After being hit by two quakes last week, Japan was struck by twin quakes on Monday, however fears of a tsunami were ruled out.

Japan's southern Okinawa island and a chain of neighboring islands were shaken on Monday by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no im

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A strong undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck southeast of Tokyo on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

JAIPUR: Facing abrupt patterns of rainfall and other natural calamities, Rajasthan is by and large safe from the effects of earthquakes.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in the sparsely populated Izu Islands region south-southeast of Japan’s main island of Honshu.

accounting for approximately 55% of the more than 1.35 million disaster deaths in the last two decades.

In the wake of the 3/11 disasters and the powerful earthquakes in Kyushu in April, a new Cabinet Office survey has highlighted concerns about the state of Japan’s roads.

A recent study suggests that a strong tidal force can exaggerate an already loaded earthquake as a result pushing a small one to evolve into an acute tremor.

MANAGUA - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has hit the Pacific coast of Nicaragua close to three volcanoes, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) said Thursday.