal Temblor: Chinese Study.


Houses collapsed in Kyirong county. In this picture, volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after the earthquake hit Kathmandu.

In the wake of a massive earthquake in Nepal that left behind a trail of destruction, experts in Gurgaon are of the view that mandatory audit of buildings should be conducted and existing structure

India has evacuated 2500 stranded Indians, even as a fresh feeble tremor on Monday jolted the battered Himalayan nation.

Poor condition and quality of buildings in India contribute to the large number of deaths and destruction during earthquakes, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has pointed out.

As Nepal reels under devastating earthquake, experts today warned that Indian cities like Delhi could suffer heavy casualties even in case of moderate tremors while pointing out the lapses in the b

Guwahati and Srinagar are the two Indian cities at highest risk of being devastated by an earthquake, with 36 other cities in areas prone to earthquakes, according to government data.