Indonesia earthquake

  • Indonesia

    Many children among 268 dead in Indonesian earthquake

    The death toll continues to climb in the earthquake that devastated West Java in Indonesia, with many children at school losing their lives. With search teams still digging through the rubble of collapsed buildings, 151 people are still reported missing while 268 are confirmed dead. The quake itself, and the landslides caused by it wreaked havoc on the town of…

  • Environment

    Earthquake rocks Indonesia in Papua, on New Guinea

    An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter scale shook the island of New Guinea in the Papua province of Indonesia. It was the fourth in a row today as the Western New Guinea region has been tremoring throughout the morning. Previous quakes measured magnitudes of 5.1 first just after midnight this morning, then 5.9 at 6.44am, followed…

  • Indonesia

    UPDATE: At least 34 dead and 600 injured after Indonesia earthquake

    UPDATE: At least 34 people were killed after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight today. As of this evening, reports say more than 600 people were injured during the earthquake which caused buildings to collapse and residents to flee their homes in the dark. Original story below… Indonesian island Sulawesi was shook by a 6.2…