The Indonesian island of Lombok has been devastated by a series of powerful earthquakes. Hundreds of thousands are living in camps. Tourists are largely avoiding the island. A German resident there is now helping to distribute food and clothes.
The death toll from a volcano-triggered tsunami has risen to 420 people with 1,459 injured and 128 missing. Coastal communities were caught off guard as massive waves smashed into homes and hotels.
Rescuers are desperately searching for survivors of the devastating tsunami that has claimed over 400 lives. Authorities have warned residents to stay away from the shoreline due to the risk of high waves.
The Pacific Ring of Fire is aptly named. It's a string of volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean, and the region is prone to earthquakes. In fact, most earthquakes strike within the ring. Here's five facts.
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