Mentawai earthquake rocked 7,2 scale richer
Mentawai Islands earthquake rocked back. This time a magnitude 5 earthquake on the Richter Scale (SR) and no potential to cause tsunami waves. Epicenter located at 99.74 3:59 LS-BT or 89 kilometers southwest of South Pagai and 105 kilometers southwest of North Pagai, Mentawai, West Sumatra.
Indonesia volcano erupts for about 7 minutes
Indonesia’s Mount Merapi volcano erupted again Wednesday morning, loudly sending an ash cloud into the air, a government volcanologist said.
Two killed in Serbia earthquake
Two people were killed and around 100 were injured when a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck central Serbia overnight, the Ministry of Internal Affairs said Wednesday. The earthquake happened at 1:56 a.m. (just before 9 p.m. ET). The epicenter was near the city of Kraljevo, about 80 miles south of the capital, Belgrade.
More than 100 dead in suspected cholera outbreak in Haiti
An outbreak of severe diarrhoea has killed at least 135 people in rural central Haiti and left sick hundreds more, who overwhelmed a crowded hospital on Thursday seeking treatment. Health workers suspected the disease was cholera, but were awaiting tests.
Flooding kills 30 in Central Vietnam
Authorities say severe flooding in central Vietnam has killed at least 30 people and left many more missing, including at least 13 whose bus was swept away by a torrent.