Indonesia earthquake

7.0-magnitude quake hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning lifted

The epicentre of the tremor was located 150 kilometres (93 miles) northwest of the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, at a depth of 60 kilometres, USGS said.

published on : 18th January 2023

Deep 5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia's capital Jakarta

Earthquakes occur frequently across the sprawling archipelago nation, but it is uncommon for them to be felt in Jakarta.

published on : 8th December 2022

5.7 magnitude strong quake shakes main Indonesia island; no tsunami alert

Dwikorita Karnawati, head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, said there was no danger of a tsunami but warned of possible aftershocks.

published on : 3rd December 2022

EXPLAINER: Why was Indonesia's shallow 5.6 magnitude earthquake so deadly?

Experts said proximity to fault lines, the depth of the temblor and buildings not being constructed using earthquake-proof methods were factors in the devastation which has left over 260 dead.

published on : 22nd November 2022

At least 162 people killed as powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia's main island of Java 

Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency had earlier said the quake had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck near Cianjur, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Jakarta.

published on : 21st November 2022

Series of strong earthquakes shake part of Indonesia's West Papua

At least four land-based earthquakes between 6.2 and 5.5 magnitude were centred about 37 km (23 miles) northwest of Central Mamberamo district of West Papua province.

published on : 10th September 2022