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Undersea quake of 5.7 magnitude strikes Indonesia's Bali, causes damage to homes, temples; no threat of tsunami
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Undersea quake of 5.7 magnitude strikes Indonesia's Bali, causes damage to homes, temples; no threat of tsunami

Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific 'Ring of Fire.'

Toll from Indonesia flash floods rises to 89; over 6,800 evacuated to temporary shelters in country's Papua province
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Toll from Indonesia flash floods rises to 89; over 6,800 evacuated to temporary shelters in country's Papua province

The government has issued a 14-day state of emergency in Papua, which shares a border with independent Papua New Guinea on an island just north of Australia

Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll climbs to 373; rescue teams continue hunt for survivors, haul debris around Sunda Strait
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Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll climbs to 373; rescue teams continue hunt for survivors, haul debris around Sunda Strait

Indonesia's disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho gave an updated toll late Monday. He said, "Some 1,459 people were injured with another 128 missing."

Indonesia earthquake: Extent of damage on Sulawesi island to become clearer as rescuers move into remote areas
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Indonesia earthquake: Extent of damage on Sulawesi island to become clearer as rescuers move into remote areas

The extent of the devastation caused by an earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi should become clearer on Tuesday, as rescuers push into remote areas that have been out of contact for more than three days.

String of disasters causes severe damage to economy, lives in Asia; Indonesia earthquake to affect 1.6 million people
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String of disasters causes severe damage to economy, lives in Asia; Indonesia earthquake to affect 1.6 million people

A recent string of natural disasters, the latest a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, have exacted a severe toll both in economic damage and human lives throughout Asia. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, or UNISDR, says up to 1.6 million people could be affected by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and the tsunami it created Friday in a central region of Sulawesi island.

Earthquake, tsunami hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island: Toll rises to 384 in Palu; UN says ready to provide required support
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Earthquake, tsunami hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island: Toll rises to 384 in Palu; UN says ready to provide required support

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said 384 people have died in the hard-hit city of Palu alone.

Lombok earthquake: Indonesia disaster management agency puts toll at 555; 390,000 remain displaced
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Lombok earthquake: Indonesia disaster management agency puts toll at 555; 390,000 remain displaced

The spokesperson for Indonesia's disaster management agency said that troops have been sent to hard-to-reach villages in Lombok, where aid is provided on foot.

Five dead in Indonesia after multiple earthquakes rock Lombok island days after quakes in region killed 500
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Five dead in Indonesia after multiple earthquakes rock Lombok island days after quakes in region killed 500

Multiple earthquakes — including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor — have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least five people and setting off fresh waves of panic.

Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude rocks Indonesia's Lombok island; no casualties or damage reported
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Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude rocks Indonesia's Lombok island; no casualties or damage reported

A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok on Sunday, two weeks after a quake killed more than 480 people on the island

Lombok earthquake: Over 430 dead, 3 lakh displaced after 7.0-magnitude quake jolts Indonesian island
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Lombok earthquake: Over 430 dead, 3 lakh displaced after 7.0-magnitude quake jolts Indonesian island

Over 430 people are killed and 3.50 lakh are displaced after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Lombok

Lombok earthquake: Aftershocks hit Indonesia as toll goes over 300, complicate rescue efforts
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Lombok earthquake: Aftershocks hit Indonesia as toll goes over 300, complicate rescue efforts

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake Sunday levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques, and businesses across Lombok, with relief agencies only just starting to reach survivors in some of the worst-hit areas four days later. "

Lombok earthquake: Indonesian island hit by 5.9-magnitude quake four days after another one killed 160
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Lombok earthquake: Indonesian island hit by 5.9-magnitude quake four days after another one killed 160

A strong aftershock struck Indonesia's Lombok on Thursday, causing panic among evacuees sheltering after a devastating earthquake killed more than 160 on the holiday island four days earlier.

Facebook apologises for decorating Lombok earthquake posts with balloons, confetti
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Facebook apologises for decorating Lombok earthquake posts with balloons, confetti

Many people on the island have been using Facebook’s Safety Check feature — launched in 2014.

Toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 131; rescuers intensify efforts to find people buried under rubble
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Toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 131; rescuers intensify efforts to find people buried under rubble

Volunteers and rescue personnel in Indonesia have set up temporary shelters for the thousands left homeless in Lombok by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake.

More than 70,000 left homeless after deadly earthquake in Indonesia's Lombok; 105 killed, more feared dead
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More than 70,000 left homeless after deadly earthquake in Indonesia's Lombok; 105 killed, more feared dead

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake killed at least 105 people and triggered panic among locals and tourists on Lombok on Sunday, just a week after another tremor surged through the holiday island and killed 17.

UN chief expresses sadness about Lombok earthquake devastation, says rescue and relief efforts to be deployed if required
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UN chief expresses sadness about Lombok earthquake devastation, says rescue and relief efforts to be deployed if required

The most recent quake in Lombok came a week after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the same area, which left more hundreds displaced, injured, and dead.

Toll in Lombok earthquake rises to 98; Indonesia's disaster management authority says figure likely to increase
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Toll in Lombok earthquake rises to 98; Indonesia's disaster management authority says figure likely to increase

A powerful earthquake flattened houses and toppled bridges on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 98 people and shaking neighboring Bali

Lombok earthquake: Rescuers race to evacuate tourists in Indonesia as toll reaches 91
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Lombok earthquake: Rescuers race to evacuate tourists in Indonesia as toll reaches 91

Rescuers evacuated tourists in Indonesia's Lombok as the earthquake claimed 91 lives and demolished thousands of buildings

Lombok earthquake: At least 82 dead and hundreds more injured after 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesian island
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Lombok earthquake: At least 82 dead and hundreds more injured after 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesian island

An earthquake of 7 magnitude struck Indonesia's Lombak on Sunday, killing 37 and injuring dozens others

At least 19 killed in Indonesia as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Lombok island, tsunami warning withdrawn
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At least 19 killed in Indonesia as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Lombok island, tsunami warning withdrawn

A major earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday killed at least 19 people, injured dozens and damaged buildings, officials said.