Category: Indonesia

Indonesia passes grim milestone of over 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

JAKARTA, Aug 4- Indonesia recorded a grim milestone of more than 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, data from the country’s health ministry showed, with the Southeast Asian nation recently accounting for one in five fatalities globally. Indonesia has been battling a tide of coronavirus infections and deaths driven by the highly contagious Delta variant […] Read More

Strong Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Indonesia’s Bali Island

Latest Video A strong magnitude of 6.0 earthquake that was later downgraded by the USGS to a magnitude 5.7 has struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Bali Island in the central part of Indonesia on Wednesday night. According to the report, there was no tsunami warning issued or reports of injuries or damage. Follow us on: Facebook. You […] Read More

Second Violent Eruption of Anak Krakatau, Indonesia Within 3 Days

Another strong eruption occurred at Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano on April 13, 2020. This new explosion took place only three days after a powerful magmatic eruption sent a plume of ash and gas up to 14.3 km (47 000 feet) in the air on April 10, 2020. Tuesday’s latest roar was at around 13:54 UTC (20:54 […] Read More

Dangerous Inland Earthquake Destroys Homes and Schools near Jakarta, Indonesia

A shallow M5.0 hit 12km WSW of Cicurug, West Java, Indonesia on March 10, 2020. The inland quake destroyed homes and other infrastructures around 78km (48 miles) south of Jakarta. The following pictures and videos just reminds you that relatively small and shallow earthquakes can also trigger massive damage to buildings and infrastructure if they […] Read More

Breaking News: Powerful Eruption at Merapi Volcano Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Merapi volcano, Central Java at 22:22 UTC on March 2, 2020. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash reached 10.7 km (35 000 feet) above sea level. Pyroclastic flows descended 2 km (1.2 miles) down the slopes of the volcano, Indonesia’s Geology and Volcanology Research Agency reports. The eruption […] Read More