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Indonesia tsunami clue found on seabed

Jakarta: A scientific survey has found a clue to the tsunami that struck Indonesia in September that killed over 2,000 people, on the seabed, the media reported on Tuesday. Damaging waves rushed ashore after the September 28 magnitude 7.8 quake, but researchers said at the time that they were surprised by their size, the BBC […]

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Indonesia quake, tsunami toll reaches 2,010

Jakarta: Indonesian authorities on Tuesday raised the death toll to 2,010 from the 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi island on September 28. The official number of missing remained 671 while it is feared that 5,000 people could be still buried under the rubble, reports Efe news. The majority of the victims, 1,601, […]

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Indonesia quake, tsunami: Aid reaches remote areas

Jakarta: Relief aid started arriving in the more remote areas of Sulawesi island in Indonesia following last week’s magnitude-7.5 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that left at least 1,500 people dead, the Red Cross said on Saturday. Assistance was being provided by local authorities and non-governmental organisations in Donggala and other cut off areas such as […]

Tsunami warning following quake in Papua New Guinea

Sydney: A tsunami warning was issued following a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that struck 150 km south of Papua New Guinea today. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 5.6 degrees south latitude and 152.1 degrees east longitude. It issued a “hazardous” alert within […]