Tag Archives: Indonesian Earthquake 2010

5.8 Earthquake Hits Yogyakarta

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Yogyakarta at about 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said. According to the agency better known as BMKG, the epicenter was 16 kilometers deep and located at 140 kilometers southeast of

5.4 Quake off Java: No Tsunami

JAKARTA, Dec. 7, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) — A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit off Indonesia’s Central Java province on early Tuesday at 01:53 a.m. local time (1853 GMT on Monday), the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics

Big Earthquake Below Sumatra

Deep powerful but probably harmless earthquake happened 30 minutes ago at 4:55 AM. The earthquake will probably wake up a lot of people. Epicenter near Tembusai Utara. 87 km SE Padang sidempuan (pop 100,561).

5.9 Quake Hits Indonesia No Tsunami

A strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northern Papua in Indonesia on Tuesday but there were no immediate reports of damage, the US Geological Survey said. No tsunami warning was issued.

Mount Merapi Erupts Again

SLEMAN (Indonesia) – INDONESIA’S Mount Merapi volcano erupted again on Thursday, blasting vast ash clouds into the sky and unleashing jets of searing gas, two days after an initial eruption killed at least 34 people. There were no immediate reports

Another Big Quake Hits Indonesia

(AFP) – An earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and 6.2 according to local meteorologists hit off Indonesia’s North Maluku province Friday. The quake struck at a depth of 68 miles around 12:43 p.m., northeast