Tremors felt in Sindhupalchowk

May 28, 2023 14:42 pm

KATHMANDU, May 28: An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Sindhupalchowk today.

Earthquake shakes Bajhang

May 24, 2023 09:11 am

BAJHANG, May 24: An earthquake occurred with its epicenter in Daulichaur, Bajhang of the Sudurpaschim Province.

Earthquake recorded in East Rukum

May 21, 2023 08:56 am

RUKUM, May 20: An earthquake has occurred in East Rukum.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, May 19: A 7.7 magnitude earthquake Friday in the far Pacific created small tsunami waves in Vanuatu.

BAJURA, May 11: An 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit Bajura district at 5:15 am today.

TOKYO, May 6: A powerful earthquake struck central Japan on Friday, leaving at least one person dead and 21 injured, as rescuers searched for another trapped under rubble after several houses collapsed.

Tremor felt in Bajura

May 4, 2023 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, May 4: A tremor was felt in Bajura today.

Quake damages 23 houses in Bajura

April 28, 2023 12:58 pm

BAJURA, April 28: At least 23 houses were completely damaged by an earthquake at Bichchhya of Himali Rural Municipality-2 in the district last night. An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale with its epicenter at Dahakot, Gaumul Rural Municipality, struck the district at 1.30AM last night.

BAJURA, April 28: Tremors of three separate earthquakes were felt in Bajura district since last night.

GORKHA, April 25: Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality of Gorkha district has given a public holiday today.

April 3: An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck New Guinea, Papua New Guinea region early on Monday, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

KATHMANDU, April 1: An earthquake with its epicenter around Maling area of Lamjung district was recorded this morning.

Earthquake tremors felt in Dolakha

April 1, 2023 12:40 pm

KATHMANDU, April 1: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit parts of Dolakha at 11:27 am today. The earthquake had its epicenter in the Suri area of Dolakha.

Earthquake tremors felt in Taplejung

March 29, 2023 09:48 am

KATHMANDU, March 29: Tremors of earthquake were felt in the eastern mountainous districts in Nepal on Tuesday night.

Earthquake tremors felt in Mugu

March 24, 2023 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, March 24: An earthquake measuring 4.5 in the Richter scale occurred at 9:15 this morning with its epicenter in Mugu district, the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, Lainchaur, said.

JURM, Afghanistan, March 23: At least 13 people were killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan by a strong earthquake felt across thousands of kilometres, but the region appeared Wednesday to have dodged the mass casualties usually associated with a tremor of such scale.

ISLAMABAD, March 22: A magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattled much of Pakistan and Afghanistan on Tuesday, sending panicked residents fleeing from homes and offices and frightening people in remote villages. At least nine people died in Pakistan and two in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday.

Tremors of quake felt in Dailekh

March 14, 2023 09:19 am

Kathmandu: An earthquake with epicenter in Raniban of Dailekh district was recorded on Monday evening. The earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale took place at 6:56 pm on Monday, according to the National Earthquake Measurement and Research Center, Lainchaur.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Two earthquakes have been recorded to have taken place in two different parts of the country this morning. The epicenters of the earthquake were in Patalkot of Achham and Kashikhand of Kavrepalanchok districts, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, Lainchaur, Kathmandu.

Earthquake rattles Kavrepalanchowk

March 5, 2023 09:15 am

KATHMANDU, March 5: An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale hit Kavrepalanchowk district early morning today.

BEIJING, Feb 23: An earthquake of about 7.2 magnitude occurred in Tajikistan at around 8:37 a.m. (0037 GMT), at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), Chinese state television CCTV reported on Thursday,citing the China Earthquake Networks Center.

BAJURA, Feb 23: A school and two health posts were damaged in the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Bichhya in Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura on Wednesday afternoon.

5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bajura

February 22, 2023 14:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Bajura district early afternoon today. The earthquake was felt at 1:45 PM on Wednesday.

ANTAKYA, Turkey, Feb 21: Six people were killed in an earthquake which struck the border region of Turkey and Syria, CNN Turk reported on Tuesday, two weeks after a larger quake killed more than 47,000 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes.

ANTAKYA, Turkey, Feb 16: The number of fatalities in the earthquakes that devastated parts of southern Turkey and northern Syria is continuing to rise. As chances of finding more survivors have dwindled, some foreign search teams are beginning to leave.

FUNGLIN, Feb 13: A mild earthquake has hit Taplejung district this morning with the epicenter at Olangchungola in Faktanglung Rural Municipality-7 of Taplejung.

Recently, Turkey and Syria have been hit hard by a couple of powerful earthquakes. At the time of writing this piece, over 15,000 people had died and 6000 houses had been destroyed in these two neighboring countries according to the preliminary reports. Due to freezing weather conditions and snowfall, the rescue and relief works are getting very much difficult. Besides, providing effective assistance in the rebel-held North-West part of Syria is another big challenge to the authorities. Thus, it is yet to see how the local communities, government, and international communities deal with this horrible situation.

Quake jolts Rukum West

February 10, 2023 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit the district of Rukum West at 8:52 this morning.

KAHRAMANMARAS, Turkey (AP) — A teenager was pulled largely unscathed from beneath the rubble of a collapsed building in the Turkish city of Gaziantep early Friday, in a dramatic rescue that belied the reality that the chances of finding many more survivors four days after a catastrophic earthquake killed tens of thousands are shrinking fast.

Lessons from the Tragedy in Turkey

February 10, 2023 07:40 am

The earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday serves as a sobering reminder of the devastating power of the earthquake and the importance of preparedness. As a highly seismic zone, Nepal is particularly vulnerable to earthquakes, and the memory of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, which killed more than 9,000 people and injured over 25,000 and damaged property worth billions of rupees, is still fresh in the minds of the Nepali people.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal has decided to send relief materials and health workers to Turkey, which is devastated by multiple earthquakes.

Mild earthquake rattles Lamjung

February 8, 2023 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: An earthquake was felt in Lamjung today at 7:17 am today.

ANTAKYA, Turkey, Feb 8: The death toll of a devastating earthquake in southern Turkey and Syria jumped to more than 7,800 people on Tuesday as rescuers worked against time in harsh winter conditions to dig survivors out of the rubble of collapsed buildings.

HATAY, Turkey/DAMASCUS, Feb 7: The screams of people still trapped in the rubble filled the night early on Tuesday and relatives wept for their loved ones as the death toll in Turkey and in neighbouring northwest Syria rose to more than 3,700.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Non-resident Ambassador of Nepal to Turkey Tapas Adhikari has said that there has not been any report of unpleasant situation involving Nepali nationals in Turkey, which experienced multiple powerful earthquake waves on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed grief over the death of dozens of citizens in an earthquake in Turkey.

BEIRUT, Feb 6: At least 245 people were killed in Syria on Monday as buildings collapsed after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that had its epicentre in neighbouring Turkey, state media and a medical source said.

DIYARBAKIR/ANKARA, Turkey, Feb 6: A major earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck central Turkey and northwest Syria on Monday, killing about 300 people and injuring hundreds as buildings collapsed across the region, triggering searches for survivors in the rubble.

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Feb 6: A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck southern Turkey early on Monday and was felt in Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria, collapsing buildings and sending residents into the snowy streets, witnesses and broadcasters said.

KAILALI, Jan 29: Last November 9, in the morning, an earthquake of 6.6 magnitude occurred, with its center around the Khaptad National Park. Due to the earthquake, six people died and seven were injured when the building of the East Chowki Rural Municipality of Doti collapsed.

BAJURA, Jan 27: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale struck Bajura on Tuesday at 2:43 PM, resulting in the displacement of 42 families from three municipalities. The families are now completely displaced from their homes

Are We Prepared?

January 26, 2023 08:17 am

Bajura earthquake serves as a reminder that earthquakes can strike at any time and we must always be prepared.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Four houses and a temple were damaged when an earthquake hit western Nepal Tuesday afternoon. The quake was centered around the Mela area of Bajura district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: An earthquake has occurred making the Mela of Bajura in Sudurpaschim the epicenter.

JAKARTA, Jan 10: Indonesia was struck by a 7.6 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday off the Tanimbar islands, prompting panicked residents in the area to flee their homes, although a tsunami warning was lifted after three hours and initial reports indicated limited damage.

Banke at high risk of earthquake: Study

December 23, 2022 17:00 pm

BANKE, Dec 23: Banke district is at high risk of earthquakes, according to a study conducted by the UK-based Durham University.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has provided financial support to the earthquake victims of Purbichauki Rural Municipality of Doti.

Earthquake recorded in Dhankuta

November 28, 2022 13:07 pm

DHANKUTA, Nov 28: An earthquake was recorded with its epicenter at Mulghat of Dhankuta this morning.

JAKARTA, Nov 22: A 5.6 magnitude earthquake left more than 260 dead and hundreds injured as buildings crumbled and terrified residents ran for their lives on Indonesia’s main island of Java.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: An earthquake measuring 5.6-magnitude in the Richter scale struck Indonesian island of Java on Monday killing at least 40 people and injuring hundreds, according to media reports.