Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Ibaraki Prefecture area

National Sep 30, 2019

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Ibaraki Prefecture area

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake, which measured shindo 3 on the Japanese intensity scale, was detected at a depth of 60 km in northern Ibaraki Prefecture, on Monday at 1:02 a.m. There is currently no tsunami warning in effect. As a precaution, those near coastal areas are ...

Quake toll in Indonesia's Maluku islands rises to 30

Asia Pacific Sep 29, 2019

Quake toll in Indonesia's Maluku islands rises to 30

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands rose to 30 on Sunday, including several toddlers, the disaster agency said. On Thursday, terrified residents ran into the streets as buildings fell in around them when the 6.5 magnitude tremor struck, ...

Year after quake and tsunami, Indonesians struggle

Asia Pacific Sep 28, 2019

Year after quake and tsunami, Indonesians struggle

Tens of thousands of Indonesians are struggling to rebuild their lives a year after a powerful earthquake and tsunami caused widespread devastation, with many still homeless and schools unable to reopen, aid groups said on Saturday. The city of Palu, on the island of Sulawesi, ...

Magnitude 6.5 quake in eastern Indonesia kills at least three

Asia Pacific Sep 26, 2019

Magnitude 6.5 quake in eastern Indonesia kills at least three

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Thursday morning, killing at least three people and injuring three others. All the fatalities confirmed so far have occurred in Maluku Province and are blamed on collapsed buildings, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency. The 8:46 a.m. ...