Indonesia quake

PETOBO, Indonesia | Area hit hard by Indonesia quake was seen as high-risk zone

PETOBO, Indonesia — When the violent shaking from a massive magnitude 7.5 earthquake finally stopped, Selvi Susanti stood up and realized something strange was happening. First, she saw the ground suddenly begin to sink. Then the pavement split beneath her feet like a broken dinner plate and started to rise. Terrified, she clung to a … Continue reading PETOBO, Indonesia | Area hit hard by Indonesia quake was seen as high-risk zone

PALU, Indonesia | Nearly a week after Indonesia quake, hope fades for missing

PALU, Indonesia — She lay inside a medical tent in the stifling midday heat, wincing in pain at the deep gashes and cuts that covered her body. But all Anisa Cornelia could think about was the love of her life — the man she was supposed to marry this month. She had not seen him … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Nearly a week after Indonesia quake, hope fades for missing

PALU, Indonesia | Uncertainty in shelters after Indonesia quake as deaths rise

PALU, Indonesia — People living in tents and shelters have little but uncertainty since the powerful earthquake and tsunami hit an Indonesian island, where deaths exceed 1,400 and efforts to retrieve scores more victims buried deep in mud and rubble were still hampered Thursday by the lack of heavy equipment. Thousands more people were injured … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Uncertainty in shelters after Indonesia quake as deaths rise

PALU, Indonesia | Over 800 dead in Indonesia quake and tsunami; toll may rise

PALU, Indonesia — Rescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise. With the area largely cut off by damaged roads and downed communications lines, military and commercial aircraft … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Over 800 dead in Indonesia quake and tsunami; toll may rise

PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Indonesia quake, tsunami deaths climb to 384

PALU, Indonesia— The Latest on a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Indonesian television and other media, citing disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, says the death toll from the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami has jumped to 384. The figure is from the hard-hit city of Palu alone, where hundreds … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | The Latest: Indonesia quake, tsunami deaths climb to 384

MATARAM, Indonesia | After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

MATARAM, Indonesia  — After a deadly earthquake devastated the Indonesian island of Lombok last weekend, Husni Handayani thought the worst was over. The powerful quake claimed hundreds of lives, wounded thousands more and displaced over 270,000 people. But it left her own home in the provincial capital, Mataram, still standing and nobody in her family … Continue reading MATARAM, Indonesia | After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | The Latest: 14 dead, 162 injured in Indonesia quake

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — The Latest on a strong earthquake on Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The death toll from a strong earthquake that struck Indonesia’s popular tourist island of Lombok has risen to 14, with more than 160 injured. The quake damaged more than 1,000 houses and was felt in nearby Bali, … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  | The Latest: 14 dead, 162 injured in Indonesia quake