A major 7.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Indonesia. The earthquake was centered at 2.236°N, 97.046°E in the Banyak Islands. The hypocentral depth of the earthquake was 28.6 miles.
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April 6, 2010
September 30, 2009
A magnitude 7.9 earthqauke has rocked Sumatra, Indonesia. The earthquake was centered at 0.797°S, 99.925°E which is about 30 miles from Padang. Its hypocentral depth was set at 52.8 miles. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) has issued a tsunami watch for Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and India.
January 3, 2009
Indonesia continues to reel under the onslaught of major earthquakes striking Papua New Guinea. A 7.3 magnitude earthquake occurred about three hours ago. Early this morning Indonesia time, a 7.6 magnitude hit Papua New Guinea with aftershocks continuing through the morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Indonesia.
April 11, 2008
From the Telegraph: “In 2006, some 80 percent of youth aged 15 to 17 were prone to access websites containing hardcore pornography, and most of them access the websites while they are studying. …” Read The Full Story At The Telegraph.
December 4, 2007
Many of you remember Ida Yarni Sambue, Theresia Morangke, and Alrfita Poliw as the Christian schoolgirls that were beheaded by Muslim militants. Their murderers were caught, but justice has been denied these three young women. Wiwin Kalahe alias Rahman was sentenced to 19 years in prison; Yudi Heriyanto alias Udit and Agus Nur Muhammad alias [...]
September 12, 2007
** An Important Update Has Been Logged ** The preliminary magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred about 62 miles SW of Bangkahulu, Indonesia. The epicenter was at 4.369°S, 101.557°E. The hypocentral depth of the earthquake hasn’t been accurately determined at this time. The earthquake’s magnitude has been revised upwards to magnitude 8.2 from 7.9 The earthquake’s magnitude [...]
August 8, 2007
A preliminary magnitude 7.4 earthquake has hit Java. The earthquake’s epicenter is only 65 miles from Jakarta, but its hypocentral depth is deep, occurring at almost 180 miles beneath the surface, which I believe may mitigate its destructiveness. The original intensity of the earthquake has been revised upward from 7.4 to magnitude 7.5. Source: United [...]
March 21, 2007
What a disgrace—three Islamic militants found guilty of beheading three Christian schoolgirls in Poso, have been sentenced to prison for 14 years and 20 years respectively. Hasanuddin, Lilik Purnomo, and Irwanto Irano were found guilty of the beheading of three Christian schoolgirls—Ida Yarni Sambue, Theresia Morangke, and Alrfita Poliw. Judge Udar Siregar said Hasanuddin’s actions [...]
March 6, 2007
An important update to this story has been posted Two powerful earthquakes struck Indonesia early this morning killing at least 70 people. The first temblor, preliminary magnitude 6.3, struck at 10:49am Jakarta time and was situated at 0.536°S, 100.498°E near Lake Singkarak in West Padang. The second temblor, preliminary magnitude 6.1, struck at 12:49pm Jakarta [...]
October 27, 2006
May 29th, 2006 marked the beginning of devastation for Sidoarjo, East Java. On that day, Lapindo Brantas drilled down 9,840 feet into what it thought was a gas deposit. Instead, it tapped into a gigantic underground mud lake and unleashed a mud volcano which some estimate will flow for 31 years: Der Spiegal—What happened then [...]