Articles tagged "west java"

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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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Deadly floods and landslides hit West Java overnight, Indonesia

Massive floods and landslides caused by several days of heavy rain have claimed lives of at least 19 people in Indonesia's province of West Java on September 20, 2016. Nine people are still missing in its Garut and Sumedang districts, said National Disaster...

September 21, 2016

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Increased activity at 22 volcanoes in Indonesia

The government has requested that local administrations remain on the alert for severe risks of volcanic eruptions, as the number of volcanoes showing abnormal activity continued to raise. As of Friday, activity in 22 volcanoes was categorized as above normal, with...

September 05, 2011

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Papandayan volcano alert status raised to Level 3 - Java, Indonesia

The alert level of Mount Papandayan in Garut, West Java has gone up a notch to alert level 3 — just one level below eruption. According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) the 2,665-meter volcano had shown a significant increase in tectonic...

August 13, 2011

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Untung Jawa - Indonesia's trash island

Once renowned for its pristine beaches, Untung Jawa Island, just an hour’s boat ride from Jakarta, is now known as “trash island.” With hundreds of tons of stryofoam, plastic and the occasional dead body washing ashore, the locals have had enough.  Untung Jawa

July 26, 2011

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Floods and landslides hit Java

A landslide and flash floods triggered by heavy rain killed 17 people and inundated four villages on Indonesia's Java island, a disaster management agency spokesman said Saturday.The incident happened late Friday in Garut district, West Java province, after hours of

May 08, 2011