Strong earthquake hits Indonesia World

Strong earthquake hits Indonesia

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Northwestern Indonesia's Aceh on January 7, according to the US Geological Survey.
High risks of forest fires in many ASEAN countries World

High risks of forest fires in many ASEAN countries

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) of Indonesia has warned about high risks of forest and land fires in many Southeast Asian countries as a result of dry conditions in the region.
Many forest fire hotspots discovered in Indonesia World

Many forest fire hotspots discovered in Indonesia

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, has detected 54 hotspots at high risk of bush and forest fires in several parts of Riau province, Sumatra island.
Details of Indonesian tsunamis in September released ASEAN

Details of Indonesian tsunamis in September released

The Indonesian media reported on October 10 that three tsunamis that hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island after a powerful earthquake on September 28 had waves as high as 11.3m, reaching as far inland as 468.8m from the coast.
Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots World

Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots

Indonesia’s Terra and Aqua satellites have detected 27 hotspots with risk of forest fire in seven provinces of Sumatra archipelago, according to the Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).