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The New York Times   05 March 2019   Indonesia   Sulawesi  
<p>HONG KONG &mdash; A weeklong, round-the-clock search for victims of a landslide that may have buried dozens of miners in Indonesia is still underway, a rescue official said Tuesday, as the confirmed death toll rose to 17.</p>
The Guardian   27 February 2019   Indonesia   North Sulawesi  
<p>Dozens of people have been buried by a landslide at an unlicensed goldmine in Indonesia&rsquo;s North Sulawesi province, the national disaster agency has said, as emergency personnel used their bare hands and farm tools to reach victims calling for help ...
Express   20 February 2019   Indonesia   Sumatra  
<p>Indonesia has been rattled by a series of earthquakes in a matter of just 24 hours. An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 shook Ternate, North Maluka Province on Wednesday at 7.10am (12.10am GMT). The epicentre of the quake was located some 130km southwest of ...
ABS-CBN News   24 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>MAKASSAR, Indonesia - The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 30, as rescuers raced to find two dozen still missing, the disaster agency said Thursday.<br />Thousands have been evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and ...
ABC News   23 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>Torrential rains overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides that killed at least eight people and displaced more than 2,000 in central Indonesia, officials said Wednesday.<br />The dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted after ...
Express   22 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>A STRONG earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit an Indonesian island today shortly before another magnitude 6.6 quake struck the island again, according to the US Geological Survey.</p>
9NEWS.com   07 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 has struck 174km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands, but there is thought to be no tsunami risk.<br />The quake hit early on Monday local time at a depth of 60.5km and was ...
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The Guardian   23 December 2018   Indonesia   Sunda Strait  
<p>At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit the coast of Indonesia&rsquo;s Sunda Strait.<br />Twenty-eight people are missing and authorities expect the death toll to rise as many affected areas have not yet been reached.<br ...
Express   01 October 2018   Indonesia   Palu  
<p>THE GROUND has entered a strange liquid-like state in some areas of Indonesia due to the intense stress and shaking from an earthquake on Friday that caused the death of at least 832 people.<br>The soil can be seen moving around like running water and even ...
The Guardian   30 September 2018   Indonesia   Palu  
<p>A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday morning, causing a tsunami and around 170 aftershocks. It is the most devastating earthquake to hit Indonesia since 2004.<br />The area devastated by the disaster is bigger than originally ...