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M 6.4 in Indonesia on 13 Aug 2017 03:08 UTC
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Indonesia: The 1st Meeting of Southeastern Asia-Oceania Flash Flood Guidance (SAOFFG) Steering Committee
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:37:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

The 1st Meeting of Southeastern Asia-Oceania Flash Flood Guidance (SAOFFG) Steering Committee appointed the Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia as the Regional Center for Flash Flood Guidance System Project (FFGSP).

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Duck and cover: Indonesian children take part in tsunami drill
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:45:00 +0200   euronews-en (en)

Students scrambled to safety as sirens blared during a tsunami drill on the Indonesia n resort island of Bali on Tuesday, part of a campaign to ....

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Indonesia’s Bali holds tsunami drills for school students
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:13:00 +0200   expressindia (en)

Students scrambled to safety as sirens blared during a tsunami drill on the Indonesia n resort island of Bali on Tuesday, part of a campaign to prepare for disasters in the quake-prone country. Students at the Tanjung Benoa 2 elementary school took cover under their desks when the quake drill began,....

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Earthquake and tsunami evacuation drill in Bali, Indonesia
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:51:00 +0200   cna (en)

Μακρά επικοινωνία Προέδρου Αναστασιάδη - Πρωθυπουργού Εσθονίας για Κυπριακό -Στο 3,5% ο ρυθμός ανάπτυξης το β’ τρίμηνο, για «ισχυρή ανάπτυξη της οικονομίας» κάνει λόγο ο ΥΠΟΙΚ -Μαίνονται πύρινα μέτωπα στην Ελλάδα - Ετοιμη η Κύπρος να συνδράμει στην κατάσβεση των πυρκαγιών εφόσον της ζητηθεί, είπε....

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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake registered in eastern Indonesia
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:46:00 +0200   trendnews-az (en)

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit the city of Abepura in Papua province, eastern Indonesia , Sputnik reported citing the United States Geological Survey (USGS). According to the information, the quake was registered at 23:49 UTC, with the epicenter located 88 miles to the south-west of the city at the depth of 23 miles.

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Indonesian earthquake: Tsunami warning withdrawn
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:33:00 +0200   srilankasource (en)

The tsunami warning alert issued to the coastal areas of Sri Lanka this morning, following the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit off the Indonesia n island of Sumatra, has been withdrawn, the National Tsunami Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology said. ...

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Very strong earthquake off the coast of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia - August 13, 2017
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:13:00 +0200   earthquake-report (en)

Update Monday 07:39 UTC : The ultimate explanatory earthquake poster from this earthquake comes from geologist Dr. Jay Patton. Click on the image to be linked to his site. The poster contains lots of important scientific information and can be viewed in full format in his site.

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Strong Quake Shakes Indonesian Island of Sumatra
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:45:00 +0200   laht (en)

JAKARTA – A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck on Sunday off the west coast of the Indonesia n island of Sumatra, although authorities have not yet reported any damages or victims. The United States Geological Service, which records seismic activity around the world, said the quake struck at a depth of 35.

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Terremoti, forte scossa in Indonesia
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:25:00 +0200   gossip-libero (it)

27 Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6.4 ha colpito la costa meridionale di Sumatra, in Indonesia . Non ci sono segnalazioni di danni né allerta tsunami. L'epicentro, stando ai dati dell'istituto geologico statunitense, è a 74 km a ovest di ... C'è stato un terremoto di magnitudo 6.5 nella regione dello Sichuan, in Cina.

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Indonesian earthquake: Tsunami warning withdrawn
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:01:00 +0200   dailymirror (en)

The tsunami warning alert issued to the coastal areas of Sri Lanka this morning, following the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit off the Indonesia n island of Sumatra, has been withdrawn, the National Tsunami Early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology said. It said there was no tsunami threat to Sri Lanka at present.

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Scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6.4 in Indonesia
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:54:00 +0200   infooggi (it)

INDONESIA, 13 AGOSTO - Una forte scossa di terremoto è stata registrata alle 05.08 italiane, corrispondenti alle 11.08 locali, nell’Oceano Indiano orientale in prossimità dell’isola di Sumatra. Stando ai dati giunti dai sismografi dell’USGS il terremoto ha raggiunto la magnitudo 6.

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Sismo de 6,5 Richter sacude nuevamente a la isla de Sumatra en Indonesia
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:16:00 +0200   biobiochile (es)

enviar. Piangella Obrador Durante este sábado se registró un sismo de 6,5 Richter al sureste de la isla de Sumatra, lugar reconocido por la gran cantidad de eventos telúricos que se producen. El movimiento telúrico provocó pánico entre la población que huyó de sus hogares, pese a que los expertos descartaron el riesgo de un tsunami.

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Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s Sumatra; no major damage
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:57:00 +0200   dailyjournal (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia A strong earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panicked residents to run from their homes but no major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake Sunday morning had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles).

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Un sismo de magnitud de 6,4 golpea Indonesia, sin alerta de tsunami
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:31:00 +0200   elcarabobeno (es)

Un sismo de magnitud 6,4 golpeó este domingo la isla de Sumatra, en Indonesia , un movimiento telúrico que provocó pánico entre la población, que huyó de sus hogares, pese a que los expertos descartaron el riesgo de un tsunami. El sismo se produjo a una profundidad de 35 kilómetros a las 10H08 hora....

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Strong quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra; no major damage
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 21:53:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " A strong earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panicked residents to run from their homes but no major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake Sunday morning had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles).

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Un sismo de magnitud de 6,4 golpea Indonesia
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:59:00 +0200   t13 (es)

AFP. El sismo se produjo a una profundidad de 35 kilómetros a las 10:08 hora local a 73 kilómetros al oeste de Bengkulu, según los datos del Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS). "El terremoto fue largo y poco profundo, se sintió desde Padang, en Sumatra Occidental, pero no hay alerta de....

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Very strong earthquake off the coast of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia - August 13, 2017
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:21:00 +0200   earthquake-report (en)

Update 09:56 UTC : We have knowledge of 4 houses being damaged by the earthquake. Luckily no sings of any injuries. Update 08:07 UTC : Main earth movement based on the current focal mechanism. Image courtesy Observatoire Geoscope. We believe that Fault plane 2 shows what happened.

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Magnitude 6.6 Quake Strikes Off Indonesia's Sumatra Island
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:06:00 +0200   plenglish (en)

Jakarta,Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Indonesia ''s island of Sumatra on Sunday (Aug 13), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage in the quake, which hit at a depth of 35km, at a distance of 81km west of the city of Bengkulu.

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Strong quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra; tremors felt in S'pore
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 17:20:00 +0200   todayonline (en)

. The US Geological Survey said the quake Sunday morning had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35km and was centered 74 kilometers (46 miles) west of the coastal city of Bengkulu. Photo: US Geological Survey. JAKARTA — A strong earthquake struck Sunday (Aug 13) off the coast of....

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Fuerte sismo ocurre en aguas frente a Sumatra, en Indonesia
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 17:02:00 +0200   yucatan (es)

YAKARTA, Indonesia . (AP) — Un fuerte sismo ocurrió el domingo en el mar a la costa sur de Sumatra, en Indonesia, provocando que los habitantes huyan despavoridos de sus viviendas pero sin causar daños. Las autoridades tampoco emitieron de momento advertencia alguna de tsunami a causa del movimiento telúrico.

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