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.
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
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