The Underappreciated Threat of Volcanic Tsunamis - Scientific American

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:05:30 GMT
The Underappreciated Threat of Volcanic Tsunamis  Scientific American

It's been just over two months since Anak Krakatau, the young volcano growing from the ruins of Indonesia's infamous Krakatau, sent a devastating tsunami ...

Japan on earthquake and tsunami alert after HUGE deep-sea fish found alive by fishermen - Express.co.uk

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan on earthquake and tsunami alert after HUGE deep-sea fish found alive by fishermen  Express.co.uk

JAPAN is on alert for an earthquake or tsunami after two giant deep-sea fish were caught on its coast in what many in the Asian nation regard as a doomsday ...

Jakarta to dish out $800m on tsunami alert systems - The Australian

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Jakarta to dish out $800m on tsunami alert systems  The Australian

Indonesia will spend almost 800 million in the next three years to upgrade its disaster warning systems, following a year in which earthquakes and two tsunamis ...

'We need to lead' - Pāpāmoa councillor on tsunami response planning - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:03:07 GMT
'We need to lead' - Pāpāmoa councillor on tsunami response planning  New Zealand Herald

A Pāpāmoa councillor says Tauranga needs to stop waiting for a national consensus on tsunami warning systems, and just lead. Some projects in the Tauranga ...

Thousands killed as Indonesia devastated by nearly 2,000 natural disasters in 2018 - ABC News

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Thousands killed as Indonesia devastated by nearly 2,000 natural disasters in 2018  ABC News

The Sunda Strait tsunami is among nearly 2000 natural disasters that struck Indonesia in 2018 with the loss of nearly 4000 lives and around three million people ...

Disasters are avoidable - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:25:00 GMT
Disasters are avoidable - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and between two continental plates so we can only accept our fate and be prepared for the worst: earthquakes, ...

Earthquake and Tsunami Warning in Japan? Deep-Sea 'Oarfish' Associated With Bad Omen Sparks Fear - LatestLY

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Earthquake and Tsunami Warning in Japan? Deep-Sea 'Oarfish' Associated With Bad Omen Sparks Fear  LatestLY

While it can be dismissed as just a belief, the people of Japan have experienced the bad spell after spotting the fish in the past. Earthquake and Tsunami ...

Disaster in Indonesia Illustrates Faults in Tsunami Warning Systems - Pacific Standard

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Disaster in Indonesia Illustrates Faults in Tsunami Warning Systems  Pacific Standard

The death toll from the magnitude 7.5 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck near Palu, Indonesia, on Friday evening continues to rise, with several ...

Scientists develop low-cost tsunami warning system that could help prevent future deaths - ABC News

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Scientists develop low-cost tsunami warning system that could help prevent future deaths  ABC News

Adelaide scientists say they have successfully tested a simple, low-cost tsunami warning system in small villages in Vanuatu that could help save lives in regions ...

Indonesia needs a better tsunami warning system - The Asean Post

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia needs a better tsunami warning system  The Asean Post

A proper Tsunami Warning System (TWS) would have helped save lives during two tsunamis which hit Indonesia last year.

New tsunami warnings could get more people to safety - Futurity: Research News

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New tsunami warnings could get more people to safety  Futurity: Research News

"During the Tōhoku earthquake, a lot of people escaped to higher ground, like the roof, but they didn't go high enough."

HMCI tests ability to deal with tsunami on busy day - Cayman News Service

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:57:34 GMT
HMCI tests ability to deal with tsunami on busy day  Cayman News Service

(CNS): Officials from Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) took part in a regional tsunami exercise on Thursday to test how the country could respond to ...

Kobe leads way in fight against natural disasters - Bangkok Post

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kobe leads way in fight against natural disasters  Bangkok Post

Around and around: A spiral staircase at Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art in Kobe, is built as symbol of the Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake in 1995. (Photo by ...

Is the World Ready for the Next Big Tsunami? - Foreign Policy

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is the World Ready for the Next Big Tsunami?  Foreign Policy

The twin earthquake-tsunami disaster in Indonesia late last week raised new questions about how prepared the global system is to react to future events.

Tsunami: Is the Northern Territory's coastline at risk of being hit by a devastating wave? - ABC News

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami: Is the Northern Territory's coastline at risk of being hit by a devastating wave?  ABC News

The Northern Territory coastline sits close to fault lines, and Darwin is not far from Lombok Island in Indonesia, which was recently smashed by a tsunami.

Would a better tsunami warning system have saved lives in Sulawesi? - The Conversation AU

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Would a better tsunami warning system have saved lives in Sulawesi?  The Conversation AU

Local knowledge and awareness of the risks of tsunamis can better prepare people when disaster strikes.

Why the Tsunami in Indonesia Struck Without Warning - The New Yorker

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why the Tsunami in Indonesia Struck Without Warning  The New Yorker

Doug Bock Clark on the tsunami that hit Palu, Indonesia, and the ways in which the government failed to prepare the region to withstand the disaster.

As Indonesia Reels from the Earthquake and Tsunami, Experts Warn of More Deadly Disasters to Come - TIME

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
As Indonesia Reels from the Earthquake and Tsunami, Experts Warn of More Deadly Disasters to Come  TIME

Scientists warn that disasters like the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia's central Sulawesi are becoming more deadly and destructive.

What to do during a tsunami - Free Malaysia Today

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:34 GMT
What to do during a tsunami  Free Malaysia Today

There's nothing like being prepared when a natural tragedy strikes…

Watch the Indonesian tsunami strike during Seventeen's concert - Quartz

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Watch the Indonesian tsunami strike during Seventeen's concert  Quartz

A tsunami struck coastal towns near the Sunda Strait in Indonesia yesterday, killing at least 222 people and injuring more than 800, Indonesia's disaster ...

Tsunami warning for Indonesia, Palau after 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Philippines - PerthNow

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami warning for Indonesia, Palau after 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Philippines  PerthNow

A tsunami warning has been put in place for parts of the Philippines and Indonesia after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit off the Philippine island of Mindanao.

Indonesia's geophysics agency under fire for lifting tsunami warning - The Guardian

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia's geophysics agency under fire for lifting tsunami warning  The Guardian

Warning lifted after 34 minutes, with agency saying it had no data at the town of Palu, where hundreds died.

The Science of Indonesia's Surprise Tsunami Explained - National Geographic

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Science of Indonesia's Surprise Tsunami Explained  National Geographic

Dozens of earthquakes rocked the region, but a tsunami didn't seem imminent. Then the massive waves began crashing in.

Faulty tsunami warning system in Phuket worries locals - The Straits Times

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Faulty tsunami warning system in Phuket worries locals  The Straits Times

PHUKET (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Since a deadly tsunami struck Phuket in 2004, local people have trained their ears to listen to any alerts from ...

Donald Trump's troubled history with Deutsche Bank - The Australian Financial Review

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:42:00 GMT
Donald Trump's troubled history with Deutsche Bank  The Australian Financial Review

As President Donald Trump delivered his inaugural address in 2017, a slight woman with feathered grey hair sat listening, bundled in a hooded white parka in a ...

Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami - Motherboard

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami  Motherboard

When the tsunami arrived on Friday, March 11, 2011, Masaru Sakai sat idling in traffic, en route to deliver a load of oysters. Forty-five minutes earlier, the largest ...

Nature Cursed Indonesia, but It Took Neglect to Make a Disaster - The New York Times

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nature Cursed Indonesia, but It Took Neglect to Make a Disaster  The New York Times

As the city of Palu mourns the dead from an earthquake and tsunami, it is haunted by questions of whether the government could have stemmed the devastation.

Indonesia’s Disaster Politics - Foreign Policy

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia’s Disaster Politics  Foreign Policy

On Sept. 28, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia near the island of Sulawesi. The earthquake was shallow, and the violent shaking destroyed a ...

How The December 2018 Tsunami In Indonesia Took Everyone By Surprise Despite Today's Technology - Forbes

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How The December 2018 Tsunami In Indonesia Took Everyone By Surprise Despite Today's Technology  Forbes

How did everyone get caught completely unaware by the Dec. 2018 tsunami in Indonesia? This question was originally answered on Quora by Kelly Martin.

Indonesia earthquake leaves at least 98 dead in Lombok, Bali as residents flee - ABC News

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia earthquake leaves at least 98 dead in Lombok, Bali as residents flee  ABC News

A strong earthquake has struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 98 people and shaking neighbouring Bali.

Teething necklaces: A pediatrician's warning - KEPR 19

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Teething necklaces: A pediatrician's warning  KEPR 19

Tooth eruption for babies typically begins around six months and symptoms for the teething process can start as early as four months. It may look like a fashion ...

Warren Buffett warns of natural or human-made 'megacatastrophe,' and says our losses will be huge - Business Insider

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Warren Buffett warns of natural or human-made 'megacatastrophe,' and says our losses will be huge  Business Insider

In Warren Buffett's annual letter on Saturday, he warned about the 'The Big One' — a major hurricane, earthquake, or cyber attack that will dwarf Katrina.

Q&A: Designing a better local tsunami warning system - Phys.Org

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Q&A: Designing a better local tsunami warning system  Phys.Org

On a Friday afternoon in the spring of 2011, the Tōhoku-Oki earthquake shook northeastern Japan for six minutes and shifted the country's main island by 8 feet.

Giant Oarfish 'Warning' Of Coming Earthquake And Tsunami Is More Myth Than Science - Forbes

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Giant Oarfish 'Warning' Of Coming Earthquake And Tsunami Is More Myth Than Science  Forbes

Sightings of giant oarfish reported near seismically active regions caused media to worry about impending earthquake and tsunami, but the belief that those ...

Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami - CNBC

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami  CNBC

Indonesian authorities asked people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed more than 420 people last weekend in a *fresh* warning issued on the ...

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Indonesia - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Indonesia  Aljazeera.com

A powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's central island of Sumbawa, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate ...

Flinders University’s new tsunami warning system which could save thousands of lives - The Advertiser

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Flinders University’s new tsunami warning system which could save thousands of lives  The Advertiser

A FLINDERS University academic has created a disaster warning system he says could be rolled out at a fraction of the cost of traditional technology, potentially ...

Tsunami hazard and its challenges for preparedness - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami hazard and its challenges for preparedness - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Three major disasters in 2018 taught some painful lessons about the challenges of tsunami preparedness and early warning in Indonesia.

New tsunami warnings in Indonesia - PerthNow

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New tsunami warnings in Indonesia  PerthNow

Persistent rain in Indonesia's tsunami disaster area jeopardises the spread of food and water supplies.

Sightings of oarfish put Japanese on alert for earthquake, tsunami - AsiaOne

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sightings of oarfish put Japanese on alert for earthquake, tsunami  AsiaOne

Japan's social media has gone into nervous overdrive following the discovery of a number of deep-sea fish traditionally thought to be harbingers of natural ...

Being Prepared for a Tsunami - Nippon.com

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Being Prepared for a Tsunami  Nippon.com

Japan is highly susceptible to earthquakes and tsunamis. If you've ever been in Japan during a quake, you might have seen or heard messages like “There is no ...

What disasters reveal about mental-health care - The Economist

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
What disasters reveal about mental-health care  The Economist

AT JABAL AMMAN mental-health clinic, perched atop a hill in the old town of Jordan's capital, Walaa Etawi, the manager, and her colleagues list the countries ...

A bigger, stronger earthquake is in the offing New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes - Down To Earth Magazine

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A bigger, stronger earthquake is in the offing New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes  Down To Earth Magazine

New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes in turn trigger giant Himalayan earthquakes.

Tsunami could hit Australia: Experts warn of 60m high wave - The Advertiser

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami could hit Australia: Experts warn of 60m high wave  The Advertiser

WHILE Australia is seen as a nation largely immune from the risks of earthquakes, experts have revealed that Australia is susceptible to a devastating tsunami.

'It was anarchy': back-to-back earthquakes rock Anchorage - The Guardian

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
'It was anarchy': back-to-back earthquakes rock Anchorage  The Guardian

The earthquakes, measuring 7.0 and 5.8, triggered a tsunami warning but no deaths or injuries were reported. Associated Press in Anchorage. Fri 30 Nov 2018 ...

Extent of damage unfolds after deadly Indonesia tsunami – video - The Guardian

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Extent of damage unfolds after deadly Indonesia tsunami – video  The Guardian

Residents of Indonesia's Sunda Strait pick their way through debris after a deadly tsunami struck tourist beaches and coastal areas on Saturday night.

New Real-Time Tsunami Early Warning System Calculates Size and Distance Using Underwater Sound Waves - Scientific American

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New Real-Time Tsunami Early Warning System Calculates Size and Distance Using Underwater Sound Waves  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

Cyclone Idai cuts off Mozambique coastal city of Beira - Channel NewsAsia

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 19:05:18 GMT
Cyclone Idai cuts off Mozambique coastal city of Beira  Channel NewsAsia

Tropical cyclone Idai battered Mozambican coastal city Beira on Friday (Mar 15), leaving half a million people virtually cut off after power lines ...

The Anak Krakatau Tsunami, from the Beginning until Now - Scientific American

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Anak Krakatau Tsunami, from the Beginning until Now  Scientific American

There had been warnings that Anak Krakatau, the restless young volcano rising like a phoenix from the remains of its predecessor, was in a particularly ...

India develops 'real time' tsunami prediction system - Mongabay-India

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
India develops 'real time' tsunami prediction system  Mongabay-India

In a major development in India's capability to assess dangers following a tsunami event, the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) ...

5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh but no tsunami warning issued - The Japan Times

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh but no tsunami warning issued  The Japan Times

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's western Aceh province early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of.

Geologists say local communities could help run tsunami warning sensors in Indonesia - The Straits Times

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Geologists say local communities could help run tsunami warning sensors in Indonesia  The Straits Times

JAKARTA - Geologists have urged that communities along the coastal areas facing the Sunda Strait and hit by last month's deadly tsunami, be roped in to run ...

Malaysia's early tsunami warning system sufficient, says deputy minister - New Straits Times

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Malaysia's early tsunami warning system sufficient, says deputy minister  New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: The tsunami warning system installed nationwide is sufficient to give early warning on any such incoming disaster. Deputy Energy, Science ...

A tsunami in California is hard to predict, but experts say it's important to learn the warning signs - uscannenbergmedia.com

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A tsunami in California is hard to predict, but experts say it's important to learn the warning signs  uscannenbergmedia.com

National Tsunami Warning Center senior watchstander Kara Gately said she has not seen a heightened risk of tsunami activity in California, but people should ...

Powerful quake hits off New Caledonia generating small tsunami waves through South Pacific islands - ABC News

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Powerful quake hits off New Caledonia generating small tsunami waves through South Pacific islands  ABC News

An undersea earthquake measured at magnitude 7.1 struck near New Caledonia in the South Pacific, creating small tsunami waves, the Pacific Tsunami ...

Indonesia’s Indigenous Languages Hold the Secrets of Surviving Disaster - Foreign Policy

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia’s Indigenous Languages Hold the Secrets of Surviving Disaster  Foreign Policy

JAKARTA, Indonesia—As the 2004 Indonesian tsunami bore down on the island of Simeulue , near West Aceh, the cries of “Smong! Smong!,” the local word for ...

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Failed early warning systems? - FRANCE 24 English

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Failed early warning systems?  FRANCE 24 English

The failure of early-warning detection systems to function adequately, coupled with a lack of public education about disaster response, likely compounded the ...

Warnings Abounded Before Massive Alaska Landslide and Tsunami - Live Science

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Warnings Abounded Before Massive Alaska Landslide and Tsunami  Live Science

A massive landslide and tsunami that denuded the slopes of an Alaskan fjord could reveal warning signs that could help predict future disasters. In a new paper, ...

Nations Work Together to Size Up Caribbean Tsunami Hazards - Eos

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nations Work Together to Size Up Caribbean Tsunami Hazards  Eos

The Caribbean is known for its tropical beaches and surfing resorts, but it is not exempt from earthquakes and tsunamis. Over the past 500 years, this region may ...

Is India better prepared if a 2004-like tsunami strikes again? - Down To Earth Magazine

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is India better prepared if a 2004-like tsunami strikes again?  Down To Earth Magazine

Next month will mark 14 years since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami killed thousands.

Head of Indonesia's weather agency asked to resign after it was accused of lifting Sulawesi tsunami alert prematurely - The Straits Times

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Head of Indonesia's weather agency asked to resign after it was accused of lifting Sulawesi tsunami alert prematurely  The Straits Times

JAKARTA - The head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) - which has been accused of prematurely ending the tsunami ...

Tsunamis: 26 Little-Known Facts About Mother Nature's Most Powerful Force - TheTravel

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunamis: 26 Little-Known Facts About Mother Nature's Most Powerful Force  TheTravel

Tsunamis are one of nature's most brutal forces. These powerful waves are often generated by strong earthquakes or volcanic eruptions and have the ability to ...

Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise - Nhan Dan Online

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise  Nhan Dan Online

NDO – The standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics, ...

Indonesia Promises New Tsunami Warning System As Rescue Efforts Continue | The Takeaway - WNYC Studios

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia Promises New Tsunami Warning System As Rescue Efforts Continue | The Takeaway  WNYC Studios

Hundreds of people are dead in Indonesia after a tsunami hit the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java over the weekend. The tsunami was ...

The 2004 Tsunami Wiped Away Towns With 'Mind-Boggling' Destruction - History

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The 2004 Tsunami Wiped Away Towns With 'Mind-Boggling' Destruction  History

The tsunami was the deadliest in recorded history, taking 230000 lives in a matter of hours.

CONSUMER ALERT: Alaska's 7.0 earthquake and tsunami warning an alarming reminder about preparation, response and insurance - Monroe Monitor

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
CONSUMER ALERT: Alaska's 7.0 earthquake and tsunami warning an alarming reminder about preparation, response and insurance  Monroe Monitor

Consumer Alert. Alaska's 7.0 earthquake and tsunami warning an alarming reminder about preparation, response and insurance. What To Know. A standard ...

Could Perth be hit by a tsunami? - Community Newspaper Group

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Could Perth be hit by a tsunami?  Community Newspaper Group

PERTH is not immune to the risk of tsunamis with a recently released report finding WA's south west coast could have significant exposure to the phenomenon in ...

2018 is Indonesia's deadliest year in a decade, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
2018 is Indonesia's deadliest year in a decade, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - At least 4231 people died or were declared missing during natural disasters across the Indonesian ...

The worst natural disaster risks facing New Zealand - Noted

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The worst natural disaster risks facing New Zealand  Noted

Natural disaster risks in NZ: What's the risk of a major earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami or wildfire in New Zealand – and how could it play out?

Massive 7.6 quake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia-PTWC - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Massive 7.6 quake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia-PTWC  Thomson Reuters Foundation

Dec 5 (Reuters) - A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Wednesday, said ...

Earth's Magnetic Fields Could Give Lightspeed Warning of Incoming Earthquakes and Tsunamis - Popular Mechanics

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Earth's Magnetic Fields Could Give Lightspeed Warning of Incoming Earthquakes and Tsunamis  Popular Mechanics

Natural disasters leave clues in the Earth's magnetic fields. Two scientists are working to decode them.

Volcano erupts on tsunami-hit island in Indonesia – video - The Guardian

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Volcano erupts on tsunami-hit island in Indonesia – video  The Guardian

The Soputan volcano has erupted just days after a tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, with volcanic ash seen up to 4,000 metres in the air. So far no ...

Indian Ocean tsunami warning system to be tested: UNESCO - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indian Ocean tsunami warning system to be tested: UNESCO - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PARIS, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday announced 24 countries bordering the Indian Ocean ...

Why tsunamis are so difficult to predict - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why tsunamis are so difficult to predict  Christian Science Monitor

In the wake of Indonesia's devastating tsunami, questions have arisen about what could more have been done to save lives. But natural disaster detection and ...

Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesia; no tsunami warning - Business Standard

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesia; no tsunami warning  Business Standard

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early Monday, sending residents running out of their homes, but no tsunami warning was ...

Tsunami from the past shows the need to prepare for the future - South China Morning Post

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tsunami from the past shows the need to prepare for the future  South China Morning Post

Research pointing to the catastrophic damage caused by massive tsunami in the South China Sea almost 1000 years ago highlights why governments cannot ...

At least 373 people are dead in Indonesian tsunami that came without warning - INSIDER

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
At least 373 people are dead in Indonesian tsunami that came without warning  INSIDER

At least 373 people were killed and more than 1,400 are injured after a tsunami struck Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, Indonesian authorities said.

[Exclusive] Tsunami warning sirens in Pantai Luak no longer practical - New Straits Times

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
[Exclusive] Tsunami warning sirens in Pantai Luak no longer practical  New Straits Times

MIRI: The sirens used in the tsunami early warning system in Pantai Luak here is no longer suitable, and should be replaced with a system that utilises the ...

How to survive a tsunami - Popular Science

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How to survive a tsunami  Popular Science

Most people do not survive being swept into a tsunami. But there are a few ways you can protect yourself from these natural disasters. Read on.

It's just a drill - for those in Kodiak, Thursday's tsunami warning siren is to test the system - KTUU.com

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
It's just a drill - for those in Kodiak, Thursday's tsunami warning siren is to test the system  KTUU.com

Residents in Kodiak will experience the loud blaring sound of the tsunami warning siren; but don't worry - it's just a drill.

Indonesia raises volcano threat level for fear of another tsunami – video - The Guardian

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Indonesia raises volcano threat level for fear of another tsunami – video  The Guardian

Indonesia has raised the danger level for an island volcano that triggered a tsunami at the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java.

Is it safe to visit Indonesia? Where to avoid and how to cancel your holiday - The Telegraph

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is it safe to visit Indonesia? Where to avoid and how to cancel your holiday  The Telegraph

Travellers should stay away from the popular paradise Gili Islands and much of northern Lombok because of the threat of devastating aftershocks and weakened ...

Tsunami Threat Never Ends - Government Technology

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tsunami Threat Never Ends  Government Technology

'Unlike hurricanes, a tsunami has no season. It can strike at any time, both day and night, without warning, or little warning.'

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER REPORTS 6.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, NO TSUNAMI THREA - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER REPORTS 6.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, NO TSUNAMI THREA  Thomson Reuters Foundation

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER REPORTS 6.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.

Terrawatch: landslide tsunami lessons from Anak Krakatau | World news - The Guardian

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Terrawatch: landslide tsunami lessons from Anak Krakatau | World news  The Guardian

Tsunami warning systems are in place around Indonesia, but they are tailored to earthquake tsunamis.

Heed nature's tsunami warnings: expert - pna.gov.ph

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Heed nature's tsunami warnings: expert  pna.gov.ph

MANILA -- An expert is urging the public to take notice of nature's warnings about a looming onslaught of tsunami, the series of sea waves that underwater or ...

Aerial footage reveals devastation after deadly Indonesian tsunami – video - The Guardian

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Aerial footage reveals devastation after deadly Indonesian tsunami – video  The Guardian

On Saturday evening, Indonesia was hit by a tsunami that killed at least 430 people. Labuan, a coastal town in Banten province, was inundated, with continuous ...

How Do Scientists Predict Tsunamis? - DCODE by Discovery

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 03:03:56 GMT
How Do Scientists Predict Tsunamis?  DCODE by Discovery

For World Tsunami Awareness Day, we examine how scientists decipher the signs that precipitate a tsunami and what mistakes have been made in the past.

Indonesia: Tsunami - Dec 2018 - ReliefWeb

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 09:19:22 GMT
Indonesia: Tsunami - Dec 2018  ReliefWeb

Humanitarian situation reports, response plans, news, analyses, evaluations, assessments, maps, infographics and more on Indonesia: Tsunami - Dec 2018.

‘Not a straightforward event’: How multiple disasters stunned experts and ravaged a corner of Indonesia - The Washington Post

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
‘Not a straightforward event’: How multiple disasters stunned experts and ravaged a corner of Indonesia  The Washington Post

Buoys to gauge tsunami risks were broken or in the wrong place. Seismologists thought the worst was over when the shaking stopped. And no one imagined soil ...

What is a tsunami and how are they monitored? - ABC Online

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
What is a tsunami and how are they monitored?  ABC Online

Anything that disrupts the sea floor in some way has the potential to generate a tsunami, but they are usually caused by underwater earthquakes. So, why do ...

Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection: Deep neural networks to detect magnetic field anomalies for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis - Science Daily

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection: Deep neural networks to detect magnetic field anomalies for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis  Science Daily

Researchers have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation ...

The Day An Earthquake In America Caused A Tsunami In Japan - Forbes

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Day An Earthquake In America Caused A Tsunami In Japan  Forbes

Long ago Earthquake and Thunder decided to travel south, but they found only a desolate and dry land there. Earthquake was unhappy. "The humans will have ...

In Disaster’s Grip, Again and Again, on Indonesian Island - The New York Times

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
In Disaster’s Grip, Again and Again, on Indonesian Island  The New York Times

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Indonesia's Sulawesi Island struck a place where every kind of catastrophe — natural and man-made — has piled ...

NZ's only killer tsunami: What it means today - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NZ's only killer tsunami: What it means today  New Zealand Herald

150 years ago, NZ's only documented fatal tsunami hit. What can we learn from it today?

Explainer: after an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen? - The Conversation AU

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Explainer: after an earthquake, how does a tsunami happen?  The Conversation AU

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Mexico on 8 September 2017. Fortunately, initial fears of a damaging tsunami hitting the coastline now appear ...

Indonesia Faces Long Road to Recovery After Earthquake and Tsunami Claim 2,000 Lives - Gizmodo

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indonesia Faces Long Road to Recovery After Earthquake and Tsunami Claim 2,000 Lives  Gizmodo

Indonesia is reeling from a series of geologically-triggered disasters. While it was still assessing the fallout from August's deadly Lombok earthquake, a major ...

Three apps to warn travellers of natural disasters – how good are they? - South China Morning Post

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Three apps to warn travellers of natural disasters – how good are they?  South China Morning Post

From volcanic eruptions and earthquakes to hurricanes and tsunami, these handy apps will give you the information you need, wherever you are.

Will Indonesia Be Ready for the Next Tsunami? - National Geographic

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Will Indonesia Be Ready for the Next Tsunami?  National Geographic

More than a decade ago, one of the deadliest natural disasters in history killed 227,898 people in 14 countries around the Indian Ocean—nearly 170,000 of ...

Cyprus at low risk of tsunamis, but still prepared - Cyprus Mail

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cyprus at low risk of tsunamis, but still prepared  Cyprus Mail

Cyprus has made arrangements to receive timely warning in cases of tsunamis, authorities said on Monday. Even though they are not as common in the ...