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Indonesia: 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Island Nation; ‘No Tsunami Threat’

Dec 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia was hit by powerful earthquake of 7.3 magnitude that had raised fears of Tsunami across the island nation. However, the country’s officials have said the earlier earthquake ‘no longer has a tsunami potential’.

Alaska Hit By 8.2M Earthquake, Tsunami Watch Issued In Hawaii

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center listed the magnitude as 8.1 and said that an investigation is underway to determine if there is a tsunami threat to Hawaii

Pacific Quake Sets Off Tsunami, Threat Lifts In New Zealand

The agency issued a tsunami warning for American Samoa but then downgraded it to an advisory.

Strong Earthquake Of 7.1 Magnitude Strikes Japan's Northeastern Coast

Feb 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The tremors of the quake which was centered about 60 kilometres (37 miles) beneath the ocean bed, were felt in Tokyo to the southwest.

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Strikes New Zealand; Tsunami Alert Issued

The US Tsunami Warning Center issued warnings of possible tsunami waves ranging from 0.3 to 1 meters (1 to 3.3 feet) for Vanuatu and Fiji.

31 October, 2020

Death Toll Reaches 27, More Than 800 Injured In Quake-Hit Turkey

Associated Press (AP)

Around 100 people have been rescued since the earthquake with 5,000 rescue personnel working on the ground: Reports

30 October, 2020

Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake In Turkey, Greece Triggers Tsunami; 14 Killed, Over 200 Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

Greek public television said the quake also caused a mini-tsunami on the eastern Aegean Sea island of Samos, damaging buildings.

20 October, 2020

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake In Alaska Triggers Tsunami Warning

Associated Press (AP)

The quake was felt widely in communities along the southern coast, including Sand Point, Chignik, Unalaska and the Kenai Peninsula, according to the Alaska Earthquake Centre.

22 July, 2020

Powerful 7.8 Earthquake Hits Alaska Seas, Tsunami Warning Issued

Associated Press (AP)

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Tuesday and had a depth of 6 miles south-southeast of Perryville, Alaska.

24 June, 2019

7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia, No Tsunami Threats Issued

Outlook Web Bureau

The quake hit at a depth of 208 kilometres south of Ambon island in the Banda Sea at 11:53 local time.

10 May, 2019

Twin Quakes Strike Japan, No Tsunami Warning Issued

Outlook Web Bureau

There were no reports of any casualties, injuries or damage to property.


30 December, 2018

Govt Plans To Erect Sea Wall In Andamans: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said his government was working to ensure that no corner of the country and its people is deprived of development.

29 December, 2018

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines, Tsunami Alert Issued

Outlook Web Bureau

A major 7.2 magnitude earthquake has hit off south Philippines, the US Geological Survey reported. Hazardous tsunami waves reported possible in Philippines and Indonesia.

25 December, 2018

No Clean Water, Shortage Of Medicine: Sick, Hungry Indonesia Tsunami Survivors Cram Shelters

Outlook Web Bureau

The vast archipelago nation is one of the most disaster-hit nations on Earth due to its position straddling the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, where tectonic plates collide.

25 December, 2018

Indonesia Tsunami: Sombre Christmas Eve At Church Near Disaster Site

Outlook Web Bureau

The death toll had climbed to 373 late Monday with more than 1,400 people injured and at least 128 missing after the tsunami slammed into western Java.

25 December, 2018

Indonesia Tsunami: Death Toll Reaches 373, Officials Warn Of More Deadly Waves In Coming Days

Outlook Web Bureau

Residents along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait coast were warned on Monday to avoid beaches for at least two days for fear that volcanic activity could generate another powerful tsunami.

24 December, 2018

Earthquakes To Tsunamis: Major Natural Disasters That Hit Indonesia Since 2004

Outlook Web Bureau

On average, at least one major natural disaster has occurred in Indonesia every month since the 2004 tsunami, including earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and events caused by climate change.


24 December, 2018

281 Killed, Over 800 Injured In Indonesia Tsunami Set Off By Volcano

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, there was no warning of the advancing wave that struck on Saturday around 9.30 p.m.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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