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Why multiple earthquakes are rattling one Indonesian island

1 month, 28 days ago
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…

NASA’s newest Mars lander to study earthquakes on Red Planet

5 months, 13 days ago
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…

Big earthquakes predicted for 2018: Is your country safe?

7 months, 10 days ago
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 warn of big earthquakes in 2018

10 months, 24 days ago
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…

‘Disasters cost $71bn in first half of 2016’

2 years, 1 month ago
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.

Twin earthquakes rattle Indonesia’s Sumatra: USGS

2 years, 11 months ago
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.

Major earthquakes of the past 30 years

2 years, 11 months ago
KABUL: A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region Monday, with strong tremors felt in Kabul, Islamabad and New Delhi.