06 Sep '11, 12am

Strong quake hits west Indonesia; at least 1 dead

Strong quake hits west Indonesia; at least 1 dead

Aceh was devastated when a 9.1-magnitude quake off Sumatra in December 2004 triggered a huge tsunami which killed more than 220,000 people. -- ST PHOTO: CHUA CHIN HON JAKARTA (AP) - A powerful earthquake jolted western Indonesia early on Tuesday, killing three people and sending panicked residents fleeing from homes, hotels and even a hospital. The magnitude-6.6 quake hit about 1am (1800 GMT Monday, 2am Singapore time), waking people in towns and villages across Sumatra island's northern tip. It was centered 100km south-west of the city of Medan and 110km beneath the earth's crust, according to the US Geological Survey. It was too far inland to generate a tsunami. Maura Sakti, a mayor in Subulussalam, told local station TVOne a 12-year-old boy had been killed. At least one other person was injured. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comme...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/SEAsia/Story/STI...

Tweets

OMG earthquake at SUMATERA!!!!!!

eforericyong.blogspot.com 06 Sep '11, 1am

An earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sumatra island early Tuesday, killing at least one person, officials said. The quake stru...

#Asia #Pacific #News 6.6-magnitude quake hits I...

channelnewsasia.com 05 Sep '11, 7pm

JAKARTA: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit the northern part of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday, the US Geological Surv...

Build A Strong Team Using The 3 P's

Build A Strong Team Using The 3 P's

searchenginepeople.com 05 Sep '11, 6pm

Finally, none of this will be any good unless your new team member produces the right results for you. Unfortunately some ...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Panama

straitstimes.com 05 Sep '11, 1pm

PANAMA CITY (REUTERS) - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck western Panama near the border of Costa Rica on Monday, about 21...

Strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake hits East Timor

Strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake hits East Timor

straitstimes.com 30 Aug '11, 7am

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck deep beneath the seabed near East Timor on Tuesday but no tsunami warning was i...

chienteng.com » Blog Archive » People mountain, people sea.

chienteng.com » Blog Archive » People mountain,...

chienteng.com 11 Sep '11, 7am

One day was spent at Ocean’s Park (much to the contentment of my little brothers and much to the dismay of my parents :p),...

Indonesia's inflation rises in August

Indonesia's inflation rises in August

channelnewsasia.com 05 Sep '11, 9am

JAKARTA - Inflation in Indonesia accelerated in August due partly to higher gold, food and transport prices in the Muslim ...

Park West up for en bloc

channelnewsasia.com 06 Sep '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: Park West, a prime residential site at Jalan Lempeng, is up for en bloc at an indicative price of S$803 million...

At least 6 dead, 20 missing after Typhoon Talas dumps heavy rain on Japan

At least 6 dead, 20 missing after Typhoon Talas...

straitstimes.com 03 Sep '11, 5am

Typhoon Talas slammed into western Japan from the Pacific on Saturday bringing heavy rain and fierce winds and leaving at ...

7.1-magnitude quake hits Alaska, local tsunami ...

channelnewsasia.com 02 Sep '11, 11am

WASHINGTON - A major 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Alaska's Aleutian Islands early Friday, triggering a tsunami warning ...

7.1 quake hits Alaska, local tsunami warning issued but no threat of a 'widespread destructive tsunami'

7.1 quake hits Alaska, local tsunami warning is...

straitstimes.com 02 Sep '11, 11am

A major 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Alaska's Aleutian Islands early on Friday, triggering a tsunami warning for the re...