World Aug 19

A landslide is seen after an earthquake in Lombok
Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia’s Lombok island

Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

World Aug 10

A man holds his child as he walks through the ruins of their house at Kayangan district after earthquake hit on Sunday in North Lombok, Indonesia, August 7, 2018. Photo by Beawiharta/Reuters.
After Indonesia earthquake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

Seismic activity is commonplace across the Indonesian archipelago, which is home to more active volcanoes than anywhere else on Earth. The country straddles the so-called "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines that stretch across the Pacific…

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