BEIJING, Sept 13: Officials in China's Sichuan province, which was hit by an earthquake that killed 93 last week, lowered the emergency response level as most transportation, electricity and communication services resumed, state media reported on Tuesday.

BEIJING, Sept 6: The powerful earthquake that set off landslides and shook buildings in southwestern China killed at least 65 people and injured hundreds, state media said Tuesday.

SURKHET, August 23: The Chure range and Lesser Himalayas, which is known as lower Himalayan region, in the Karnali Province is considered to be at high risk for earthquakes. Researchers and experts said that the most active fault line of the Himalaya is created in the western part of the country.

Early morning earthquake rattles Banke

August 20, 2022 07:50 am

KATHMANDU, August 20: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred early today at 1:28 a.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was around Hattisar in Banke district, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center (NEMRC).

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Tremors of a powerful earthquake were felt across Kathmandu Valley and other parts of central Nepal on Saturday morning. Further details are awaited.

KHOTANG, August 2: Two school buildings, one police post and 475 houses suffered damages when a magnitude six earthquake hit Khotang on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July  31: The Khotang earthquake that  rattled parts of Nepal has left a few houses destroyed. According to Pavitra Prakash Shah, Assistant Chief District Officer of District Administration Office Khotang, a house was destroyed in Sakela Rural Municipality in Khotang.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Tremors of earthquake were felt in Kathmandu Valley and parts of eastern and central parts of Nepal on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The government has expressed grief over the loss of lives due to an earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The quake is reported to have killed more than 1,000 people.

KASKI, June 23: An earthquake measuring 4.9 Richther scale rattled Pokhara and surrounding areas in the wee hours today, according to the National Seismological Center.

GAYAN, Afghanistan, June 23: A powerful earthquake struck a rugged, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, flattening stone and mud-brick homes and killing at least 1,000 people. The disaster posed a new test for Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers and relief agencies already struggling with the country’s multiple humanitarian crises.

KABUL, June 22: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed 920 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages.

KATHMANDU, June 11: An earthquake measuring 4.7 Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley early morning Saturday.

Earthquake reported in Jumla

May 4, 2022 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, May 4: An earthquake has been recorded in Jumla district today, the National Seismological Research Center said. The tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale and with its epicenter at Narakot of Jumla occurred at 9:57 AM today.

Kasthamandap open for public

April 4, 2022 18:17 pm

KATHMANDU, April 4: Historic Kasthamandap (Marusata) has been opened to the public from today, following its restoration. The iconic monument was damaged by the 2015 earthquake.

TOKYO, March 17: A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan on Wednesday evening, triggering a tsunami advisory and plunging more than 2 million homes in the Tokyo area into darkness.

Earthquake shakes Lamjung again

February 22, 2022 10:15 am

LAMJUNG, Feb 22: Another earthquake has shaken Lamjung district in Gandaki province. According to the National Earthquake Measurement and Research Center, an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale struck Besisahar Municipality-10 at 2:22 last night.

KABUL, Jan 18: At least 26 people have been killed after an earthquake struck western Afghanistan, media reports said. Hundreds of homes were damaged in the western Badghis province, bordering Turkmenistan, after the 5.3-magnitude earthquake on Monday, Al Jazeera reported.

BAITADI, Dec 30: Tremors of earthquake were felt in hilly districts of the Sudurpaschim Province including Baitadi. The quake, which struck at 12:53 am last night, shook parts of Baitadi, Darchula and other districts.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has stressed the need for raising awareness on earthquake safety every day rather than raising them for just one day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The reconstruction work of 30 heritage sites located at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square that was damaged in 2015 earthquake has been completed. The reconstruction work, which was halted due to COVID-19, is now in full swing.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Minister for Urban Development Ram Kumari Jhakri has stressed on the need for ancestors to pass on their skills and knowledge to the next generation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A 4.3 magnitude aftershock from the 7.6 magnitude Gorkha earthquake occurred early morning today with its epicenter at Manabu in Gorkha district, said the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre. The aftershock took place at 4:09 am.

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 7: At least 20 people were killed and more than 200 injured when an earthquake struck southern Pakistan, Disaster Management Authority Director General Naseer Nasir said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The building of Namuna Machhindra Secondary School that was severely damaged by the 2015 earthquake has been reconstructed with the financial assistance from Japan.

LES CAYES, Haiti, August 18: Haitian officials raised the death toll from a deadly weekend earthquake by more than 500 on Tuesday after Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt to search and rescue efforts, a delay that fed growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless.

KATHMANDU, As many as 558 instances of tremors were felt in the country as it is geologically located in the earthquake prone zone, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre (NEMRC), Lainchaur.

LAMJUNG, May 20: Tremors were felt 86 times in 24 hours amidst the fear of the coronavirus infection in the hill district, Lamjung. The earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale with its epicenter at Bhulbhule of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality had struck at 5.42AM on Wednesday.

POKHARA, May 19: Seven houses collapsed in Lamjung district when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck this morning. Three villagers were injured by the quake.

KATHMANDU, May 19: A powerful earthquake rattled various parts of the country including Kathmandu Valley early morning Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Looking at the exterior of the Dharahara, it seems as if the construction of the tower has been completed. With golden beads decorated at the top, a balcony that overlooks the valley on the 20th floor, a fresh coat of white paint, and colorful lights all over the tower, the Dharahara seems to be complete. However, the tower is far from completion.

INDIA, April 28: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Assam, India, on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The sixth memorial day of the Gorkha Earthquake that occurred six years ago is being observed on Sunday by conducting various awareness programs while maintaining health safety standards. On the occasion, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has organized workshops regarding the impacts of earthquakes, the lessons learned and the achievements made so far by the agency. According to the NRA Joint-spokesperson Manohar Ghimire, work papers will be presented at the program and experts will comment on them as well.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Tremors were felt in eastern parts of Nepal after an earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude struck near Sikkim's capital in Gantok, India on Monday night.

JAKARTA, Jan 18: A powerful earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island last week has killed at least 81 people and displaced more than 19,000, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said, as search and rescue efforts continued on Monday.

JAKARTA, Jan 17: At least 73 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the latest in a string of disasters to hit the Southeast Asian country.

JAKARTA, Jan 17: At least 56 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the latest in a string of disasters to hit the Southeast Asian country.

MAMUJU, Indonesia, Jan 16: Damaged roads and bridges, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered rescuers after a strong earthquake left at least 46 people dead and hundreds injured on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island.

JAKARTA, Jan 16: A powerful earthquake killed at least 42 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi on Friday, trapping several under rubble and unleashing dozens of aftershocks as authorities warned of more quakes that could trigger a tsunami.

JAKARTA, Jan 15: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island killed at least seven people, injured hundreds and damaged many buildings on Friday, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said, as panicked residents fled to safer areas.

11,000 quake-hit houses rebuilt in Rasuwa

November 10, 2020 14:16 pm

The landless squatters are yet to begin reconstructing their houses owing to financial crunch

ISTANBUL, Nov 2: A three-year-old girl was rescued from a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Monday, officials said, nearly three days after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea region which has killed 81 people.

IZMIR, Turkey, Oct 31: Nineteen people were killed in Turkey and Greece after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down and setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas and islands.

The credit for the success of reconstruction process solely goes to the earthquake survivors themselves who managed the money by borrowing loans from various sources.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: A powerful earthquake rattled various parts of the country including Kathmandu Valley early morning Wednesday.

Two weeks have passed since 25 April: the date that has stayed in Nepalis’ memory as one of the darkest days in our history. These past couple of weeks, I cannot help but be emotional thinking back to what we suffered five years ago. The unexpected earthquakes stuck Nepal killing over 9,000 people, destroying over $4 billion dollars’ worth in infrastructure, turning our proud heritage into rubbles and crippling the country in more ways than we can imagine. In that desperate time, as the numbers of dead continued to rise and the aftershocks terrorized us for weeks, we suffered as one nation. The pain was the same. And so was the hope.

DUBAI, May 8: Two people died and 38 were injured when a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Iran in the early hours of Friday and people fled their homes in panic, state television reported.

GORKHA, April 24: Five years have shot by since a major earthquake hit Nepal. Gorkha -- the epicenter of the earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale -- was almost completely destroyed by that earthquake in April 2015. Five years since that day, Gorkha now wears a different look.

The global coronavirus pandemic has been spreading rapidly across the world, changing its epicenter with time.

BOISE, Idaho, April 1: An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking.