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Indonesia: Earthquake: 2006/03/14 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/03/14
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.7 on the Richter scale has struck eastern Indonesia on 14 March. The quake triggered 5 meter tidal wave which killed two persons and injured one.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/03/16
Dead: 2
Injured: 1
Missing: 1
Houses damaged: 241

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OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/03/16
The recent 6.4 M earthquake and 5 metre tidal wave that occurred in the aftermath of the earthquake has caused two fatalities, and seriously injured one person. One person has been reported as missing.

Reuters AlertNet 2006/03/14
An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude rocked remote parts of eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, the Meteorological and Geophysics Agency said.

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