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INDIA: Earthquake tremor in Gorakhpur today!

Update India's National Center for Seismology has not recorded any earthquake in Gorakhpur or in any region of Uttar Pradesh at that time.  Though people of Gorakhpur have reported of feeling tremor, the reason is still unknown. Main Post June 20, 2021: Hundreds of people shared of an earthquake tremor felt in Gorakhpur today at 02:26 am. We checked national as well as international seismological sites but couldn't get any information about the earthquake. We will update about this seismic event in Gorakhpur once it is verified.

Nepal Floods: Flash flooding in Melamchi kills 7, leaves 60 missing

June 17, 2021: Flash flooding in Helambu and Melamchi areas of Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal have claimed lives of seven people and left sixty others missing. Two fatalities have been identified as Chinese national working at Melamchi Drinking Water Project. Still six Melamchi Drinking Water Project staffs have gone missing including one Chinese national, three Indians and two Nepalese. The recent flood and landslides have damaged around 260 houses and displaced more than 600 people. The helicopters of Nepal Army have been deployed for flood management and the rescue efforts. A video compilation by Setopati shows the current status of Melamchi Bazar. Another video by Shilapatra shows the flood devastation in Melamchi captured from helicopter.

5.7 magnitude earthquake felt in Cagayan de Oro (cdo), Philippines today

June 14, 2021: An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 has been recorded near Cagayan de Oro (CDO)  today at 14:38 UTC, the United States Geological Survey confirmed. According to the USGS, earthquake's epicenter was located just 2 km NNW of Don Carlos, Philippines. The earthquake occurred at 10 km depth. The tremor was well felt across Northern Mindanao.