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2010-01-18 07:40:00

Indonesia may be looking at a catastrophe as a huge tsunami-generating earthquake is possibly expected to hit the city of Padang and the island of Sumatra.

2006-08-11 18:49:14

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Saturday, but officials said there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. The U.S.

2006-04-02 06:00:08

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake struck off the western Indonesian island of Simeulue on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, an Indonesian official said.

2005-11-19 11:53:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Simeulue, Indonesia on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but officials there were no reports of a tsunami or other damage or injuries. "A strong earthquake occurred at (9:10 a.m.

2005-11-19 11:21:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Simeulue, Indonesia on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and an official in the region said there were no reports of a tsunami. "A strong earthquake occurred at (1410 GMT) on Saturday, November 19," the USGS said on its Web site.

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2005-04-12 15:20:00

A volcano spewed into life on Indonesia's disaster-blighted Sumatra island, spreading new panic after the recent tsunami and earthquakes and driving thousands from their homes.

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2005-03-30 15:35:10

Why was there no tsunami this time? After the magnitude-8.7 earthquake off Indonesia on Monday night, warnings blared along coastlines in Thailand, India and Sri Lanka, and frightened residents fled inland for fear of a deadly tsunami like the one in December.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.