IndonesiaReuters Shallow earthquakes are more likely to cause damage. Indonesia was previously devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami that hit on Boxing Day 2004 at 30km below the surface. The 9.1 earthquake was, …
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck south-west of Sibolga in Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at a depth of 6 miles, statistics taken for the U.S. Geological Survey indicate. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 …
JAKARTA: 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. The quake hit at a depth of 35 kilometres (22 miles) at …
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening, injuring at least three people and damaging some buildings and houses. The U.S. Geological Survey said the …
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, and no tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey …
(Read a National Geographic photographer's account of the 2004 Indonesian tsunami aftermath.) Quake Hit in Right Place, at Right Size—For Indonesians There are two main reasons Wednesday's earthquake off Indonesia did not …
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Rescue workers pulled victims, some screaming in pain, from the heavy rubble of buildings felled by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 531 people. The death toll was expected to rise. The brunt of …
SUMATRA, Indonesia — A 7.8 earthquake struck offshore Thursday (early Wednesday in U.S.) off the Southwestern coast of Sumatra island in Indonesia around 4:49 am Pacific time. The quake has felt mildly on nearby islands, …
Earthquakes rocked the island nation of Indonesia Saturday morning at 10:31 a.m. local time causing scared residents concern about a possible repeat of the catastrophic 2004 tsunami. Although initially pegged as a magnitude 7.3 quake, …
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra today but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes. The quake hit at a depth of 35 kilometres at 10:08 AM …