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5.7 quake rocks Indonesia’s island

Friday, June 1, 2012 Comments off

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocked the northwestern part of Indonesia’s eastern Papua Island on Friday. Read more…

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No tsunami threat after Aceh quake

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Twenty eight countries surrounding the Indian Ocean have called off their tsunami alerts, issued this morning following a major undersea earthquake off the Indonesian province of Aceh in northwestern Sumatra. Read more…

First video: Moment of Indonesia earthquake, Locals flee

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012

First video: Moment of Indonesia earthquake, Aceh locals flee amid tsunami warning . Read more…

8.2 Indonsesia quake aftershock triggers new tsunami warning – RT

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012

Indonesia’s Geophysical Agency says a strong aftershock measuring 8.2 magnitude has hit off the Sumatra province of Aceh. A new tsunami warning has been issued. Read more…

8.6 quake off Indonesia, Indian Ocean tsunami warning issued

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012

by RT

Banda Aceh : Acehnese people run shortly after a powerfull earthquake hit western coast of Sumatera in Banda Aceh on April 11, 2012. (AFP Photo / Chaideer Mahyuddin) – RT

Indonesia’s Geophysical Agency has registered a 6.5 aftershock following an earlier 8.6 magnitude quake in Aceh region off the coast of northern Sumatra. A tsunami warning has been issued across the Indian Ocean, the US Geological Survey reports. Read more…

Tornado kills 3 in Indonesia

Saturday, February 25, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 25, 2012
At least three people have died and 49 have been injured as a result of a tornado which hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, Associated Press reports on Saturday. Read more…

7.3 quake hits Indonesia

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Comments off

Earthquake in Indonesia. Photo: EPA  

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Wednesday night off the coast of Indonesia according to a statement on the website U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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JAKARTA:Series quakes hits eastern Indonesia

Monday, December 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 5, 2011

JAKARTA, Des. 5 (Xinhua) Two quakes with magnitudes of 5.7 and 5.1 struck off eastern parts of Indonesia earlier Monday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here. Read more…

INDONESIA::6th East Asia Summit concludes with adoption of 2 key documents

Saturday, November 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov.19,2011
Obama meets Wen in Bali

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) — The East Asia Summit (EAS) concluded with the adoption of two key documents here on Saturday. Read more…

Indonesia:Japan, ASEAN agree on maritime security

Friday, November 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 18,2011
ASEAN proposes free trade zone


Japan and 10 Southeast Asian nations have pledged in a declaration to deepen their defense and maritime security cooperation, apparently in light of increased Chinese naval activity in the South China Sea. Read more…