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Global natural disasters wreak $160 bn damage in 2018: Munich Re  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Natural disasters including wildfires, hurricanes and tsunamis inflicted $160 billion of damage and claimed 10,400 lives in 2018, German reinsurer Munich Re said Tuesday. more
Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Triggered Mile-High Tsunami That Spread Through Earth's Oceans  SPACE.COM · 1 week
When the dinosaur-killing asteroid collided with Earth more than 65 million years ago, it did not go gently into that good night. Rather, it blasted a nearly mile-high... more
Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Triggered Mile-High Tsunami That Spread Through Earth's Oceans  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
When the dinosaur-killing asteroid collided with Earth more than 65 million years ago, it did not go gently into that good night. Rather, it blasted a nearly mile-high... more
Major tsunami struck southern China in 1076, say scientists  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A major tsunami struck China's southern coast in 1076 causing "drastic cultural decline", Chinese researchers say, in a study with implications for a densely populated region boasting multiple coastal nuclear... more
Scientists model Anak Krakatau volcano, tsunami to help prep US for future tsunamis  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Last month's eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia and the deadly tsunami that followed caused two University of Rhode Island... more
Strong quake off Philippines prompts panic, tsunami warning (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A powerful undersea earthquake struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday, prompting people to scramble out of shopping malls and buildings and authorities to warn villagers to stay away from... more
Tsunami alert lifted after undersea quake off Philippines (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A powerful undersea earthquake struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday, prompting people to scramble out of shopping malls and buildings and authorities to warn villagers to stay away from... more
Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves. more
Tsunami alert lifted after undersea quake off Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A strong undersea earthquake struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday and the head of the country's quake-monitoring agency advised people in a southeastern province to avoid beaches in case of a... more
Indonesia tsunami raises fears for endangered Javan rhino  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Indonesia's tsunami has raised fears that another deadly wave could wipe out the few dozen Javan rhinos still living in the wild, conservation authorities said Friday. more
Weather hampers efforts to inspect Indonesia tsunami volcano  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Bad weather hampered efforts to assess whether Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano island could trigger another deadly tsunami as authorities said the search for victims in the worst-affected province will continue into January. more
'All lives matter': Indonesia saves tsunami-stranded turtles  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Searching a debris-strewn beach for victims of Indonesia's deadly tsunami, a rescue team happened upon a giant sea turtle trapped in a pile of marine trash. more
Indonesia widens danger zone around island volcano  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Indonesia raised the danger level for an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java, and widened its no-go zone. more
Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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 anniversary of the... more
'Run to the hills': Tsunami fears spark chaos in Indonesia town  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hundreds of panicked residents, many sobbing and clutching small children, tried to flee Sumber Jaya village Tuesday as word spread that another tsunami was about to... more
Death toll climbs past 370 in Indonesian tsunami disaster  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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... more
Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dozens of filled body bags were hauled away from buildings flattened by Indonesia's volcano-triggered tsunami Monday, as the death toll climbed to 373 and search teams... more
Rumbling Indonesia volcano could trigger more tsunamis, experts warn  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Another tsunami could strike Indonesia, experts have warned, after a powerful wave caused by a volcanic eruption killed hundreds when it swallowed coastal settlements, taking earthquake-focused disaster monitors by surprise. more
No warning meant no escape from Indonesia tsunami  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An unpredictable chain of events and an inadequate early warning system combined to deadly effect with the tsunami that slammed into coastal areas of Indonesia killing nearly 300 people, disaster officials and... more
Another tsunami could hit Indonesia, experts warn  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Another tsunami could strike Indonesia, experts warned on Sunday, a day after more than 200 people were killed by a wave triggered by a volcanic eruption. more
Indonesia's angry 'Child of Krakatoa' rumbles on  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The volcano that triggered a deadly tsunami in Indonesia late Saturday emerged from the sea around the legendary Krakatoa 90 years ago and has been on a high-level eruption watchlist for the past decade. more
222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise... more
'Volcano' tsunami kills at least 43 in Indonesia  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
At least 43 people have been killed and nearly 600 injured in a tsunami in Indonesia that may have been caused by a volcano known as the "child" of the legendary Krakatoa,... more
Why do people in Indonesia still live in disaster-prone areas?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The earthquakes and tsunami in Central Sulawesi that killed more than 2,000 people in September 2018 did not only leave a deep sorrow. It made us rethink the... more
Paradigm shift needed for designing tsunami-resistant bridges  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
Researchers argue in a new study that a paradigm shift is needed for assessing bridges' tsunami risk. more
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