If you've never heard of a form of wave called a seiche, this is your chance to catch up, writes Craig O'Neill.
A magnitude-3.9 earthquake rattles Queenslanders just after 3:30am, with tremors felt up to 55 kilometres away from the quake's epicentre in the Coral Sea.
A tremor that sounded like "something had fallen on the roof" or a loud truck driving past startles Canberrans, in what experts say is a "rare" event for the nation's capital.
The cost of hosting a meeting between the IMF and the World Bank in Bali tomorrow is slammed by Indonesia's Opposition as a "lavish expense" during a national disaster.
Adam is just one of hundreds of Australian-Indonesians helping to raise funds for victims of the devastating Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami that has claimed more than 1,400 lives.
The support package will include sending supplies and a team of 54 Australian medical professionals to provide emergency healthcare in the worst-hit regions, according to Foreign Minister Marise Payne.
Almost a month after the Indonesian Island of Lombok was rocked by the first in a devastating series of earthquakes, the tourist haven remains a scene of destruction on a grand scale, with almost 1,000 aftershocks hampering the clean-up.