Indonesia heeds residents' demands, extends search for quake victims

PALU, Indonesia — Indonesian officials said Thursday that the official search and rescue effort for victims of the devastating Sept. 28 earthquake and tsunami would be extended due to residents’ demands. The national disaster agency’s spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, told…

Quake hits Papua New Guinea, no damage or injuries reported

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An earthquake rattled part of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, but no major damage or injuries have been reported. The magnitude 7.0 quake was deep enough that it likely did not generate a tsunami, said Chris…

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after quake hits Papua New Guinea

COURTESY U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY A major earthquake struck the coast of Papua New Guinea this morning. ADVERTISING UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. A Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said…

Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia

Three people were crushed to death in their sleep when the quake brought down buildings and damaged some 210 houses (AFP Photo/Handout) Jakarta (AFP) – An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are…

Quake Hits Papua New Guinea, No Damage Or Injuries Reported

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Quake hits Papua New Guinea, no damage or injuries reported

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An earthquake rattled part of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, but no major damage or injuries have been reported. The magnitude 7.0 quake was deep enough that it likely did not generate a tsunami, said Chris…

Quake kills three people in Indonesia's Java, rattles Bali

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – A magnitude 6 earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing three people in Java and damaging some buildings while causing panic among residents….

Quake hits Papua New Guinea, no damage or injuries reported

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An earthquake rattled part of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, but no major damage or injuries have been reported. The magnitude 7.0 quake was deep enough that it likely did not generate a tsunami, said Chris…

Last day of search for victims of Indonesia disaster; three dead in Java quake

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Rescue workers scoured the rubble of devastated communities on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Thursday, the last day of the search for victims of a 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people two…

Quake Hits Indonesia, and Deaths Are Reported

Quake Hits Indonesia, and Deaths Are Reported By The New York Times Oct. 10, 2018 At least three people died when a 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook the East Java and Bali regions of Indonesia on Thursday morning, a government spokesman said….