FOX Facts: Recent Quakes in Indonesia

Sunday, May 28, 2006
By nias

Saturday, May 27, 2006

A look at some deadly earthquakes in Indonesia since 2000:

— May 27, 2006: A magnitude-6.2 quake flattens homes and hotels near the ancient central city of Yogyakarta, killing more than 3,000 and injuring thousands more in the nation’s worst disaster since the 2004 tsunami.

— March 28, 2005: A magnitude-8.7 quake strikes Nias and Simeulue islands off the western coast of Sumatra, killing about 900 people and flattening thousands of houses and bridges.

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