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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 ...
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 ...
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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