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