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TANJUNG, Indonesia | Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by deadly quake

TANJUNG, Indonesia  — Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches). Using satellite images of Lombok from the days following the Aug. 5 quake, scientists from NASA and the California Institute of Technology’s joint rapid imaging project measured … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by deadly quake

TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

TANJUNG, Indonesia — On Indonesia’s earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities. Villagers in Tanjung district prayed in a field Friday in front of their … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

TANJUNG, Indonesia | Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

TANJUNG, Indonesia  — The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes topped 300. The strong aftershock, measured at magnitude 5.9 by the U.S. Geological Survey, caused panic, damage to buildings, landslides and … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

TANJUNG, Indonesia | Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 220

TANJUNG, Indonesia  — The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as an official said the death toll from an earlier quake had topped 220. The strong aftershock, measured at magnitude 5.9 by the U.S. Geological Survey, caused panic and damage. It was centered … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 220

TANJUNG, Indonesia | Indonesia struggles to recover quake’s dead, help the living

TANJUNG, Indonesia  — The rescue team had done everything it could to locate the body of the man, who had been killed instantly when a massive earthquake collapsed his home Sunday night on the Indonesian island of Lombok. They used hacksaws to cut a square into concrete wall. They used crowbars and dogs and a … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Indonesia struggles to recover quake’s dead, help the living

TANJUNG, Indonesia | In quake-hit Indonesia, a challenge to recover the dead

TANJUNG, Indonesia— The rescue team had done everything it could to locate the body of man, who had been killed instantly when a massive earthquake collapsed his home Sunday night on the Indonesian island of Lombok. They used hacksaws to cut a square into concrete wall. They used crowbars and dogs and a power drill. … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | In quake-hit Indonesia, a challenge to recover the dead