Two big earthquakes that struck off the Indonesian province of Aceh on Wednesday caused the deaths of five people - three from heart attacks and two from shock, disaster officials say. They have expressed relief over the low casualty figures; 70,000 people died in the 2004 tsunami in Aceh.However the chaos caused by the 8.6 and 8.3 magnitude quakes enabled about 49 inmates to escape from prison.
One person was killed and seven were injured Tuesday when an earthquake hit the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, CNN reported, citing a government agency.The 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck 37 kilometers (23 miles) under Aceh provinc... Read Post
A earthquake has struck Afghanistan causing a massive landslide. The combination of both disasters has caused about 100 deaths, says officials. Monday’s earthquake in northern Afghanistan has turned into more of a recovery than a re... Read Post