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27 May 2006 description

Santa Monica, California - International Medical Corps has sent teams to the Yogyakarta region of Indonesia, after a powerful earthquake flattened homes in central Indonesia early Saturday as people slept, killing at least 2,900 and injuring thousands more. The magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 5:54 a.m. near the ancient city of Yogyakarta, 250 miles east of the capital, Jakarta.

22 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1762

YEMEN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
23 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 4.0 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED 140 KM
SOUTH OF SANA'A ON 22 NOVEMBER AT 03:40 HRS LOCAL TIME. AREA
AFFECTED IS AL-UDAYN DISTRICT IN EBB PROVINCE. MOST DAMAGE TOOK
PLACE IN JABAL BAHR AND BANI ZAHIR VILLAGES.

2. PRELIMINARY REPORTS INDICATE 10 PEOPLE KILLED AND 39 INJURED,
17 HOUSES DESTROYED AND 87 PARTIALLY COLLAPSED.

3. UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN SANA'A REVIEWING SITUATION WITH