Earthquake-spawned tsunami leaves path of death in Indonesia

World 09/29/18, 09:06

The sun had just slipped behind the mountains, in what could have been a postcard from a tropical paradise, except for the long white wave stretching the width of the bay — getting larger and closer with each second.A man surveys the damage following earthquakes and a tsunami in Palu, ...

Photos: Indonesia 7.5 magnitude earthquake caused nearly 400 dead

World 09/29/18, 00:53

Indonesia's disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says four hospitals in the earthquake and tsunami stricken city of Palu in Sulawesi have reported nearly 400 deaths. He told a news conference Saturday that hospitals in the city are also treating several hundred injured and many victims still remain uncounted. A tsunami triggered ...

Update: President orders gov’t help for Indonesia quake

World 09/28/18, 23:39

The Latest on a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia (all times local):10 a.m.Indonesia's president says he instructed the security minister to coordinate the government's response to a quake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi.A man stands amid the damage caused by a tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, ...

Indonesian earthquake and tsunami left many victims

World 09/28/18, 21:59

An Indonesian official says the earthquake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi left many victims, as rescuers raced to the region.Disaster officials haven't released an official death toll but reports from three hospitals seen Saturday by The Associated Press listed 18 dead.Earthquake-affected patients are treated at a makeshift hospital in ...

Powerful quakes rock Sulawesi in Indonesia, destroying homes

World 09/28/18, 06:48

Powerful earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, destroying houses and killing at least one person. An official said widespread damage was expected and urged people to stay outdoors because of the danger of strong aftershocks.The U.S. Geological Survey said the strongest quake had a magnitude of 7.5 ...

Indonesia earthquake: Massive 7.7 tremor sparks tsunami warnings

World 09/28/18, 06:42

The massive earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude hit Indonesia today after a 6.1 tremor overnight, triggering a tsunami warning. The huge 7.7 magnitude quake was recorded near the island of Sulawesi, east of Borneo, the US Geological Survey said. An earlier quake destroyed some houses, killing one person and injuring at least 10, authorities ...

Update: Indonesia says Sulawesi quake caused tsunami

World 09/28/18, 06:37

The Latest on a powerful earthquake that rocked central Sulawesi in Indonesia (all times local):8:10 p.mA spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics agency says a powerful Sulawesi earthquake caused a tsunami, apparently after the agency lifted a tsunami warning.Hary Tirto Djatmiko confirmed to The Associated Press that a tsunami occurred. He said ...

Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

America 09/18/18, 00:15

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states.

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