Monday, October 20, 2014   

5.0-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia
(03-25 17:52)

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia at 08:30:02 GMT on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 140.80 km, was initially determined to be at 3.0268 degrees north latitude and 125.6493 degrees east longitude, Xinhua news agency reports.
   
Other World breaking news:
Japan loses two female ministers over cash scandals (1 hr 54 mins ago)
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars (2 hrs ago)
Australia abandons controversial niqab segregation plan (2 hrs 2 mins ago)
Spanish nurse tests negative for Ebola (2 hrs 5 mins ago)
Search resumes for missing South Koreans after Thai boat crash (10-20 12:52)
SKorea warns North against 'reckless provocation' (10-20 12:36)
Japan minister resigns over campaign fund charges (10-20 10:57)
Franco-German mini-summit to tackle growth, budget (10-20 10:56)
Japan reactor near active volcanos called unsafe (10-17 18:18)
Thai man charged with insulting royals for toilet graffiti (10-17 17:23)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.