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Hunt for survivors on as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Over 1,000 people were injured

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December 24, 2018

 

‘Volcano’ tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia

Around 745 people have been injured across three regions of the country

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December 23, 2018

 

Death toll in Indonesian earthquake-tsunami rises to 2,000

Relief efforts have escalated to assist 200,000 people in desperate need

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October 8, 2018

 

Indonesia earthquake: Missing toll soars to 5,000

Officials are still gathering the data

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October 7, 2018

 

More than 1,000 may still be missing in Indonesia disaster: official

Palu city on Sulawesi island has been left in ruins

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October 5, 2018

 

Last-ditch search for survivors as Indonesia disaster toll tops 1,500

The UN says almost 200,000 people are in need of humanitarian assistance after the earthquake and tsunami

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October 5, 2018

 

Indonesia steps up race to find survivors as quake toll passes 1,200

Some remote areas have been largely cut off

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October 2, 2018

 

Perfect storm of factors behind Indonesian quake-tsunami

UN estimates 191,000 need urgent help after Indonesia quake

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October 1, 2018

 

Indonesians turn to Facebook in desperate hunt for loved ones

Scale of the disaster is still unclear

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September 30, 2018

 

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 832

A 7.5-magnitude quake struck on Friday, sparking a tsunami that ripped apart the city’s coastline

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September 30, 2018

 

384 confirmed dead after Indonesian quake-tsunami

The earthquake was of 7.5 magnitude

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September 29, 2018

 

Video: Tsunami hits Indonesian city

Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone nations on earth

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September 28, 2018

 

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after powerful quake

Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone nations on earth

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September 28, 2018

 

Powerful quake on Indonesia’s Lombok island kills 91, tourists flee

Death toll is expected to rise as information comes in from areas where thousands of buildings collapsed

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August 6, 2018

 

Japan reopens beaches hit by 2011 nuclear, tsunami disaster

Japan has reopened three beaches in regions devastated by the 2011 tsunami and resulting Fukushima nuclear disaster after years of reconstruction efforts, officials said Monday.

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July 23, 2018

 

Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami

An iceberg the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, causing fear that it could swamp the settlement with a tsunami if it calves. The iceberg towers over houses on a promontory in the village of Innaarsuit but it is grounded and has not moved…

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July 15, 2018

 

Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan’s Osaka area

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said. No tsunami warning was issued. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that its top priority was the…

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June 18, 2018

 

6.4 quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometres (106 miles) below the earth’s surface in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami alert…

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March 26, 2018

 

Major 7.6 quake hits Honduras coast: USGS

WASHINGTON: A powerful and shallow 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit the waters off the coast of Honduras late Tuesday, triggering tsunami threats and advisories for nearby Caribbean shores, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck at 0251 GMT and its epicenter was located some 27 miles (44 kilometers) east of Great Swan…

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January 10, 2018

 

After tsunami, ocean plastic acted as rafts for small sea life

After a tsunami hit Japan in 2011, hundreds of aquatic species migrated across the ocean to the US by hitching rides on debris that acted as rafts, researchers said Thursday. A total of 289 living species were found in the US on tsunami debris originating from Japan between 2012 and 2017, said the report in…

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September 29, 2017

 

6.5-magnitude quake hits central Philippine island: USGS

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the central Philippines Thursday, US seismologists said, revising an earlier figure of 6.9, reported AFP. The quake hit at a depth of around six kilometres (four miles), on the central island of Leyte, the US Geological Survey said. There was no immediate warning of a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning…

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July 6, 2017

 
 
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