M5.6 Earthquake Rocks North-East Indian State of Assam Near Bhutan Border

M5.6 Earthquake Rocks North-East Indian State of Assam Near Bhutan Border

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has rocked the north-east Indian state of Assam, which shares the border with the landlocked mountainous country of Bhutan. This has been confirmed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on their website tracking geological tremors and tectonic shifts around the world. The local time in India at the time […]

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 jolted Asia within 60 minutes on May 12, 2015, with the epicenters stretching from Afghanistan-Tajikistan, to Nepal-Tibet 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 […]