Earthquakes

Nepal's crisis drags on as ethnic minorities reject charter amendment

Nepal's ethnic minorities have rejected a constitutional amendment, dashing hopes of an end to a political crisis that has led to fuel shortages and hampered deliveries of relief materials to survivors of last year's earthquakes.

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

How equipped are we to predict earthquakes?

One of the well-researched probabilistic earthquake predictions was issued for San Francisco Bay area in the USA last year. The prediction stated that in the next 30 years,

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

Nepal's crisis drags on as ethnic minorities reject charter amendment

Nepal's ethnic minorities have rejected a constitutional amendment, dashing hopes of an end to a political crisis that has led to fuel shortages and hampered deliveries of relief materials to survivors of last year's earthquakes.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Big earthquake coming, warn Indian experts

Indian Union home ministry's disaster management experts warn of a bigger catastrophe, earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.2 or greater on the Richter scale which may hit the already ruptured Himalayan region, reports The Times of India.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Quakes that matter

There are many quakes that rock us on a daily basis. As a nation, we are hardly allowed to be at ease.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

What you should do when an earthquake strikes

There are some key elements to keep in mind during earthquake for safety.

August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015

Why 10,000-year-old gravity-defying rocks haven't toppled?

Giant rocks stacked in seemingly gravity-defying poses could indicate that earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault can jump to another major fault in Southern California, which in turn could affect the severity of quakes in the region and how the state prepares for future temblors.