Tag Archives: Indonesia

Big Earthquake Below Sumatra

Deep powerful but probably harmless earthquake happened 30 minutes ago at 4:55 AM. The earthquake will probably wake up a lot of people. Epicenter near Tembusai Utara. 87 km SE Padang sidempuan (pop 100,561).

Anak Krakatau Ready to Blow

Mount Anak Krakatau, located in the waters of the Sunda Strait continues to demonstrate its activity with two or alert level status. While Dempo still active volcano normal. In addition to experiencing seismicity, Mount Anak Krakatau also continue to release

Moderate quake strikes Indonesia

A moderate 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s North Maluku province, the meteorology and geophysics agency said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at 14:12 pm (local time), 198 kilometres south-east of Labuha at a depth of 10 kilometres,

Climate threatens Asian rice production

Even modest rises in global temperatures will drive down rice production in Asia, the world’s biggest grower of the cereal grain that millions of poor people depend on as a staple food, a study published Monday warned. Researchers from the

Indian Ocean sea level rise threatens millions

Sea levels are rising unevenly in the Indian Ocean, placing millions at risk along low-lying coastlines in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, scientists say in a study. Researchers from the University of Colorado and the National Center for Atmospheric Research

Two very large Earthquakes Strike Indian Ocean Region, Japan

(Bloomberg) — Two potentially destructive earthquakes struck minutes apart in the Indian Ocean and Japan today, generating tsunami alerts for India, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Bangladesh and Japan. The larger of the two quakes was a magnitude-7.6 temblor that hit the

Malaysia hit with haze from forest fires

Malaysia was Wednesday hit with the worst haze levels recorded this year, as smoke from forest fires caused “unhealthy” levels of pollution in six areas. Environment Department director general Rosnani Ibarahim said hundreds of forest fires were blazing in the

Krakatoa getting ready to blow

One of the most terrifying volcanoes the world has ever known has begun to stir once more. Last time, it killed thousands and changed the weather for five years, now it could be even deadlier… Bright orange lava spews up

Indonesia’s thirsty capital is sinking as sea levels rise

Separated by a road and a viscous finger of black, garbage-choked water, the stilt-house slum of Muara Baru and the BMW car dealership that faces it appear as if from different worlds. But on December 6, 2025, these two extremes