The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
24 Jun 2019 9:15 AM
Deadly fires are not uncommon in Indonesia due to poor safety standards that are routinely flouted, while illegal businesses are widespread.
22 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
As per reports, there have been no clarity on the reason of fire but it has been extinguished.
21 Jun 2019 3:44 PM
'It also insults Islam,' said Faisal Ali, deputy chairman of the Aceh Ulema Council.
19 Jun 2019 6:37 PM
The epicentre was 133 km northwest of the city of Kupang on Timor island, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.
17 Jun 2019 2:23 PM
Some 43 people were injured in the multi-vehicle accident and rushed to hospital, police said.
17 Jun 2019 2:09 PM
The national disaster agency said the eruption lasted 4 minutes and 30 seconds and spread lava and incandescent rocks.
25 May 2019 1:39 PM
Election Commission showed President Joko Widodo won 55.5 per cent of the votes in the April 17 poll.
25 May 2019 11:57 AM
'The number of people dead was six,' he said, adding that hospitals were conducting post mortems to determine the cause of death.
22 May 2019 10:47 AM
Widodo won with over 85 million of the total 154 million votes cast in the world's third-largest democracy.
21 May 2019 9:10 AM
Approximately 80 per cent of the total 193 million voters cast their ballots in more than 8,00,000 polling stations located across country.
29 Apr 2019 7:43 AM
Some 12,000 people have been evacuated while many buildings, bridges and roads have been damaged by the severe weather, officials said.
28 Apr 2019 4:32 PM
A specially signed version of the stamp will be on display at the Philately Museum in Jakarta, the statement said.
24 Apr 2019 10:22 AM
Polling stations opened at 7 am (2200 GMT on Tuesday) in the east and will close at 1 pm (0600 GMT) in the west.
17 Apr 2019 10:21 AM
A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday.
12 Apr 2019 6:36 PM
The investigation into the crash, which killed all 189 people on board, has taken on new relevance at the US FAA.
20 Mar 2019 2:21 PM
At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region.
19 Mar 2019 2:53 PM
At least 77 people have been killed by flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province.
17 Mar 2019 8:59 AM
Photos released showed rescue workers on muddy hillside scrambling to pull out survivors and carry them away on stretchers during the night.
27 Feb 2019 11:06 AM
Jakarta asked for a 5 percentage point cut in India’s import tax to match the tariff of 45 pc New Delhi charges on products from Malaysia.
23 Feb 2019 4:10 PM