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.
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.
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).
July 14, 2019 6:25 pm
There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties in the quake.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 08, 2018 10:46 pm
The official death toll rose to 1,948 and bodies are still being recovered. No one knows how many people are missing, especially in the areas hit by liquefaction, but it could be as high as 5,000, the national disaster agency said.
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.
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.