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Indonesia: Earthquake: 2002/10/10 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/10/10
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A powerful quake that caused widespread damage in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province has left one policeman dead.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/10/15
Dead: 4 epople
Seriously injured: 172 people
Destroyed: 77 houses
Many homes, school buildings, puskesmas, churches and mosques were partially ruined.
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/10/11
Dead: 3 people
Severely damaged: 31 houses
Damaged: 17 houses
With minor damages: 4 houses

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/11/01
8 people had died and 632 people been injured, 6 of them seriously.

OCHA Consolidated Situation Report No. 98
report of Indonesian earthquake.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/10/15
The total number of deaths is 4, including two children, with 172 seriously injured.

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/10/11
On 10 October 2002 at 17.50 local time, the earthquake measured at 6.4 on the Richter Scale.

AFP news 2002/10/11
Five dead and severe damage in powerful Indonesian quake

Channel News Asia, Singapore 2002/10/11
Casualty fears rise as strong earthquake hits eastern Papua province

BBC news 2002/10/11
Powerful earthquake hits Indonesia

CNN News 2002/10/11
At least 172 people were reported injured after the 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit northeastern parts of the province Thursday night

AFP news 2002/10/11
At least three people, including two infants, were killed and more than 100 homes damaged in a powerful earthquake that shook a remote region in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.

Yahoo asia News 2002/10/11
Five killed as Indonesia quake rips three-km crack in ground

Yahoo! news 2002/10/10
One killed in Papua earthquake

Geographycal Data

National Earthquake Information Center, USGS
Earthquake Location near Papua New Guinea