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Reassessment of the 1907 Sumatra "Tsunami Earthquake" Based on Macroseismic, Seismological, and Tsunami Observations, and Modeling

Archaeological evidence that a late 14th-century tsunami devastated the coast of northern Sumatra and redirected history

In subduction zones, the greatest hazard from earthquakes often comes from tsunami waves. However, models linking earthquake slip to tsunamis often fit data poorly (e.g.

Professor Kerry Sieh Shares his Insights on Indonesia’s Shattered Paradise, Lombok

On 29 July 2018, Lombok was struck by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, killing 20 people. A week later, an even stronger earthquake of magnitude 6.9 devasted the island. Strong aftershocks continued to rock the Indonesian island, quickly transforming the popular tourist paradise into “hell on earth”.

A Singaporean Survivor's Tale of the Lombok Earthquakes

On Sunday (29 July 2018), I learnt about the strong 6.4-magnitude (M) earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia. As we have friends living there, I wanted to visit to see what aid we could organise for the people there. So my husband and I went to Lombok with some friends, and we linked up with other humanitarian aid groups to visit the Sembalun area, which is about 1,000 metres above sea level, at the foothills of Mount Rinjani, one of the most scenic volcanoes in the world.

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