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Duration2004/11/11 A major earthquake occurred on Thursday, November 11, 2004. The magnitude 7.3 event has been located in KEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA. The earthquake killed at least 17 people.
Country or DistrictIndonesia

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Dead: 23;
seriously injured: 116;
slightly injured: 118.

Destroyed houses: 781;
badly damaged houses: 3,733;
fairly damaged houses: 3,883.

ABC NEWS ONLINE 2004/11/14
Death: 19 people
Seriously wounded: 36 people
Less seriously hurt: 76 people

Destroyed:Ninety-three houses
Heavily damaged:791 houses
Lightly damaged:more than 1,000 houses

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Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2004/11/18
    According to the Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency in Kupang, as many as 683 aftershocks have been registered since the earthquake of 12 November. As of 18 November, the death toll has risen to 27, with 116 badly injured and 119 slightly injured.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2004/11/16
    The death toll from a powerful earthquake and aftershocks in Indonesia hit 25 Tuesday with fears it could rise even higher, an official said.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1
    Electricity and Telecommunications are fairly stable as of Monday 15 November. Roads in some areas are still blocked due to earthquake-induced landslides, particularly at the eastern coast of Alor.
  • The Jakarta Post 2004/11/15
    Two people died on the eastern Indonesian island of Alor on Sunday as aftershocks continued two days after a powerful earthquake, a relief official said. The latest deaths bring to 21 the number who have died since Friday when the pre-dawn quake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit the island near East Timor.
  • ABC NEWS ONLINE 2004/11/14
    The death toll from a powerful earthquake in eastern Indonesia has risen to 19, 36 seriously wounded and 76 less seriously hurt.
  • BBC News 2004/11/11
    An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 has shaken an island in eastern Indonesia and killed at least 16 people, according to local officials.
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