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Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted

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

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

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

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia

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

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

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

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

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.

Indonesia: Some children return to school in quake city hoping to see friends

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.

Volcano erupts on Indonesia’s tsunami-hit island

A government volcanologist said it's possible the eruption was accelerated by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi on Friday.

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Tsunami hits without warning in Indonesia, death toll crosses 400

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

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.