M 7.8 Earthquake Hits Tokyo; Aftershocks Felt in Nepal and India Update

M 7.8 Earthquake Hits Tokyo; Aftershocks Felt in Nepal and India Update

Minutes ago, reports of another earthquake striking Japan have been received. The quake with magnitude 6.4 occurred near Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan at 18:49:07.80 UTC on May 30, 2015. Advisories have been issued to expect more aftershocks following this earthquake. These are secondary shockwaves that are usually less violent than the main quake. However, they […]

Three Earthquakes Jolt Asia Within 60 Minutes: From Afghanistan to Nepal to Indonesia Regions

Three Earthquakes Jolt Asia Within 60 Minutes: From Afghanistan to Nepal to Indonesia Regions

Three earthquakes have joltedĀ Asia within 60 minutes on May 12, 2015, with the epicenters stretching from Afghanistan-Tajikistan, to Nepal-TibetĀ border, to Indonesia regions. It must be mentioned that the earthquakes have taken place in the Himalayan mountain region, which is considered to be the youngest mountain range in the world, as it was formed close to […]