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bogor tornado indonesia december 6 2018

Tornado hits the city of Bogor, leaving a trail of destruction and at least one person dead, Indonesia

At least one person was killed after a tornado struck the Indonesian city of Bogor, West Java on December 6, 2018. The tornado formed at about 15:00 LT, leaving a trail of destruction and killing a 45-year-old man. According to local media reports, the man died...

December 06, 2018

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Heavy rains cause deadly landslides and flash floods, turn roads into rivers, Indonesia

Another round of heavy rain is affecting Indonesia over the past couple of days, causing dangerous flash floods and landslides across parts of the country. A landslide struck Daun Paris Raja Berneh hot springs resort in Daulu village of Karo District, North...

December 03, 2018

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Deadly floods hit Indonesia, more than 1 400 homes flooded

At least 4 people have been killed over the past 4 days in Indonesian provinces of West Sumatra and West Java after heavy rain caused severe flooding and landslides. First flood reports started coming in on November 2 from areas around Padang, West Sumatra where...

November 06, 2018

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Severe flash floods and landslides leave at least 27 dead, dozens missing across Sumatra, Indonesia

At least 27 people have been killed and dozens are still missing after heavy rain caused severe flash flooding and landslides across the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The worst affected was North Sumatra with 18 reported casualties, West Sumatra with 8, and Riau...

October 14, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Bali Sea, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.4 hit Bali Sea, Indonesia at 18:44 UTC on October 10 (01:44 LT, October 11), 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M6.0 at a depth of...

October 10, 2018

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Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia

A new phreatic eruption took place at Mount Gamalama volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia at 02:52 UTC on October 4, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2016. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Ash column with...

October 04, 2018

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Sulawesi M7.5 and tsunami death toll climbs to more than 2 000, Indonesia

The number of people killed in shallow M7.5 earthquake and tsunami it caused on September 28 climbed to 1 407 today, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said October 3, 2018. An estimated 66 000 homes have been destroyed or...

October 03, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Sumba region of Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.3 hit Sumba region of Indonesia at 00:16 UTC (07:16 local time) on October 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC is...

October 02, 2018

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Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits Sulawesi, major tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Indonesia

Very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 10:02 UTC (18:02 WITA) on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). BMKG is reporting M7.4 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M7.4 at the...

September 28, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 07:00 UTC on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.1 km (11.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), BMKG M6.0 at the same depth....

September 28, 2018

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Intense eruption continues at Krakatau, alert level remains at 2 of 4, Indonesia

Mount Anak Krakatau erupted 56 times on Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported September 23. The alert level remains at Level II (Waspada/Caution). Thick black smoke produced by the eruptions rose up o 200 -...

September 23, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia's Timor region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.2 hit Indonesia's Timor region at 07:08 UTC (14:08 local time) on August 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 8.6 km (5.3 miles). EMSC is...

August 28, 2018

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Another powerful M6.9 earthquake hits Lombok, Indonesia

Just two weeks after devastating M7.0 earthquake which killed more than 460 people, another powerful earthquake hit the same region at 14:56 UTC (22:56 local time) on August 19, 2018. BMKG is reporting it as M6.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting...

August 19, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 aftershock hits Lombok, 2 weeks after devastating M7.0 killed more than 460, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.3 hit the Indonesian island of Lombok at 04:10 UTC (12:10 local time) on August 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). USGS is also reporting M6.3 and a depth of 7.9 km (4.9...

August 19, 2018

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Very deep M6.7 earthquake under Flores Sea, Indonesia

A very deep earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.7 hit under the Flores Sea, Indonesia at 15:35 UTC on August 17, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 559 km (347 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 538.7 km (334 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a...

August 17, 2018

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Strong M6.2 aftershock strikes Lombok 4 days after devastating M7.0 killed more than 259 people, Indonesia

A strong aftershock registered by BMKG as M6.2 hit Lombok, Indonesia at 05:25 UTC (12:25 WIB) on August 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). USGS registered it as M5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This quake hit just 4 days after...

August 09, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok region, at least 460 dead

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Indonesia's Lombok region at 11:46 UTC on August 5, 2018 (18:46 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 31 km (19 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 33 km (20 miles). BMKG...

August 05, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Lombok region of Indonesia: 17 dead, 160+ injured and thousands homes damaged

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Lombok region of Indonesia at 22:47 UTC (06:47 local time) on July 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 6.4 km (3.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This...

July 28, 2018

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Eruptions intensify, off scale seismicity at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

Explosive activity at Anak Krakatau in Indonesia continues and its seismicity is reportedly going off the scale today, July 12, 2018. "Krakatau is going crazy ... 100 times explosion a day. Very loud and could be heard until Carita, 42 km (26 miles) away,"...

July 12, 2018

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Increased eruptive activity at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

Anak Krakatau, or Child of Krakatau, is showing signs of increased activity and it seems the eruption has reached a phase of being more or less continuous, the Volcano Discovery reports. Krakatau, located between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, started...

July 05, 2018

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Eruptions continue at Agung volcano, Bali, airports operating normally

Eruptions continue at Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia. Volcanic ash is rising up to 5 km (17 000 feet) above sea level but all airports are operating normally at this time. Agung was quiet for most of Sunday, July 1, 2018 before a moderate eruption at 22:19...

July 02, 2018

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New eruption of Mount Agung disrupts air travel, Bali, Indonesia

Several eruptions were registered at Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano in Bali on June 27 and 28, 2018. The eruptions produced a dense ash plume that rose up to 5 km above sea level and forced AirAsia to cancel numerous flights on June 28. Officials in Ngurah Rai...

June 28, 2018

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Eruption at Mount Merapi ejects ash up to 11.6 km (38 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red, Indonesia

Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted at 01:20 UTC (08:20 local time) on June 1, 2018, ejecting ash up to 11.6 km (38 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. Volcano's alert status remains unchanged at Level 2 as well as 3 km (1.8...

June 01, 2018

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3 killed, over 300 buildings damaged after shallow M4.4 quake hit Indonesia

A shallow earthquake registered by the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) as M4.4 hit Central Java Province, Indonesia at 06:28 UTC on April 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 4 km (2.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M4.4 at a...

April 19, 2018

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Deadly floods, landslides hit West Java, Indonesia

At least 1 person was killed and 1 781 people affected by floods and landslides on April 7, 2018, in Bogor, Indonesia's West Java Province. Heavy rainfall caused landslides and caused the Cisarua river to overflow in Sukamakmur district. At least three...

April 10, 2018

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Balikpapan declares emergency after damaging oil spill, Borneo

Indonesian port city of Balikpapan, on the island of Borneo, declared a state of emergency after pipeline fracture caused devastating oil spill along the coast, killing five fishermen and bringing health problems to hundreds of locals after it ignited. The oil...

April 04, 2018

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 20:14 UTC on March 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 171.5 km (106.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 176 km (109 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

March 25, 2018

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Toxic gases released from Kawah Ijen injure 24 people, evacuations ordered

Kawah Ijen volcano located in the Ijen volcano complex at the eastern end of Java, Indonesia, released toxic gases on March 21, 2018, injuring 24 people. The incident started around 19:00 local time and peaked around 21:00. Authorities said 30 people were exposed to...

March 22, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Ceram Sea, Indonesia at 13:34 UTC on February 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 11.9 km (7.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake can have a...

February 26, 2018

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Deadly landslide hits Java, over a dozen missing

A deadly landslide hit the Indonesian island of Java on February 22, 2018, after several days of heavy rain. At least 5 people were killed and more than 15 are missing. The landslide hit the village of Pasir Panjang, Brebes district of Central Java around 08:00...

February 22, 2018

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Mount Agung erupts ash 4.5 km a.s.l., Alert Level remains at 3

Mount Agung erupted at 03:49 UTC on February 13, 2018, ejecting a column of ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, that's 1.5 km (5 000 feet) above the crater. The eruption comes two days after authorities lowered Alert Level from 4 to 3, the second...

February 13, 2018

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Deadly floods and landslides hit Indonesia after extreme rainfall

Floods and landslides left several people dead or missing and more than 6 500 people living in parts of South and East Jakarta displaced due to floods as authorities were forced to release water from a major reservoir in the city of Bogor on Monday, February 5,...

February 06, 2018

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Tornado hits Panggang Island, leaving 21+ homes damaged, Indonesia

A damaging tornado swept through Panggang Island in the Thousand Islands regency of Indonesia around 03:45 local time Friday, February 2, 2018 (20:45 UTC, February 1). The tornado damaged at least 21 homes and downed dozens of trees. While there were no casualties,...

February 02, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 hits near the coast of Java, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia at 06:43 UTC on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 43.9 km (27.3 miles). EMSC reports M6.0 at a depth of 80 km (49.7 miles). According to the USGS,...

January 23, 2018

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Very M6.9 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia - 4 dead, 36 injured, 3 290 homes damaged

A very strong earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.9 hit the coast of West Java province, Indonesia at 16:47 UTC (23:47 local time) on December 15, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 107 km (66 miles). The USGS initially reported M7.3 and downgraded to M6.5...

December 15, 2017

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Tropical Cyclone "Dahlia" forms just south of Java, Indonesia

Tropical Cyclone "Dahlia" formed south of Java, Indonesia late Wednesday, November 29, 2017, as the second named storm of the 2017/18 Australian region cyclone season. The season officially began November 1, 2017 and will end on April 30, 2018. On average,...

November 30, 2017

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19 killed, thousands of homes affected as floods and landslides hit Java, Indonesia

At least 11 people have been killed after heavy rain produced by Tropical Cyclone "Cempaka" triggered severe floods and landslides in East Java, Indonesia on November 28, 2017. Cempaka is the first named storm of the 2017/18 Australian region cyclone...

November 28, 2017

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Agung eruption shifts to magmatic, alert level at highest, lahars, 100 000 evacuating

Around 100 000 residents living near erupting Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia have been told to evacuate, officials said Monday, November 27, 2017. Late Saturday, November 25, hours the after the second phreatic eruption within a week started, Agung shifted into...

November 27, 2017

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Strong phreatic eruption at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia

A strong phreatic eruption started at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia at 09:30 UTC (17:30 WIB) on Saturday, November 25, 2017. This is the second eruption of this volcano since Tuesday, November 21. Although significantly stronger, the Alert Level remains at second...

November 25, 2017

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600+ homes damaged, 35 people injured as tornado rips through Sidoarja, Indonesia

A destructive tornado ripped through a densely populated area of East Java province, Indonesia at 08:30 UTC (15:30 WIB) on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, injuring at least 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes. This is the third damaging tornado to hit the...

November 23, 2017