earthquake

East Sulawesi rocked by 6.8 magnitude tremor – tsunami warning

A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rattled eastern Indonesia yesterday triggering a tsunami warning, soon retracted, sending panicked residents fleeing to…

2 months ago

Tsunami advisory for Andaman Coast – all clear

An advisory was sent out last night about two earth tremors registering 5.0 and 5.2 magnitude centered on the Andaman…

3 months ago

Disaster zone declared in Lampang after 31 mild tremors

It's been a week of mild shocks and tremors in Lampang province in northern Thailand. Although there has been no…

4 months ago

Experts warn of northern faultlines as aftershocks rock Lampang

PHOTO: Wat Phra Kerd’s abbot leads officials to inspect the damage to the pagoda’s visibly tilted tiered umbrella top after…

4 months ago

No fatalities or injuries reported in Lampang earthquake

PHOTOS: NNT No fatalities or injuries have been reported as a result of yesterday's earthquake in northern Thailand. The tremors…

4 months ago

4.9 magnitude earthquake registered in Kanchanaburi

In the latest of a spate of earthquake reports for the region, principally in Indonesia and The Philippines, a report…

6 months ago

6.1-magnitude earthquake jolts West Papua

by Ivany Atina Arbi - The Jakarta Post A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has jolted West Papua this morning. The news…

6 months ago

Warnings of more seismic activity around Sunda Strait

A young boy has been pulled from rubble as experts warn that another tsunami could strike Indonesia at any time.…

6 months ago

Satellite timelapse – Palu devastated by land liquefaction

by The Jakarta Post - Asia News Network The earthquake and tsunami caused enough damage in Palu. But few people have…

8 months ago

Thailand donates to the Indonesian relief effort whilst thousands flee the region

Thai PM Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says the Kingdom of Thailand has made a donation of 5 million baht to the…

9 months ago

Thousands of children among survivors desperate for aid – Sulawesi

PHOTO: VOA News "Survivors are also stepping forward on their own to retrieve bodies trapped under soil." Tens of thousands…

9 months ago

Survivors try to flee Palu as aid starts to flow in

PHOTO: Locals and aid volunteers are trying to start the long clean up in Palu - VOA News As aid…

9 months ago

71 foreigners, including 32 Thais, found safe in Sulawesi

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency in Indonesia has announced that 71 foreign tourists were affected by the earthquake and tsunami…

9 months ago

Death toll approaches 400 in Sulawesi earthquake aftermath

Rescuers are still struggling to reach remote communities on the island of Sulawesi hit by an earthquake and tsunami just…

9 months ago

Chiang Rai hit with mild earthquake

A minor 3.4-magnitude earthquake hit Chiang Rai's Phan district this morning. The confirmation from the Seismological Bureau of the Meteorological…

9 months ago

Large earthquake in Sulawesi. Palu struck by tsunami.

Another Indonesian earthquake, this time a shallow 7.5 magnitude tremor that was more powerful than the quakes that killed hundreds…

9 months ago

Damage toll continues to rise on Lombok

Whilst the death toll continues to rise - and will rise as rescuers scramble through the rubble - the toll…

10 months ago

Lombok earthquake toll climbs to 347

PHOTO: VOA News The death toll from Lombok's devastating earthquake last Sunday evening rose alarmingly yesterday following the discovery of…

10 months ago