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Indonesia earthquake


Strong quake shakes Indonesia's capital; no tsunami alert

January 14, 2022 8:28 pm

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.6 quake was located in the Indian Ocean about 88 kilometers (54 miles) southwest of Labuan, a coastal town in Banten province.

Powerful earthquake shakes Indonesia; no injuries

May 06, 2020 10:13 pm

The quake measured a preliminary magnitude 6.8 and was centered below the sea at a depth of 107 kilometers (67 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted

August 02, 2019 10:26 pm

The US Geological Survey put the epicentre in the Indian Ocean about 227 km (141 miles) from Teluk Betung city on Sumatra with an initial magnitude of 7 that was later lowered to 6.8.

No tsunami threat to India due to Indonesia quake: MoES official

August 02, 2019 9:25 pm

According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), a 6.9 intensity quake hit southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, at 5.30 pm (IST).

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage

July 14, 2019 6:25 pm

There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties in the quake.

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia

June 17, 2019 12:25 pm

The epicentre was 133 km (83 miles) northwest of the city of Kupang on Timor island, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes Indonesia: report

January 06, 2019 11:52 pm

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement that, based on availabile data, there was no current tsunami threat from the event.

Indonesia hunts for survivors as tsunami death toll crosses 400, thousands homeless

December 25, 2018 1:12 pm

More than 1,400 people were injured, and about 12,000 residents had to move to higher ground, with a high-tide warning extended to Wednesday.

Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-obliterated villages

October 18, 2018 4:20 pm

Nearly 430 hectares (1.7 square miles) of land and nearly 3,500 homes succumbed to liquefaction when the September 28 earthquake turned the soft soil to mud, Indonesia's disaster agency said.

New Indonesia quake kills three in Java village, shakes Bali

October 11, 2018 9:00 am

The country is still working to recover from the earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people and left perhaps thousands more buried deeply in mud in some neighborhoods of Palu city in central Sulawesi.


Tsunami hits without warning in Indonesia, death toll crosses 400

December 26, 2018 8:41 am

Indonesia, a vast archipelago of more than 17,000 islands and home to 260 million people, lies along the "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin.

More than 90 killed after powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island

August 06, 2018 10:13 am

At least 82 people were killed when Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok was hit by a powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Sunday, triggering widespread panic as thousands fled their homes for emergency shelters as buildings collapsed.