There were no immediate reports of casualties, but strong tremors were felt in Jakarta prompting people to run out of office buildings.
02 Aug 2019 6:59 PM
The province was also hit by a 6.9-magnitude tremor last week but no extensive damage was reported.
14 Jul 2019 3:51 PM
The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
24 Jun 2019 9:15 AM
The earthquake struck at a late hour in mainly sparsely populated areas so it was not easy to evaluate the damage immediately.
19 Jun 2019 8:48 AM
Hospitals were overwhelmed by influx of injured, with many being treated in open air, while other survivors helped to retrieve the dead.
29 Sep 2018 9:13 AM
The 7.5 magnitude quake sparked terror among locals who fled into streets and raced to higher ground fearing tsunami waves.
28 Sep 2018 7:42 PM
With global warming causing glaciers to shrink, there is increased risk of tidal waves triggered by collapse of rocky slopes.
07 Sep 2018 12:12 PM
Scientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle ― and it’s not UFOs or sea monsters.
03 Aug 2018 5:14 PM
The world’s second largest mangrove forest is spread over 1,100 hectares.
25 Mar 2018 1:43 AM
The auditorium will be at Parel. Officials plan to screen 3D films to students on natural disasters and how to tackle them at the gallery.
06 Feb 2018 3:02 AM
According to him, earthquake could shake Indian Ocean in December triggering massive tsunami which could affect countries.
06 Nov 2017 3:19 PM
The USGS put the magnitude slightly lower, at 8.1. That is the same as a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed more than 10,000 people.
08 Sep 2017 5:12 PM
Waves were forecast to be less than 0.3 meters (1 foot) above the tide level for coasts in an area ranging from Russia to Hawaii.
18 Jul 2017 6:34 AM
Many a time media publicity prevents the miscarriage of justice and fast tracks cases.
01 Jun 2017 3:49 AM
Window taught me to look outside ourselves, and not to confine ourselves to the four walls of selfishness.
04 Feb 2017 4:13 AM
It has cost Japan at least $9 billion while operating only 250 days since it started up 22 years ago.
22 Dec 2016 6:12 AM
The quake knocked items off shelves and caused a blackout in the town of Kokopo in northeastern Papua New Guinea.
17 Dec 2016 5:34 PM
More than 700 people were injured in the quake, many seriously, according to the country’s disaster agency.
11 Dec 2016 4:07 AM
The latest earthquake generated tsunami waves of up to 1.4 meters, whereas, the 2011 earthquake triggered tsunamis of 10 to 20 meters.
22 Nov 2016 2:59 PM
A water cooling system at a reactor in separate Fukushima Daini facility had briefly stopped, but it was back up and operating.
22 Nov 2016 8:02 AM