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Category: Asia

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Eastern Russia.

Image Credit: Earthstar Geographics An hour ago, the German Research Centre for Geosciences reported a 5.3-magnitude earthquake 86 km north of Nogliki, Noglikskii, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia at a shallow depth […]

Strong quake hits Qinghai, China.

Image Credit: VolcanoDiscovery A strong magnitude 6.5-earthquake just struck 136km north of Xining, Qinghai, China at a shallow depth of 10km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake […]

Moldova declares state of emergency.

Image Credit: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg The Moldovan government declares a state of emergency for 30 days after Russian company Gazprom threatened that it will cut off gas supply to the country […]

Huge explosion in Kazakhstan.

Image Credit: Obtained from a video uploaded on Twitter. On Thursday evening, a fire in an ammunition depot in the southern region of Jambyl in Kazakhstan caused a series of […]