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Indonesia tsunami

7.3-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia, tsunami 'possible'

The USGS said the quake struck around 100 kilometres north of the town of Maumere

14 Dec 2021 9:48 AM

No time to run: Killer tsunami hit Indonesia beach without warning

Indonesia is one of most disaster-prone nations due to its position straddling 'Pacific Ring of Fire', where tectonic plates collide.

24 Dec 2018 2:21 PM

222 killed in Indonesia tsunami set off by volcanic eruption

Hundreds of buildings destroyed by wave, which hit southern Sumatra coast and western tip of Java about 9:30 pm (1430 GMT).

23 Dec 2018 10:51 AM

Indonesia rocked by Mount Soputan eruption after devastating quake

The state disaster agency warned people to stay at least four kilometres away but said there was no need to evacuate for the time being.

03 Oct 2018 1:33 PM

Indonesia devastating quake-tsunami death toll rises to 1,234

'As of 1:00 pm there are 1,234 dead,' said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia's national disaster agency spokesman.

02 Oct 2018 12:50 PM


Indonesia seeks foreign aid after quake, digs graves for over 1,000

Days after quake, tsunami, some areas are yet to be contacted, medicines are running out and rescuers are struggling to reach those trapped.

01 Oct 2018 12:58 PM

832 killed in Indonesia quake, tsunami; people face food, water shortage

Indonesian vice-president Jusuf Kalla said the final number of dead could be in the 'thousands.'

30 Sep 2018 12:53 PM

At least 420 killed in strong quake, tsunami in Indonesia

At least 540 people had been badly injured, an agency spokesman said, as hospitals struggled to cope with the influx of casualties.

30 Sep 2018 10:49 AM