Death toll from Indonesia’s Sulawesi earthquake rises to seventy three

At least 73 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the latest in a string of disasters to hit the Southeast Asian country. More than 820 people were injured and over 27,800 left their homes after the 6.2 magnitude quake,… Read More Death toll from Indonesia’s Sulawesi earthquake rises to seventy three

At least forty-two dead, hundreds injured as magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

A powerful earthquake killed at least 42 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi on Friday, trapping several under rubble and unleashing dozens of aftershocks as authorities warned of more quakes that could trigger a tsunami. Thousands of frightened residents fled their homes for higher ground when the magnitude 6.2-quake struck 6 km… Read More At least forty-two dead, hundreds injured as magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

Hundreds dead, several buildings collapsed as magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit Indonesian island of Sulawesi

At least 384 people were killed, many swept away as giant waves crashed onto beaches, when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said on Saturday. Hundreds had gathered for a festival on the beach in the city of Palu on Friday when waves as high as six meters (18… Read More Hundreds dead, several buildings collapsed as magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit Indonesian island of Sulawesi

Buildings collapse as new earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island 

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Lombok on Thursday, with witnesses reporting collapsed buildings, the latest in a series of tremors on the tropical tourist island that have killed more than 150 people in the past two weeks. Witnesses reporting on the aftermath of last Sunday’s quake in the north of the island said people… Read More Buildings collapse as new earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island 

Indonesia’s Lombok quake death toll rises to 91

Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said the death toll was expected to rise as… Read More Indonesia’s Lombok quake death toll rises to 91

Three dead as magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocks Lombok, Bali islands in Indonesia

A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s popular tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least three people and briefly triggering a tsunami warning one week after another quake in the same area killed more than a dozen. The latest quake caused people to flee their homes and move to higher ground. Authorities said the quake… Read More Three dead as magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocks Lombok, Bali islands in Indonesia

Two dead, scores injured as magnitude-4.4 earthquake hits Indonesia

​A shallow earthquake brought down hundreds of poorly built buildings in Indonesia, forcing more than 2,000 people to flee their homes, rescue officials said on Thursday. The 4.4 magnitude quake hit the Banjarnegara district of Central Java late on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring more than 20. “Victims were killed or injured by falling… Read More Two dead, scores injured as magnitude-4.4 earthquake hits Indonesia