Indonesia Earthquake: Highly effective 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts West Sumatra, Tsunami Alert Issued

Jakarta: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia`s western province of West Sumatra early Tuesday having the potential of triggering a tsunami, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics company stated. The earthquake occurred at 03:00 AM  Tuesday Jakarta Time (2000 GMT Monday), with the epicenter at 177 km northwest in Mentawai Islands district and a depth of 84 … Read more

New Zealand Earthquake: 7.1 Robust Earthquake Hits Distant Pacific, No Tsunami Risk

Wellington: A magnitude 7.1 quake struck in a distant a part of the Pacific Ocean on Monday however didn’t seem to generate a tsunami. The quake struck close to the Kermadec Islands about 900 kilometers (560 miles) northeast of New Zealand’s North Island at a depth of 49 kilometers (30 miles), in response to the … Read more

Japan Jolted By 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake, No Tsunami Warning Issued

Tokyo [Japan]: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Ritcher Scale hit Japan`s northernmost major island of Hokkaido on Saturday, Japan`s information company Kyodo Information reported citing the climate company. Japan`s Meteorological Company mentioned that no tsunami had been issued following the earthquake that primarily rattled the japanese a part of Hokkaido at 10:27 p.m. … Read more