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BNPB distributes stimulant fund to 647 families affected by earthquake

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) distributed stimulant funds to 647 families whose houses were damaged by the earthquake in Nagrak Village, Cianjur District, West Java Province. The government provided stimulus ...

Antara News 9 Dec 2022 4:31 pm

This Unique Bunker Bed Will Protect You During Earthquake; Here's How

The video garnered 6 million views on Twitter.

News18 9 Dec 2022 10:48 am

New fault caused 5.6-M Cianjur quake: BMKG

- the largest is 4.3 and the smallest is 1.0, he revealed. Related news: Fault in outer-rise zone caused 6.2-M quake in East Java Daryono also noted that the frequency of occurrence of the earthquake was getting ...

Antara News 9 Dec 2022 10:48 am

3.7 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh'sTawang

Northern and northeastern India sit on the fault zones of two enormous tectonic plates, hence they experience frequent earthquakes.

DNA India 9 Dec 2022 7:04 am

Cianjur quake: Govt to continue search for eight missing victims

The Cianjur district government has decided to continue search efforts for eight victims who were buried in a landslide caused by the 5.6-magnitude earthquake on November 21, 2022. It made the decision after the search team ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 11:12 pm

BMKG prohibits public to rebuild settlements along Cugenang Fault

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) urged earthquake survivors in Cianjur District, West Java Province, to not rebuild their buildings on the nine-kilometer Cugenang Fault. BMKG Head Dwikorita Karnawati ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 5:52 pm

Have some dignity, Oxford English Dictionary. No one says goblin mode | Rachel Connolly

I know its word of the year was put to a public vote, but the result smacks of a stunt trying too hard to go viral Society has fallen. The nuclear alarm sounds. Fires rage across the face of the Earth as devastation is wreaked by earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis. A fleet of aliens has landed, from a distant and, apparently, far more evolved corner of the solar system. They understand not only our languages, but our thoughts. They roam our cities, huge tentacled beasts with endless teeth and eyes. All seeing, all knowing. But theyre only the penultimate stage of a long coming decline. Society had already evolved itself out of fertility. Thanks to pollution, or an act of God. Who can say? The end, it seems, is in sight. And then, worst of it all: news reaches me, in my underground concrete bunker, that the Oxford English Dictionary has decided, after a public vote, that its word of the year will be goblin mode . Finally, the four horsemen thunder ferociously across the sky. Rachel Connolly is a London-based journalist from Belfast Continue reading...

The Guardian 8 Dec 2022 4:30 pm

Sukabumi's disaster mitigation agency assesses impact of 5.8-M quake

Sukabumi City Office coordinated with related agencies to conduct a proper assessment of the impact of the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the city on Thursday. The quake that struck at around 7:50 a.m. local time ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 4:15 pm

Bangka Belitung Islands donate Rp1 billion in cash to Cianjur

The Bangka Belitung Islands provincial government demonstrated its solidarity with earthquake victims in Cianjur District, West Java Province, by handing over one billion rupiah in cash to the district administration.We ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 3:11 pm

Sukabumi quake caused by Indo-Australian Plate deformation: BMKG

The 5.8-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Sukabumi city, West Java province, on Thursday morning was triggered by a deformation in the Indo-Australian Plate, the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 3:09 pm

Officers urged to help residents clear earthquake debris

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) instructed the military and police to help residents to clear debris from houses damaged by the earthquake that hit in November in Cianjur District, West Java. The president delivered his ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 3:07 pm

Ministry's final say on house damage levels in Cianjur: President

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) affirmed that the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing would have the final say in determining the class of damage of houses affected by the earthquake in Cianjur District, West Java ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 1:25 pm

5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Russia's Caucasus

5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Russia's Caucasus

India Today 8 Dec 2022 1:12 pm

Earthquake Of 5.5 Magnitude Strikes Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale struck Abepura in Indonesia on Thursday, United States Geological Survey said. As per the United States Geological Survey, the quake was 37.4 km (23.24 miles) below the earths surface, the USGS said. However, no casualty was reported from the incident. Indonesia experiences frequent seismic and [] The post Earthquake Of 5.5 Magnitude Strikes Indonesia appeared first on Pragativadi .

Pragativadi 8 Dec 2022 11:43 am

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes Sukabumi, West Java

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Sukabumi, West Java, on Thursday, at 7:50 a.m. Western Indonesian Time (WIB), with the epicenter located at 7.11 degrees South latitude and 106.99 degrees East longitude. According to ...

Antara News 8 Dec 2022 10:37 am

Deep5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia's capital Jakarta

Earthquakes occur frequently across the sprawling archipelago nation, but it is uncommon for them to be felt in Jakarta.

The New Indian Express 8 Dec 2022 9:28 am

5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Java

Last month, a shallow 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Cianjur, triggering landslides and collapsing buildings.

The Hindu 8 Dec 2022 8:23 am

5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Java

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, less than a month after another quake in the same province killed more than 300 people.

The Times of India 8 Dec 2022 7:51 am

BNPB provides stimulus funds to 8,341 families in Cianjur

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has distributed stimulus funds to 8,341 families whose homes were damaged in the November 2022 earthquake in Cianjur district, West Java.Assistance in the form of cash was ...

Antara News 7 Dec 2022 10:13 pm

BNPB aims to complete Cianjur victims' relocation by June 2023

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) is targeting to complete the relocation of earthquake-affected residents in Cianjur district, West Java, by June 2023.We have made a timeline. The completion is by June ...

Antara News 7 Dec 2022 8:36 pm

Hex review musical Sleeping Beauty casts a darkly dazzling spell

Olivier theatre, London No theatrical effect is spared in this emotional show, which returns to Charles Perraults grisly and grief-ridden fairytale for inspiration This musical twist on Sleeping Beauty has been in repose for the past year after its first run was hit by Covid . It rouses now having shed most of its original leads, including Rosalie Craig. Now Lisa Lambe plays the lugubrious Fairy with bedhead who resembles a goblin from European folklore and is this storys centre. With an original concept by Katrina Lindsay and Rufus Norris (and directed by the latter while Lindsay designs set and costumes), the show looks over-produced at first and desperate to dazzle us. No effect is spared, from dry ice and aerial work to ostrich feathers. Characters have a touch of pantomime but also music hall, commedia dellarte and Molire. There is Disney-style bling too, and Paul Andersons lighting design, with its earthquake of colour, looks in danger of sparking its own mini energy crisis. Continue reading...

The Guardian 7 Dec 2022 5:10 pm

Ministry installs solar panels for Cianjur refugees

The Ministry of Social Affairs has installed solar panels to fulfill the electricity needs of earthquake refugees in Cianjur district, West Java. The installation of the solar panels was ordered by Social Affairs Minister Tri ...

Antara News 7 Dec 2022 2:28 pm

3.0 magnitude earthquake hits Kathua

Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 on Richter scale was reported from Kathua district on Wednesday morning, according to meteorological department here. While no loss of live or damage to property was reported, the earthquake struck at 9:15 a.m. at a depth of 10 km from the surface. Its coordinates are latitude 32.71 degrees and []

Kashmir Reader 7 Dec 2022 10:12 am

Cianjur: Social Service establishes 14 public kitchens

The West Java Social Service has established 14 public kitchens in the 14 sub-districts affected by the November 21, 2022, earthquake in the provinces Cianjur district. Officials said that one public kitchen can supply ...

Antara News 6 Dec 2022 10:09 pm

NFA builds public kitchen to serve quake victims balanced meals

The National Food Agency (NFA) and the local government have established a public kitchen that will make 18 thousand diverse, nutritionally balanced, and safe meal servings for the Cianjur earthquake victims for the next 6 ...

Antara News 6 Dec 2022 10:02 pm

No damage due to Jember quake in Malang: BPBD

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck 233 kilometers south of Jember, East Java, on Tuesday did not cause any damage in Malang, the districts Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) said.So far, there have ...

Antara News 6 Dec 2022 6:25 pm

6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no potential for tsunami

Jakarta, Dec 6 (IANS)A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesias East Java province on Tuesday, but there was no potential for a tsunami. According to the national meteorological, climatological and geophysical agency,

SarkariTel 6 Dec 2022 5:26 pm

Fault in outer-rise zone caused 6.2-M quake in East Java

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported that a 6.2-magnitude (m) earthquake that rattled southern parts of East Java Province on Tuesday afternoon was caused by deformation or fault in the outer-rise ...

Antara News 6 Dec 2022 5:06 pm

Stromboli Eruption Triggers Earthquake And Tsunami On Italian Volcanic Island

Stromboli, one of the four active volcanoes in Italy, has seen fresh eruptions in the last 48 hours.

Forbes 6 Dec 2022 1:59 pm

PMI to build 500 temporary housing units for quake victims

The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has planned to build 500 units of temporary housing for Cianjur District's residents whose houses were brought down and severely damaged by the recent deadly earthquake. The temporary housing ...

Antara News 6 Dec 2022 12:46 pm

Widodo inspects site for quake-resistant homes in Cianjur

President Joko Widodo on Monday visited a site in Sirnagalih village, Cianjur district, West Java province, where at least 200 earthquake-resistant homes will be constructed for victims of the recent 5.6-magnitude ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 6:26 pm

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal, 434 km off Odisha coast

However, there were no reports of flooding in the coastal districts of Odisha due to the earthquake.

The New Indian Express 5 Dec 2022 5:24 pm

House relocations for Cianjur quake victims to be selective: President

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) affirmed that relocation of houses affected by the 5.6-magnitude earthquake in Cianjur District, West Java, in November will be selective, as priority would be accorded to homes located in ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 2:56 pm

People should adhere to disaster-prone area map: PVMBG

The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Agency (PVMBG) reminded the public to comply with the disaster-prone area map (KRB) in order to mitigate various threats arising from geological activities. PVMBG Earthquake ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 2:01 pm

House relocation construction for quake victims commences : Jokowi

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) ensured that the construction of relocation houses for earthquake victims in Cianjur, West Java, is conducted on Monday. The president also noted that the assistance to rebuild damaged houses for ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 1:04 pm

Mount Semeru still spewing avalanches of hot clouds: Official

Mount Semeru in Lumajang District, East Java Province, at 3,676 meters in elevation, continues to spew avalanches of hot clouds, with an amplitude of 25 mm and earthquake lasting 386 seconds on Monday.Based on ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 11:48 am

Cianjur's earthquake caused severe damage to 8,151 houses: official

The Cianjur district administration recorded that the number of houses brought down and severely damaged by the recent earthquake had increased to 8,151.The number of severely damaged houses has increased, from 7,817 to ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 11:16 am

Farmer donates two tons of pineapples to Cianjur's quake victims

A pineapple farmer from Subang District, West Java Province, donated two tons of fresh pineapples to Cianjur District's residents that were severely suffering from the impacts of the recent deadly earthquake.We do ...

Antara News 5 Dec 2022 10:21 am

No aftershocks following 6.1-M Garut quake: BMKG

No aftershocks were reported following the 6.1-magnitude earthquake in Garut, West Java, as of 5:20 p.m. local time (UTC +7) on Saturday, the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported.As of 5:20 ...

Antara News 3 Dec 2022 8:52 pm

6.4M quake jolts Garut, tremors send Cianjur residents out of homes

The tremors from a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Garut district, West Java, on Saturday evening sent some Cianjur residents, who were still traumatized by an earlier quake, rushing out of their homes and offices into open ...

Antara News 3 Dec 2022 7:01 pm

Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia's main island; no tsunami alert

A strong earthquake shook parts of Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, causing panic and sending people into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at magnitude 5.7 and said it was centred about 18 kilometers southeast of Banjar, a city between West Java and Central Java provinces, at a depth of 112 kilometers. A magnitude 5.6 earthquake on Nov. 21 killed at least 331 people and injured nearly 600 in West Java's Cianjur city. It was the deadliest quake in Indonesia since a 2018 quake and tsunami in Sulawesi killed about 4,340 people. Dwikorita Karnawati, head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, said there was no danger of a tsunami but warned of possible aftershocks. The agency put a preliminary magnitude at 6.4. Variations in early measurements are common. High-rises in Jakarta, the capital, swayed for more than 10 seconds

Business Standard 3 Dec 2022 6:24 pm

Hawaii's Mauna Loa: Jaw-dropping images show volcanos eruption from space

Recently released satellite images show the eruption of Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano at new angles. It started late last month following a series of earthquakes.

Fox News 2 Dec 2022 12:46 am

Two Huge Fed Earthquakes Could Be About To Cause Bitcoin And Ethereum Price Chaos

Bitcoin and ethereum have come under severe pressure this year as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates to levels not seen for over a decade...

Forbes 30 Nov 2022 7:00 pm

2001 Gujarat Earthquake Survivors Still Await Ownership of Govt-Allotted Homes - The Quint

2001 Gujarat Earthquake Survivors Still Await Ownership of Govt-Allotted Homes The Quint

Google News 30 Nov 2022 8:00 am

Micro-earthquake in Delhi, 2nd in a month

Light tremors were felt in some parts of the city as a micro-earthquake occurred with the epicentre about 8km west of New Delhi. According to National Center for Seismology, the earthquake of the magnitude 2.5 on the Richter scale struck a part of west Delhi at a depth of 5km.

The Times of India 30 Nov 2022 4:59 am

Sea of Red: Hawaiis Mauna Loa volcano erupts after40years

The worlds largest volcano has erupted. The lava oozing from it has overshadowed Hawaiis night sky with shades of fiery red. The eruptions occurred after a series of earthquakes and tremorsonSunday

Firstpost 29 Nov 2022 3:00 pm

Revisiting Malayalam film Kaazhcha: A tale of emotional bond between strangers

Flix Flashback More than 18 years after it was released, director Blessys debut film continues to evoke a roller-coaster of emotions. Neelima Menon Saina Music Kaazhcha (2004) will always remain Blessys most seminal work. Inspired by an Iranian film, he weaves a compelling story of humanity and compassion in the backdrop of the charming backwaters of Kerala. A little boy from Gujarat gets orphaned in an earthquake and gets lost in a small town in Kerala. His chance meeting with a kind stranger leads us to a narrative that reaffirms our belief in humanity. The boy is homeless, grubby, hungry, and gabbles in an unfamiliar language. Initially, you see him in the company of street urchins who teach him to beg. At night when he snuggles inside open cylindrical tanks along with other children, they try to protect him from a predatory cop. But in a sheer stroke of luck, he bumps into Madhavan, a kind villager who tours the countryside with a 16 mm projector and screens films at local festivals. Blessys debut film, loosely adapted from the Iranian film, Bashu, The Little Stranger, revolves around two strangers who dont understand a word of each other. But destiny has thrown them together. Madhavan is initially wary of this little dirty urchin who keeps following him around, grovelling in a language he finds difficult to grasp. He tries to shoo him away, but the boy keeps coming back to him. Perhaps his innocent unworldly eyes were able to gauge compassion more than adults. Blessy who has also written the film, carefully lays the foundation for the union and reunion of the boy and Madhavan. Its strung together so organically that one is left with no doubt about the element of serendipity in how they met. Its there when Madhavan takes the boys side when he is accused of theft inside a boat. Its there when Madhavan scoops the injured boy from the road while others bicker among themselves. And it seems just right that Madhavan should eventually take him home with him. It's almost impossible not to adore Pavan aka Kochundappri, with his thick mop of hair, smile, and twinkling eyes. Even drenched in grimy clothes, you feel instinctively protective of him. He experiences post-traumatic disorder and screams when he sees buildings collapsing on Madhavans projector and wails as he watches children bonding with their mothers. The only remnant of his past he carries with him is a broken Shaktimaan toy. Blessy captures Madhavans village and its people set in the backdrop of backwaters with a nuanced eye, including their naivety and routine. There is a lot one can relate to. So you have Madhavans parents who arent the stereotypical dependent, dejected lot we are used to seeing on celluloid. They are shown to socialise and have a life of their own. There is a panchayat president who likes to make use of every opportunity to draw attention to himself, the priest who also doubles up as a doctor, and the friendly boatman, and villagers who all seem to know each other. But the most heartwarming sight in Kaazhcha is the compassion that runs deep. At times it almost seems like a fairytale. Madhavans adolescent daughter, Ambili, hardly takes a minute to warm up to the little boy and cries when he goes missing for a few hours. Madhavans gracious and kind wife Lakshmy welcomes the boy warmly. But when the boy plays a role in rescuing Ambili from drowning, Lakshmys first instinct is to make sure her daughter is safe. It is Madhavan who eventually calms the gasping boy. Madhavan is almost portrayed as a blemishless man. Except for the fact that his household is taken care of by Lakshmy since he is always touring for work, Madhavan is a quintessential hero who embodies kindness and purity. He doesnt have an unkind bone in his body and is able to practise altruistic love. There is a sanctity in the bond between Madhavan and the little boy that goes beyond compassion. After a point, Madhavan feels responsible for him and because the character is so well-etched we end up empathising with his empathy. Mammootty plays Madhavan with restraint the naivety never seems cultivated. From the first scene where he is introduced to watching a film in awe to the last, the actor lives as Madhavan. When he expresses his inability to converse in any other language than Malayalam, Mammootty lets you buy it. There is a scene where he listens to his daughter talk to her mother about cows and Madhavan has a conversation with his wife about it the actors body language is so exquisitely awkward and timid, like how a villager would be around his wife. His scenes with Pavan play out smoothly as butter, the evolution so persuasively underlined by the performances of both actors.And the child actor, Yash Gawli, is so natural! Unless your heart is made of stone, there is no way you cant feel an overwhelming surge of love and compassion for this kid. Sanusha as Ambili is another cute sight on the screen. Padmapriya makes an assured debut as Lakshmy, though her role is that of the traditional caregiver in the family. Except for the fact that the songs were a bit haphazardly placed, Kaazhcha evokes the same roller-coaster of emotions even during revisits. But having said that, revisits also prompt you to go for the fast-forward button in the climax scenes because they leave you with a lump in your throat. At times, one wishes the movie had a different culmination though. There was a poetic injustice in that closure. Neelima Menon has worked in the newspaper industry for more than a decade. She has covered Hindi and Malayalam cinema for The New Indian Express and has worked briefly with Silverscreen.in. She now writes exclusively about Malayalam cinema, contributing to Fullpicture.in and thenewsminute.com. She is known for her detailed and insightful features on misogyny and the lack of representation of women in Malayalam cinema.

The News Minute 27 Nov 2022 1:56 pm

2018 Visuals Shared As Recent Condition Of Earthquake-hit Indonesia

BOOM found that the video from 2018 shows the soil liquefaction in Palu city causing an enormous damage in Indonesia.

Boomlive 26 Nov 2022 4:53 pm

A 5.4M Earthquake Shakes Up Oil And Gas Disposal Wells And Nuclear Waste Plans In The Permian Basin Of West Texas.

Regulations have not stopped the increase of earthquakes caused by extensive oil and gas operations, and the impact of these on a proposed nuclear waste disposal site needs to be re-evaluated.

Forbes 25 Nov 2022 10:37 pm

At least 44 dead, 300 injured as 5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia

At least 44 people have been killed in an #earthquake that rattled Indonesia's main island Java on Monday, a local spokesperson said. Over 300 people were injured in the earthquake. The quake had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck near towns south of #Jakarta, according to the United States Geological Survey. Dozens of buildings were damaged, including an Islamic boarding school, a hospital and other public facilities. The quake was felt strongly in the greater Jakarta area.

The New Indian Express 21 Nov 2022 5:19 pm

Why Does Delhi Experience Frequent Earthquakes? Experts Explain

Experts told BOOM, while some earthquakes in Delhi originate locally, Himalayan earthquakes should be of greater concern.

Boomlive 14 Nov 2022 1:33 pm

Rural women empower a model that thrives

SSPs investment in rural women builds their confidence to assume public leadership roles and helps them promote climate resilience, food security, and more. In a pilot project in the wake of the 1993 Latur earthquake,...

The Times of India 12 Nov 2022 12:23 pm

Strong Tremors Felt In Delhi, Neighbouring Areas After Earthquake In Nepal

Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining cities around 2 am today after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck in Nepal, prompting many to rush out of their houses in the middle of the night. The severe tremors lasted for nearly 10 seconds and were reported from Noida and Gurugram as well.

NDTV 9 Nov 2022 8:09 am

The mystery behind the 1991 earthquake in Uttarkashi

Scientists in India recently hailed American space agency NASAs efforts to detect and crash a big asteroid Dymorphos that was movingtowards the earthat a speed of 14,000 miles per hour. Dymorphos, as big as a...

The Times of India 22 Oct 2022 11:59 am