Tsunami

Indonesia soldier walks near debris at a tsunami-ravaged area in Carita, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP Photo
December 26, 2018 - 8:18 am
By Niniek Karmini, Associated Press CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities asked people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed at least 430 people last weekend in a fresh warning issued on the anniversary of the catastrophic 2004 Asian earthquake and tsunami. The big...
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People run in panic on a street in Sumur village, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP Photo
December 25, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By Niniek Karmini, Associated Press SUMUR, Indonesia (AP) — Panicked residents, police and soldiers in this remote fishing village clobbered by a devastating weekend tsunami ran to higher ground Tuesday, shouting "Water is coming! Water is coming!" and reciting verses from the Quran as emergency...
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A rescue team walks near an audio mixer damaged by a tsunami at Tanjung Lesung beach resorts Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP
December 24, 2018 - 9:34 pm
TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — As the white strobe lights flashed hypnotically, the band's lead singer screamed into the crowd: "We are! We are Seventeen! Seventeen!" He then let loose with a long note as the guitarist wailed behind him. Some in the audience clapped as they sat at beachside...
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A tsunami survivor sits on a pice of debris as she salvages items from the location of her house in Sumur, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.
Fauzy Chaniago/AP Photo
December 24, 2018 - 7:02 am
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. ___ TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Body bags were laid out along the shattered coastline as Indonesian authorities stepped up efforts to collect the dead and save the injured Monday in the aftermath of a tsunami that was apparently triggered by a volcanic eruption. The death...
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Residents inspect a house damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
AP Photo
December 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — An eruption of one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed at least 222 people in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend. The waves smashed onto beaches at night without warning, ripping houses and hotels from...
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Anchorage, Alaska
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November 30, 2018 - 1:45 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CBS News) — A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage, prompting people to run out of offices and seek shelter under office desks. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was centered about 7 miles north of Alaska's largest city...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, photo, a child recovers after his left hand was amputated after being injured in the massive earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi Indonesia.
AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana
October 03, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Stephen Wright, Associated Press PALU, Indonesia (AP) — For some who survived the massive earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week, the memories and the horror of experiencing a disaster that has left more than 1,400 people dead are both hard to erase and understand...
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A man walks on a heavily damaged street due to the earthquake in Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
October 02, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami that decimated parts of the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi jumped to more than 1,200 on Tuesday as disaster officials began reaching coastal areas that were cut off by...
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AP Photo/Chandra
September 30, 2018 - 11:00 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise. With the area largely cut off by damaged roads and downed...
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Bouy
Ian Bush
May 16, 2018 - 2:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tuesday's thunderstorms helped trigger a tsunami at the Jersey Shore. It wasn't the kind that causes destruction, but it still led officials to issue a caution. It's called a meteotsunami -- different from a wave generated by an earthquake or landslide; this is...
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