The Pacific Ring of Fire

February 12, 2009

When it comes to natural disaster, I think all Indonesian should work together supporting and helping our brother and sister  whenever a natural disaster occur. We can not ignore the impact of natural disaster by only screaming for our own interest outside Indonesian Embassy abroad. Begging for independence from the Dutch, US and UK is something irresponsible when our brother and sister need help. We know that our capacity in helping ourself is very low, and we need help from our ethnic brother from Molluca, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Bali, Kalimantan, Java and Sumatera, we are one brotherhood of Indonesia.

Yesterday, 10 February 2009, a series of moderate earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.6, 5.4, 5.2 and 5.0 struck Indonesia, with no report of damage or casualties, meteorology agency said. Read the rest of this entry »

Two quakes hit West Papua on Monday

November 25, 2008

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Two earthquakes respectively measuring 5.2 and 5.5 on the Richter scale hit West Papua Province, on Monday.

The national meteorological and geophysics office said here on Monday that the 5.2-magnitude quake occurred at 12.23 am Western Indonesian Time (WIB). Read the rest of this entry »