"The earthquake was quite strong and shallow, it was felt all the way to Padang, West Sumatra, but there was no threat of a tsunami," Mochammad Riyadi, an official at Indonesia's meteorology and geophysics agency, told AFP
Large earthquakes are relatively common in Indonesia, which sits on the infamous Ring of Fire, a set of fault lines that circle the Pacific Basin. Wednesday's earthquake is Indonesia's second major temblor this year and the most severe …
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Scores of people died in the earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province. USA TODAY NETWORK Rescue workers searched for survivors Wednesday after 97 people died when a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of …
JAKARTA, Indonesia — More than 100 people were killed early Wednesday and more were feared dead after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra, with many of the victims crushed to death in their homes as they …
PIDIE JAYA, Indonesia, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Nearly 100 people were killed and hundreds injured in Indonesia on Wednesday when a strong earthquake hit its Aceh province and rescuers used earth movers and bare hands to …
BIREUEN, Indonesia -- A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing almost 100 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shallow 6.5 …
Rescuers continued to search for survivors Wednesday after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sumatra …
A tsunami warning has been issued in nearby areas after a massive earthquake hit parts of Indonesia early Saturday morning. According to ABC News, the earthquake measured 7.3 on the Richter scale, making it one of the strongest …
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck off Indonesia’s Sumatra island at dawn on Wednesday has risen to 97, with more people feared trapped in collapsed buildings. Search and rescue teams in Aceh province, an area …
USGS The quake struck west of Indonesia's island of Sumatra. A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra on Sunday but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes. …