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Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off eastern Indonesia

Aug 28, 2018 - 4:47 PM

The offshore tremor strikes at a shallow depth of 8 kilometers (5 miles), about 100 kilometers southeast of Kupang on the Indonesian portion of Timor island, the USGS said

Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches 555

Aug 24, 2018 - 12:48 PM

Some 390,000 people remain displaced after the quakes

AFTERMATH. Residents check on their collapsed homes in the village of Sembalun on Indonesia's Lombok island on August 20, 2018 after a series of earthquakes were recorded by seismologists throughout August 19. AFP file photo

Indonesia earthquake death toll tops 400 as more bodies recovered

Aug 13, 2018 - 5:26 PM

The total number killed in the quake is now 436, with more than 1,300 injured and nearly 353,000 displaced

EARTHQUAKE. Two residents look on as damaged houses are being destroyed by workers using an excavator after an earthquake hit the area of Gangga on August 12, 2018. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

The week in photos: August 4-10, 2018

Aug 11, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

NO TO WAR. An Indian student wearing a mask poses with her hands painted with a slogans for peace during a rally to mark Hiroshima Day in Mumbai on August 6, 2018. Photo by Punit Paranjpe/AFP

Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

Aug 11, 2018 - 3:44 PM

6 days after the quake hit, some evacuees have still not received assistance, particularly in the mountainous north of the island

AFTERMATH. A man walks through rubble of buildings on Gili Air island, West Nusa Tenggara on August 11, 2018, following the August 5 earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia quake toll jumps to 164, survivors wait for aid

Aug 09, 2018 - 1:20 PM

'There are still some evacuees that have not yet been touched by aid, especially in North Lombok and West Lombok,' says national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho

HELP NEEDED. Young earthquake survivors study at an evacuation center in Lapangan Tanjung in North Lombok on West Nusa Tenggara province on August 8, 2018, 3 days after an earthquake hit the area. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

Tourist exodus from Lombok as quake toll hits 98

Aug 06, 2018 - 9:03 PM

(UPDATED) More than 20,000 people are believed to have been made homeless on Lombok island, with 236 severely injured

AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE. This handout picture taken on August 6, 2018 and released by Indonesia Water Police shows hundreds of people attempting to leave Gili Trawangan, north of neighboring Lombok island, a day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area. Handout photo by Indonesia Water Police/AFP

Indonesia evacuates tourists after Lombok earthquake kills 91

Aug 05, 2018 - 9:28 PM

(4th UPDATE) The US Geological Survey says the shallow quake hit northern Lombok just 10 kilometers underground and followed by two further secondary quakes and nearly two dozen aftershocks

TEMBLOR. Bikes are seen covered in debris at a mall in Bali's capital Denpasar on August 5, 2018 after a major earthquake rocked the neighboring Lombok island. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

Strong quake kills 14, injures scores, on Indonesia holiday island

Jul 29, 2018 - 10:58 AM

(5th UPDATE) The 6.4-magnitude quake hit tourist island Lombok in southeastern Indonesia

HOMELESS. This handout photograph taken on July 29, 2018 and released by the Nusa Tenggara Barat Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) shows an Indonesian family looking at the ruins of a house following an earthquake in Lombok. Handout photo/Nusa Tenggara Barat Disaster Mitigation Agency/AFP

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

Mar 26, 2018 - 7:40 AM

The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometers (106 miles) below the earth's surface in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey says

45,000 left homeless after Indonesia quake

Dec 10, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Indonesia s national disaster agency spokesman says the number of displaced had almost doubled since Friday due to an influx of new data

QUAKE AFTERMATH. Villagers take a bath at a collapsed bathroom at Kuta Pangwa village, in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, on December 10, 2016. Photo by Gatha Ginting/AFP

'Everything destroyed:' Indonesians face quake destruction

Dec 08, 2016 - 9:49 PM

As daylight arrives similar tragedies unfold across Aceh and the scale of devastation from the earthquake becomes clear

Villagers salvage goods from their house which was damaged in an earthquake in Kuta Pangwa village in Pidie Jaya on December 8, 2016. Photo by Chaideer Mahyuddin/ AFP

Indonesia quake toll jumps to 97 as more bodies found in rubble

Dec 07, 2016 - 9:36 AM

UPDATED The shallow 6 5 magnitude quake struck Pidie Jaya district at dawn as some in the predominantly Muslim region on Sumatra island prepared for morning prayers

A collapsed building after the quake in Aceh, December 7, 2016. Photo courtesy BNPB

Rescuers check remote Indonesian islands after quake

Mar 03, 2016 - 12:52 PM

A ship carrying search and rescue officials and military personnel has been dispatched to Tuapejat in the Mentawai Islands off Sumatra s west coast to check on isolated communities

SCRAMBLE. Indonesian residents use a variety of transport options as they rush to higher ground in Padang late March 2, 2016, after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of the island of Sumatra. Stringer/AFP

Powerful quake in western Indonesia sparks panic

Mar 02, 2016 - 9:27 PM

7th UPDATE The 7 8 magnitude undersea quake strikes at a depth of 24 kilometers 15 miles at about 6:50 pm 1250 GMT the US Geological Survey says

Powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia – USGS

Feb 12, 2016 - 6:46 PM

3RD UPDATE The Indonesian disaster mitigation agency says there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties

Indonesian quake injures 60, damages houses

Sep 25, 2015 - 12:28 PM

A disaster agency official warns the numbers of victims could rise

6.8–magnitude quake in eastern Indonesia, no tsunami warning

Nov 26, 2014 - 11:21 PM

The quake struck at a depth of 41 kilometers 25 miles under the Molucca Sea 161 kilometers northwest of the city of Kota Ternate the USGS says

7.1-quake in Indonesia causes panic, small tsunami

Nov 15, 2014 - 2:12 PM

No major damage but panicked residents in Manado reportedly rushed out of their homes screaming God help God help

Phivolcs: No tsunami threat in PH after Indonesia quake

Nov 15, 2014 - 1:09 PM

Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum urges Filipinos not to panic as the earthquake will not affect the country

A shake map released by the US Geological Survey (USGS) on November 15 2014 shows the location and intensity of a 7.3 magnitude earthquake 154km North-West of Kota Ternate, in the Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia.

7.1-quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

Nov 15, 2014 - 11:07 AM

3rd UPDATE There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia: USGS

May 18, 2014 - 10:46 AM

No reports of damage and a tsunami warning was not issued

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia's Java – USGS

Jan 25, 2014 - 2:04 PM

UPDATED There s no potential for a tsunami said Indonesia s meteorology climatology and geophysics agency technical chief

5 dead, dozens injured in Indonesia quake

Jul 02, 2013 - 9:01 PM

UPDATE It destroyed houses in the district some 320 km 200 miles from the provincial capital Banda Aceh and triggered several landslides

Indonesia, others lift tsunami warning

Apr 11, 2012 - 8:59 PM

Tsunami watch lifted for most of Indian Ocean