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Indonesia Earthquake

6.5-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Indonesia

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issue...

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

Posted 04.06.2013 | World

An earthquake struck the eastern part of Indonesia measuring a 7.1 magnitude, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Saturday. The quake shocked 159 mile...

6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

Posted 05.20.2012 | World

CNN reports that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Papua, Indonesia. A few minutes later, a 7.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico. This is a br...

Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesian Coast

Posted 10.03.2011 | World

The United States Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off the west coast of Indonesia at 9:25 p.m. local time, or 10:35 a...

Indonesia Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning

Posted 06.03.2011 | World

A strong earthquake in Indonesia shook the island of Java on Monday morning. The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7, was recorded at approx...

Delayed Tsunami Aid Stirs Criticism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the wake of Indonesian crises, criticism of delayed aid has overwhelmed reports of the natural disaster. The Wall Street Journal reports that th...

Indonesian Rescue Mission Complicated By Weather (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Aid workers, faced with extreme weather conditions, are having difficulty reaching the shores of the remote Mentawai Islands region of Indonesia. A C...

Indonesia Earthquake 2010: Strong Quake Shakes Eastern Islands

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A strong earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Sunday morning, registering with a 7.0 magnitude, according to reports. The quake struck just before ...

Sumatra Quake: Man Amputates Leg To Free Himself From Rubble

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Catholic Relief Services

"I was just thinking I have to save my Adik (little brother)", says Eman a construction worker with an incredible story of courage and survival in the wake of the recent Sumatran earthquake.

Day One in Padang, Indonesia: Aid Worker Arrives in Earthquake Zone

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

In all my years of working in the aid world, starting in 1978 in Indonesia, I have never witnessed such a rapid and relentless series of crises as I've seen this week.

Indonesian Earthquake And Recovery Efforts (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

International recovery teams are making there way to Sumatra in Western Indonesia, where two days ago a 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit. According to th...

Indonesia Redux: The Quakes Continue, Aid Flows

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Walden

The never ending series of Pacific Rim natural disasters continues but the American public's response has been tepid at best

Asia Hit By Tsunamis, Earthquakes: Send Us Your Photos

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Earthquakes and tsunamis have wreaked havoc on multiple nations in Asia and the South Pacific over the past few days, killing hundreds, causing seriou...

Indonesia, Vietnam, American Samoa: Send Aid Now To Areas Ravaged By Disasters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the last week and a half, a number of natural disasters have struck locations in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean. After two catastrophic typho...

UPDATES: Earthquakes Rock Samoa, Indonesia; Typhoon Strikes Vietnam

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIETNAM -- HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS HOMELESS: The Christian Science Monitor details the carnage left by the typhoon: The typhoon that ravaged the Philip...

VIDEO: Tsunami, Earthquake Disasters In Asia

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reports are coming in that most Samoans were barely given a three minute warning before a deadly tidal wave struck early Wednesday morning killing at ...