Tuesday, 6 Jumadil Awwal 1439 / 23 January 2018

Tuesday, 6 Jumadil Awwal 1439 / 23 January 2018

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Peru to declare state of emergency in quake-hit region

Monday, 15 Jan 2018 15:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LIMA -- Peru will declare a state of emergency in parts of Arequipa, the southern region jolted by a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that hit just after 4 a.m....

Magnitude-5.0 tectonic earthquake jolts Kupang

Saturday, 13 Jan 2018 13:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- A tectonic earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted Kupang District in East Nusa Tenggara Province at 5.49 am Central Indonesia Standard Time (Wita) on Saturday. Local...

Public must be aware of local disaster potential: BNPB

Monday, 08 Jan 2018 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Head of Center for Data, Information and Public Relations of the National Disaster Management Agency, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, urged the community to build awareness towards potential...

575 quakes hit Central Java last year

Friday, 05 Jan 2018 00:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANJARNEGARA -- A total of 575 earthquakes hit the Indonesian province of Central Java last year, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). However, only 16 of...

Quake damages 188 houses in Ciamis

Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 05:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- A total of 188 houses in the West Java Provincial District of Ciamis was damaged due to the impact of the 6.9-magnitude quake on Friday night. The quake...

Two people die in West Java earthquake

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 13:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said two people died in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake that shook the southern parts of West Java, Central Java, and Yogyakarta,...

6.9 earthquake jolts West Java, Jakartans feel the tremor

Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 03:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Strong tremor felt by Jakarta citizens at around 23:48 pm on Friday (December 15) night following a 6.9 Richter scale seismic activity in Sukabumi area, West...

Rouhani inspects Iran quake damages and mourns 445 dead

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 03:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday travelled to Iran's western Kermanshah province to inspect the damage and rescue operations in the regions hit by a deadly...

Powerful earthquake jolts Iran-Iraq, killing more than 300

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 00:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BAGHDAD/ANKARA -- More than 300 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country on Sunday, state media said, and rescuers were searching for...

Earthquake death toll exceeds 200 in Iran

Monday, 13 Nov 2017 16:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TEHRAN -- The death toll from a powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake the previous night along the Iran-Iraq border was 214 people and 2,504 injured, Iran's state TV reported...

No Indonesian victim in Iraqi quake: Ministry

Monday, 13 Nov 2017 16:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday said there are no Indonesian citizens who became victims of the 7.3 Richter scale earthquake that occurred in Halabja...

Strong earthquake hits Iraq, Iran killing at least 210

Monday, 13 Nov 2017 15:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BAGHDAD/ANKARA -- At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two...

Ambon again hit by 4.6-magnitude earthquake

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017 16:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, AMBON -- Ambon and its surrounding areas were hit by an earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale on Thursday at 12:16 a.m. local time, forcing local inhabitants to...

Earthquake jolts Ambon again

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017 16:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale jolted Amon, Maluku Province, on Wednesday at 1:56 a.m. Western Indonesian Standard Time (WIB). The quake's epicenter was located...

Ambon quake causes damage to several buildings

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017 00:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, AMBON -- A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku provincial capital of Ambon on Tuesday night, causing panic among residents and leaving several buildings damaged. The quake caused minor damage...

Two earthquakes hit Gorontalo

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 00:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, GORONTALO -- Two earthquakes measuring 2.1 and 5.6 respectively on the Richter scale hit Gorontalo province on Wednesday night. The epicenter of the first quake, which struck at 21.34...

Mexico searches earthquake survivors against increasing odds

Friday, 22 Sep 2017 02:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- Rescuers labored against long odds into the dawn on Thursday to save a 12-year-old schoolgirl and untold other survivors who may be trapped beneath crumpled...

Quake hits North Buton

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 23:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BUTON -- An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit North Buton district, Southeast Sulawesi province, on Monday night, according to the local geophysics station.The epicenter of...

Death toll from Mexican earthquake climbs to 90

Monday, 11 Sep 2017 11:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- The number of victims from a strong earthquake measuring 8. on the Richter scale in Mexico Thursday night has climbed to 90, authorities confirmed on...

Death toll from massive Mexican quake rise to 65

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 06:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- The death toll from the massive earthquake that struck Mexico on Thursday night has risen to 65, as more victims were registered in the poor...

No Indonesians among victims of massive earthquake in Mexico

Friday, 08 Sep 2017 21:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed here, Friday, that no Indonesians were among the victims of the massive earthquake that jolted Mexico, Thursday. "So far, there was...

Strongest quake "since 1985" strike off Mexico coast

Friday, 08 Sep 2017 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings as far...

Quake in China's Sichuan kills 13, including tourists

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 13:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIJING -- Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part Sichuan in China's southwest, the provincial...

4.5-magnitude quake hits Aceh

Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017 16:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDA ACEH -- An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the westernmost Indonesian province of Aceh on Tuesday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) office...

5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Aceh

Friday, 21 Jul 2017 19:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDA ACEH -- An earthquake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale, jolted Aceh Province on Friday at 2:24 p.m. local time. "The tremor was quite strong. Glass windows in...

Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coast kills two

Friday, 21 Jul 2017 16:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, ATHENS -- A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea early on Friday,...

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Gunung Kidul

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 17:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA -- An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale jolted Gunung Kidul District, Yogyakarta, on Thursday, at 11:12 a.m. local time. The quake's epicenter was located at 9.25 degree...

South Tapanuli earthquake forces locals to flee houses

Friday, 14 Jul 2017 13:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- Inhabitants of South Tapanuli District rushed out of their homes in panic, as an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted the district in North Sumatra...

5.5-magnitude quake hits North Sumatra

Friday, 14 Jul 2017 11:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted North Sumatra Province at 8.25 a.m. Western Indonesia Standard Time (WIB) on Friday, Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency...

5.2-magnitude quake hits Samosir

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 22:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Samosir district in North Sumatra province on Tuesday morning. The epicenter of the quake which struck at 08.24...

Strong earthquake hits Philippines

Thursday, 06 Jul 2017 23:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANILA -- A strong earthquake struck the central Philippines on Thursday killing at least one person and damaging several houses and some infrastructure, officials said. The Philippine Institute...

Soil cracks release sulphur odor after Poso earthquake

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 14:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, POSO -- Several spots of soil cracks releasing an odor of sulphur were found in the area of Lore Utara Sub district after an earthquake measuring 6.6 in...

Mild earthquake jolts West Sumba

Sunday, 28 May 2017 16:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale jolted West Sumba District, East Nusa Tenggara Province, on Sunday at 11:18 a.m. local time. The quake's epicenter was...

4.4-magnitude quake hits Teluk Bentuni district

Sunday, 21 May 2017 15:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SORONG -- An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale hit Teluk Bintuni district in West Papua province on Sunday but it caused no material damage, according to...

Natural disasters inflict Rp30 trillion loss per year in Indonesia

Thursday, 04 May 2017 07:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- Indonesia suffers an average of Rp30 trillion in economic losses per year due to natural disasters, Head of the National Natural Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Willem...

BNPB says no tsunami allert issued for Indonesia following Mindanao earthquake

Saturday, 29 Apr 2017 15:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale that jolted Mindanao Island in the Philippines on Saturday did not trigger a tsunami in Indonesia, National Disaster...

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Philippines

Saturday, 29 Apr 2017 14:38 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANILA -- - A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the island of Mindanao in Southern Philippines on Saturday morning, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The...

Indonesia, Japan develop quake-predicting system

Friday, 07 Apr 2017 01:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) and the Japanese Earthquake Prediction Research Centre (EPRC) are seeking to cooperate to increase the capacity of early detection...

6.4-magnitude quake hits southwest Pakistan

Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017 07:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, ISLAMABAD -- A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude at the Richter scale jolted the southwest region of Pakistan early Wednesday morning, Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring Center said. No...

BNPB to accelerate post-quake reconstruction of Aceh

Friday, 23 Dec 2016 02:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) would speed up rehabilitation and reconstruction of the earthquake hit region in Aceh to restore public services so that residents...