Indonesia tsunami - BMKG counters critics of tsunami warning

Excerpt of an article in the Jakarta Globe Earthquake report, who followed all actions from the very beginning,  supports BMKG in his response to these critics. People living near the Sea and Oceans should immediately evacuate to higher ground when  they feel the earthquake happening  (like in … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami - latest news (3)

As our initial "latest news" article was getting too long, and as this event will certainly continue to add more news, we have decided to start another "latest news 3" article. Besides the most important earthquake data, also breaking news will be posted here. This update page will put breaking … [Read more...]

Indonesia tsunami - A video animation how it happened

During quiet times in between earthquakes (interseismic periods), the oceanic crust is slowly pulled under the continental crust (at about 2 inches/year, the speed fingernails grow). There are places where the plates stick together (locked) and places where they don't (creeping). At locked … [Read more...]

Indonesia tsunami - Video footage from Australian surfers who survived tsunami

The footage comes from an Australian TV station and went on the screen about 2 days after the tsunami. The number of casualties are no longer true. Please go to our Latest news page 3 to see the updated numbers. Our only hope for live video recordings from the tsunami is hereby vanished, as these … [Read more...]

Indonesia massive M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami - latest news (2)

As our initial "latest news" article was getting too long, and as this event will certainly continue to add more news, we have decided to start another "latest news 2" article. Besides the most important earthquake data, also breaking news will be posted here. This update page will put breaking … [Read more...]

Indonesia tsunami - Videos of the massive earthquakes of 2007 and 2009 in the same area

Unfortunately we have not yet seen any video footage on the October 25 Mentawai / Pagai tsunami or the damage on the scene. More than 2 days after the tsunami struck, the available information is very limited. Although the Mentawai islands were at high risk during recent years, none or very limited … [Read more...]

Indonesia tsunami - 166 people killed by tsunami - urgent additional aid needed

VIVAnews, a well informed local news source in Indonesia just published new information on the Mentawai / Pagai tsunami. Although there are conflicting numbers depending on the source, the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) just reported 166 people confirmed killed by the tsunamis. Hamlet … [Read more...]

Indonesia tsunami - dead toll is rising to 152 - 400 people still missing

October 27 - 07:46 UTC UPDATE Xinhua news reports that the dead toll has gone up to 152 people confirmed killed by the Tsunami and 400 still missing.  15 people were reported as seriously injured. SAR teams have reported that 3 elementary schools, one junior high school, five worship houses and … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list October 27, 2010

M 5.3      2010/10/28 02:22    Depth 9.9 km      GULF OF CALIFORNIA October 27, 2010 at 08:22 PM at epicenter Epicenter on the fault line who is more than 2 weeks very active. At a safe distance of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico Send an "earthquake experience report" for … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 14, 2010

M 5.9      2010/09/14 23:32    Depth 36.0 km     ISLAS MARIAS REGION, NAYARIT, MEXICO Click on this link for an extensive earthquake report M 4.5      2010/09/14 15:13    Depth 56.3 km     NEAR THE COAST OF IRAN JAYA, INDONESIA Light earthquake at a safe depth. M 4.6     … [Read more...]