The Indonesian holiday island of Lombok has been hammered by a series of powerful earthquakes in the past three weeks that have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless. The archipelago nation sits on the…
Twitter is changing its service to give more space to major events such as the World Cup, earthquakes, royal weddings and elections.
TAMPA: NASA is poised to launch its first lander to Mars since 2012, an unmanned spacecraft called InSight that aims to listen for quakes and unravel the mystery of how rocky planets like Earth form. It is scheduled to launch on Saturday…
Scientists have warned of potential increase in earthquakes in 2018 after their critical assessment of earth movement’s data. The warning by the experts holds substances especially after three deadly quakes struck different regions in…
Scientists have warned that there will be a significant increase in the occurrence of potentially deadliest earthquakes in 2018. The assessment was made on the basis of the earth's movement data that shows a significant uptick in…
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: From earthquakes in Japan to wildfires in Canada, disasters cost the world economy $71 billion (62 billion euros) in the first half of the year, reinsurer Swiss Re said on Thursday.
Strong aftershocks continued to rock Indonesia on Thursday after a massive undersea quake sparked fears of a region-wide disaster similar to the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami which killed more than 200,000 people.
KATHMANDU: Nepal has extended the climbing permits of hundreds of foreigners forced to abandon the Himalayas after last year's twin earthquakes, the government said on Tuesday, to encourage them to return to the mountains.
PADANG, Indonesia: Two powerful quakes struck Indonesia's Sumatra on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
KABUL: A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region Monday, with strong tremors felt in Kabul, Islamabad and New Delhi.