7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. Jakarta (VNA) – A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported … Read More

Indonesian forest fires surge, intense smoke floats over neighbours Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia

“The number of “hotspots” has jumped sharply in Indonesia on Wednesday, according to the Singapore-based ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre.” Intense forest fires continue to rage across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan in recent weeks. More than 930,000 hectares … Read More

Deadly earthquake hits off Indonesia’s Java island

Jakarta: A strong earthquake that hit off Java island killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as Indonesia’s capital, officials said on Saturday. The US Geological Survey said Friday night’s magnitude 6.8 quake was … Read More

6.8 magnitude earthquake off Indonesia coast prompts tsunami warnings

About 310,000 people were within a 62-mile radius of the earthquake’s center. A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on April 12, 2009. USGS A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island Friday, prompting … Read More

Dengue fever cases on rise in Indonesia

File photo: A municipal worker fumigates a flooded alley to prevent the spread of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases at a residential colony in Ahmedabad, India, July 29, 2017. Reuters/Amit Dave JAKARTA, Indonesia:  A outbreak of dengue fever claimed … Read More

Strong 6.6-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

JAKARTA (AFP) – A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early on Monday (Jan 7), sending residents running out of their homes, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake hit at a depth of 60km under the … Read More

Indonesian tsunami death toll hits 429 with 128 missing and thousands homeless while torrential rain hampers rescue efforts

429 people confirmed dead, 128 still missing and 16,000 displaced after tsunami hit Indonesia on Saturday  Searches are continuing but officials admit that it is unlikely anyone else will be found alive amid the rubble  Torrential rain is hampering search … Read More

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