Day: December 4, 2022

6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted western Indonesia

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s western province of West Java yesterday, but did not trigger a tsunami, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency reported. The agency had first reported the quake with 6.4-magnitude, and it has now been revised to 6.1 magnitude, head of quake and tsunami mitigation division of

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru Volcano Alert Status Raised to Highest Level: Agency

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Indonesia’s Mount Semeru erupted Sunday, spewing hot ash clouds a mile into the sky, prompting authorities to raise the volcano’s alert status to the highest level. The eruption of the highest mountain on Indonesia’s main island of Java around 800 kilometers southeast of the capital of Jakarta sparked

Indonesia Evacuates Villagers as Volcano Erupts on Java Island

JAKARTA — A volcano erupted in Indonesia on Sunday spewing a cloud of ash 15 km into the sky and forcing the evacuation of nearly 2,000 people, authorities said, as they issued their highest warning for the area in the east of Java island. There were no immediate reports of any

Indonesians will not be swayed by identity politics: Amin

Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has expressed confidence that Indonesians will not be swayed by identity politics in the run-up to the 2024 General Elections. “I believe we (are committed) for long to avoid identity politics, and political differences, as well as differences on (preferred) presidential candidates, will not break this

Bromo tourism not affected by Mt. Semeru’s hot cloud eruption

Tourism activities on Mount Bromo, East Java, part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area, were not affected by the Mount Semeru emitting hot cloud avalanches on Sunday. “Currently, there is no impact (on Mt. Bromo tourism) because the direction of the hot clouds is towards the southeast,” the

Ciliwung River conservation expected to be national standard: Minister

Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said on Sunday that the implementation of conservation of the Ciliwung River in Jakarta hopefully becomes a national standard for the preservation of other rivers throughout Indonesia. Speaking at the Ciliwung Rowing Festival here, he said the preservation of the Ciliwung River could be emulated