Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre lifts alert after underwater earthquake
The tremor was detected 100 miles east of the seaside town of Scarborough
Officials are evacuating coastal areas in the southern part of the country
No damage or casualties were reported
Volunteers and nearly 1,500 rescue personnel descend on hard-hit town of Meureudu in Pidie Jaya district near epicentre of 6.5 magnitude quake
Earthquake hits, triggering tsunami warnings, after Nicaragua Caribbean coastline battered by hurricane
There are no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries
'I felt like the lessons from 2011 were really taken to heart'
Indications have emerged of possible casualties from the powerful earthquake that hit New Zealand early on Monday, a government minister has said.
Smaller but 'very dangerous' waves have begun to hit the coast near Wellington
Powerful aftershocks have continued following quake that killed two people
There have been reports of serious damage to houses on the South Island's north-east coast
Volcano can spew plumes of smoke and ash for seven miles
At least seven people have been injured – one seriously
A swarm of smaller quakes in the Californian Salton Sea could trigger larger quakes elsewhere by 4 October
The region has been struck by a number of earthquakes in recent years