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Nation 15 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sumatra quake tremors felt in Malaysia

Two earthquakes hit Sumatra Saturday, with the stronger measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale recorded in West Sumatra at about 1.05pm, but there was no threat of a tsunami.

World 07 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Bomb, guns found in Sumatra

Jakarta: A black suitcase containing explosive material, assembled guns, magazines for SS1 and FNX 45 weapons, bullets and cable reels, was found in Binjai, north Sumatra, just three days after President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo visited the city.

Nation 11 Feb 2014 | 1:38 PM

Haze: More Sumatra hotspots detected

PEKANBARU, Riau: The Terra and Aqua Satellite detected 297 hotspots of forest fires on Sumatra Island on Tuesday morning, a significant increase from 62 the previous day.

World 19 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia to put 3rd tsunami buoy off Sumatra

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will install a third tsunami detection buoy off the coast of earthquake-prone Sumatra, an official said on Wednesday, after a strong quake killed more than 20 people and damaged thousands of homes there last week.

World 13 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

FACTBOX - Sumatra quake tops magnitude 8 -- what does this mean?

REUTERS - A magnitude 8.4 earthquake that hit South Sumatra on Wednesday is the largest of four of magnitude 8 or above that have hit worldwide in 2007, and the most powerful to hit Indonesia since the magnitude 8.6

World 09 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Anger turns to despair for quake survivors in Sumatra

BUKIT TINGGI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Living in a squalid tent following earthquakes in Indonesia's Sumatra, Seri Hartati says she may be forced to beg to feed her five children with no signs of financial help from the government.

World 09 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Anger turns to despair for quake survivors in Sumatra

BUKIT TINGGI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Living in a squalid tent following earthquakes in Indonesia's Sumatra, Seri Hartati says she may be forced to beg to feed her five children with no signs of financial help from the government.

World 09 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Anger turns to despair for quake survivors in Sumatra

BUKIT TINGGI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Living in a squalid tent following earthquakes in Indonesia's Sumatra, Seri Hartati says she may be forced to beg to feed her five children with no signs of financial help from the government.

Nation 27 Aug 2013 | 10:29 AM

Marked increase in hotspots in Sumatra

PETALING JAYA: There has been a marked increase in hotspots in Sumatra, with the latest number being 488, of which 267 are in the Riau province and 66 in South Sumatra.

World 02 Mar 2016 | 9:33 PM

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after big Sumatra quake

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia issued a tsunami warning for West Sumatra, North Sumatra and Aceh after a powerful and shallow earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, the National Meteorolgical Agency said.