Posts Tagged ‘Sumatra’

8.2 Indonsesia quake aftershock triggers new tsunami warning – RT

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012

Indonesia’s Geophysical Agency says a strong aftershock measuring 8.2 magnitude has hit off the Sumatra province of Aceh. A new tsunami warning has been issued. Read more…

M 8.7 quake hits off Sumatra

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012


A magnitude-8.6 earthquake has struck off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Read more…

Indonesia:1 killed, 3 missing as about 5,000 flee floods in West Sumatra

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

JAKARTA, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — Floods in West Sumatra, Indonesia have left one person dead and 3 missing and forced more than 5,000 people to leave their homes, an official said on Thursday. Read more…

Japan:Indian Ocean tsunami warning system launched

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 12,2011

A tsunami warning system for countries on the Indian Ocean has been launched 7 years after the region was devastated by a tsunami.

24 countries took part in a drill on Wednesday to relay tsunami information in Read more…

Japan quake magnitude raised to 9.0 -NHK

Sunday, March 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 13,2011.

Japan’s Meteorological Agency says the magnitude of Friday’s earthquake that hit the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan was 9.0 instead of 8.8 as earlier announced. Read more…