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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 ...
Express   28 August 2018   Indonesia   West Timor  
<p>The quake struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (10km) about 100km (62 miles) southeast of Kupang, in the East Nusa Tenggara province.<br>Experts at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) issued the earthquake alert at about 8.15am BST (2:15pm local time).</p ...
PASIFIC-STANDARD   21 June 2018   Indonesia  
<p>The proposed mine would sit within Cenderawasih Bay National Park, while parts of it also overlap onto or border the Wondiwoi Mountains Nature Reserve—both protected areas.<br>Environmental officials have warned of the potentially catastrophic impact of ...
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News24   22 February 2018   Indonesia  
<p>Jakarta - Eleven people are missing and 14 have been injured following a landslide on Thursday that cascaded down the terraced slopes of a rice field on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said.</p>
abc.net.au   06 February 2018   Indonesia  
<p>Thousands of residents in Indonesia's capital have been evacuated due to flooding, while landslides in satellite cities around Jakarta have left at least two dead and eight missing, authorities have said.</p> <p>In the city of Bogor, rescuers pulled one ...
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MINING.com   03 January 2018   Indonesia   Papua  
<p>Indonesia&rsquo;s government has extended until June 30, 2018, the temporary special mining permit it issued to PT Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of US-based Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX).</p> <p>The permit was issued to allow the miner to continue exporting ...
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news.com.au   28 November 2017   Indonesia   bali  
<p>BALI holiday plans have already been thrown into turmoil but Indonesia has warned that the first major eruption of Mount Agung on the tourist island hasn’t happened yet and is imminent as a muddy lava spews from the volcano.<br></p><p>“What we are seeing ...
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