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Mexico earthquake: All Indians are safe in there, says Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said all Indians were safe in Mexico where a 7.1-magnitude earthquake claimed at least 225 lives. Swaraj said India stood with Mexico in this difficult time. “My deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the second earthquake in Mexico,” Swaraj said on Twitter. “I have spoken to our ... Read More »

More than 145 dead after Mexico hit by powerful quake, 20 children among victims at collapsed school

A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday which left 145 dead.  A 7.1-magnitude earthquake collapsed buildings and killed 145 people. The quake hit five miles (eight km) southeast of Atencingo in the state of Puebla at a depth of 32 miles (51 km), USGS said. Local media in Puebla reported that five people had died. Puebla governor Tony Galil ... Read More »

Earthquake Of Magnitude 6.4 Hits Indonesia’s Sumatra; No Tsunami Warning

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Sumatra in western Indonesia on Sunday with tremors being felt as far away as Singapore and Malaysia. Seismologists, however, said there was no risk of tsunami. The quake hit at a depth of 35 kilometres at 10:08 AM (0308 GMT) 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu. Meanwhile, panicked residents fled their homes. There are no ... Read More »

Up To 100 Feared Dead, Thousands Injured In China Earthquake

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake that rattled southwest China late Tuesday may have killed up to 100 people, China’s National Commission for Disaster Reduction said. Over 130,000 houses may be damaged, it said in a statement. An official said strong earthquake killed at least five tourists and injured 63 people. A man who answered the phone at a local emergency office in Aba prefecture said ... Read More »

7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Russia’s Kamchatka, Tsunami Warning Issued

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsunami Center said. As per the latest updates by US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsunmai Center, the tsunami threat was lifted by the officials. The quake hit 125 miles away from the ... Read More »

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