• Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:16
    People return home after 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi
    The situation in Banggai Raya in Central Sulawesi has returned to normal following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the province on Friday evening, as people have started to return to their homes after seeking higher ground in anticipation of a tsunami.
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  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 13:56
    Quake-hit Indonesians refuse to leave high ground: official
    Luwuk, Indonesia - Some panicked residents of a quake-hit Indonesian island have refused to return home after the tremor triggered a brief tsunami warning and fears there was more to come, the disaster agency said Saturday.
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  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tsunami warning lifted after strong quake hits off Indonesia
    Luwuk, Indonesia - A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:51
    Urgent : Strong 6.8 quake hits off eastern Indonesia, triggering tsunami warning
    A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday (April 12), the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents running from their homes.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:23
    Strong 6.1-magnitude quake jolts eastern Indonesia
    Jakarta - A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of North Maluku province in eastern Indonesia Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
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  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    International humanitarian assistance: what must change
    Last December, at a Mass in Dublin, congregants were asked to pray for the victims of the Anak Krakatau tsunami in Indonesia and for countries to be generous in coming to their aid. As someone who has observed the humanitarian scene for two decades, I knew the second part would not be necessary.
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:17
    Hot : Rare oarfish, seen as harbingers of doom, snagged in Japan
    Tokyo - Two rare oarfish, giant deep-sea serpents long believed by locals to be a harbinger of earthquakes and tsunamis, have been caught off the Japanese island of Okinawa.
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:24
    Strong quake hits Hokkaido Thursday night
    A strong earthquake hit a wide area in Hokkaido on Thursday night, registering lower six on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of seven in the town of Atsuma in the prefecture. No tsunami warning was issued.
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  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 18:25
    Urgent : Strong 6.1-magnitude quake rocks western Indonesia
    Padang, Indonesia - A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Mentawai on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued.
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  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00
    Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia
    Jakarta - A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:30
    Bt12m tsunami-warning buoy installed off Phuket coast
    A tsunami-warning buoy worth Bt12 million will be installed off the coast of Phuket, to replace the one that had been broken two years ago, disaster officials said on Wednesday.
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:52
    Asia Disrupted: from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur – Picking Asia’s Winners and Losers, 2018
    For China’s Xi Jinping, 2018 might well have been a year that could not end soon enough. So too was the case in Japan and Indonesia, where thousands saw livelihoods, if not lives, taken by floods, mudslides, earthquakes or tsunamis.
  • Sun, 30 Dec 2018 01:00
    Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height
    The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:02
    Urgent : Tsunami advisory issued after 7.1 quake off Davao Oriental
    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) told the public on Saturday to temporarily stay away from beaches and not go to the coast after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Oriental.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 11:45
    6.9-magnitude quake strikes off southern Philippines: USGS
    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, monitors said, adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighbouring Indonesia.
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