Indonesia Earthquake

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits region in eastern Indonesia

The US Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake has hit a region in the eastern part of Indonesia.

Dec 30, 2016, 06:27 AM IST
Indonesia earthquake: 84,000 people displaced, 100 killed and many injured in Aceh province

Indonesia earthquake: 84,000 people displaced, 100 killed and many injured in Aceh province

The shallow quake last week killed more than 100 people and injured many more when it struck Aceh province, one of the areas worst affected by the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.

Dec 13, 2016, 17:06 PM IST
Indonesia earthquake: 45,000 people homeless, more than 100 killed in disaster-stricken province

Indonesia earthquake: 45,000 people homeless, more than 100 killed in disaster-stricken province

The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake earlier this week levelled hundreds of homes, mosques and businesses across Aceh province.

Dec 10, 2016, 14:39 PM IST
Aftershocks rattle Indonesia; earthquake toll rises to 102

Aftershocks rattle Indonesia; earthquake toll rises to 102

The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake levelled hundreds of homes, mosques, and businesses across Aceh province, one of the areas worst affected by the devastating 2004 tsunami.

Dec 08, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
Indonesia earthquake toll jumps to 97: Military

Indonesia earthquake toll jumps to 97: Military

Mosques and shops were flattened in the small town of Meureudu, where the force of the quake sent people fleeing from their homes. No tsunami alert was issued.

Dec 07, 2016, 12:18 PM IST
Indonesia earthquake: At least 25 dead, dozens feared trapped in rubble

Indonesia earthquake: At least 25 dead, dozens feared trapped in rubble

Aceh lies on the northern tip of Sumatra island, which is particularly prone to quakes.

Dec 07, 2016, 08:23 AM IST

6.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

A powerful quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale stuck Indonesia`s resort island of Bali and East Java province, triggering panic, officials said on Thursday.

Nov 17, 2016, 07:17 AM IST

6.2 undersea quake strikes central Indonesia

The undersea quake hit about 300 kilometres south of the popular holiday island of Lombok.

Jun 09, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

5.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted 31 km north-northeast of Bitung city in Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey has said.

Mar 23, 2016, 04:35 AM IST

Aftershocks rock Indonesia after 7.8 magnitude quake, calls for calm

Strong aftershocks rocked Indonesia early on Thursday after a massive undersea earthquake sparked fears of a region-wide disaster similar to the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami that killed more than 200,000 people.

Mar 03, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Rescuers check remote Indonesian islands after quake

A ship carrying military personnel and search and rescue officials was dispatched Thursday to check on remote island communities in western Indonesia a day after a powerful earthquake, as strong aftershocks rattled the region.

Mar 03, 2016, 11:56 AM IST
Powerful 6.5 earthquake strikes Indonesia: USGS

Powerful 6.5 earthquake strikes Indonesia: USGS

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia late Friday, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued, US seismologists said. 

Feb 12, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

Strong earthquake struck off Indonesia's Talaud islands

A strong earthquake struck off North Sulawesi province in central Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Jan 12, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale rocked Indonesia`s Maluku province on Friday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said here.

Dec 25, 2015, 07:26 AM IST

Powerful quake hits Indonesia

 A 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia early Tuesday, however, there were no reports of damages or casualties, a media report said.

Jul 28, 2015, 07:03 AM IST

Moderate quake rocks east Indonesia

 An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, an official said.

Jun 16, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

6.0-magnitude quake strikes western Indonesia: USGS

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Indonesia on Saturday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Jul 05, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Strong quake in Indonesia`s Aceh province kills 22

Soldiers, police and volunteers fanned out across an earthquake-damaged region of western Indonesia on Wednesday, scouring the debris of fallen homes and landslides for possible victims of a temblor that killed at least 22 people.

Jul 03, 2013, 09:46 AM IST

Quake off Indonesia causes panic in East Timor

An undersea earthquake has rocked eastern Indonesia, causing panic among residents in neighbouring East Timor. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Feb 23, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

Indonesia hit by moderate 6.1-magnitude earthquake

The US Geological Survey says the 6.1-magnitude quake struck evening off the eastern province of Papua.

Sep 08, 2012, 23:59 PM IST