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19 Feb 2008 description

HIGHLIGHTS

- Early prospects point to the possibility of a significant increase in world cereal production in 2008, mainly following expansion of winter grain plantings in Europe and the United States coupled with generally satisfactory weather conditions.

- International prices of most cereals remain high and some are still on the increase.

28 Nov 2007 description
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Situation

On November 26th 2007 at 00.02 am, three earthquake at the magnitude of 6.7 Richter Scale, 5 Richter Scale , and 6.8 Richter Scale rattled Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. The Epicenter is at 18 miles below sea level just off the northeast coast of Sumbawa Island, Nusa Tenggara Barat.

27 Nov 2007 description
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Panca Nugraha, The Jakarta Post, Mataram

Three people are feared dead, while scores more are injured and hundreds of buildings destroyed or badly damaged in various districts in Bima and Dompu regencies, West Nusa Tenggara, after powerful earthquakes hit the area Monday.

Data at the Mataram Meteorological and Geophysics Agency (BMG) showed the 6.8 magnitude quake occurred at 2:53 a.m. local time on Nov.

27 Nov 2007 description

Glide no. EQ-2007-000215-IDN

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In Brief

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26 Nov 2007 description
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Just after midnight on November 26th 2007 at 00.02 am, three earthquake at the magnitude of 6.7 Richter Scale, 5 Richter Scale , and 6.8 Richter Scale rattled Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. The Epicenter is at 18 miles below sea level just off the northeast coast of Sumbawa Island, Nusa Tenggara Barat. The impact of earthquake was reportedly felt all the way to Bali Island, located 215 miles from the epicenter The local media reported casualties of 6 dead, 45 injured, 40 houses reportedly damaged so far. A tsunami warning was immediately issued, but was cancelled a few hours later.

25 Nov 2007 description

Earthquake Summary

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred in Sumbawa Region, Indonesia at 9:02 AM MST, Nov 25, 2007 (Nov 26 at 12:02 AM local time in Indonesia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.

Felt Reports

Three people killed, hundreds injured and hundreds of houses destroyed (V) in the Bima-Dompu-Raba area. Felt (IV) at Sumbawabesar; (III) at Taliwang.