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Ma·lu·ku

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Maluku

(mɑːˈluːkuː)
n
(Placename) the Indonesian name for the Moluccas
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(Alliance News) - At least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, an official said.
Summary: Jakarta [Indonesia], July 14 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck off the Maluku islands in Eastern Indonesia on Sunday, United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Cassowaries (Casuarius casuarius) are large, solitary, flightless birds native to the tropical forests and wetlands of New Guinea, northeastern Australia, East Nusa Tenggara, and the Maluku Islands.
Another significant presentation at this-year's Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) was the one on tourist potential and offer of Indonesia, which consists of 17.504 islands, the biggest ones being Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Papua, and smaller islands or group of islands such as Bali, the Lesser Sunda Islands, the Greater Sunda Islands and the Maluku Islands.
This volume compiles 26 stories by local people writing in the spirit of obasudura,o a concept evoking care for others, about their experiences before, during, and after the conflict between Christian and Muslim communities in the Maluku Islands archipelago in Indonesia from 1999 to 2002, particularly in Ambon.
According to NASA, the moon will black out the sun over Indonesia's main western island of Sumatra, before moving across Sulawesi and Borneo, and then over to the Maluku Islands.
NNA - A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes.
The Piper Seneca turboprop was flying from the eastern region of Papua to Tual city in the Maluku Islands when it was caught in a storm around midday.
Jakarta, December 01 (BNA) - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked off the waters in Eastern Indonesia's Maluku islands on Sunday Morning, Climatological and Geophysical Agency reported, No casualties or damage have been reported so far.
Besides taking the Indische Kerk of the Maluku Islands into a new era of growth, Kam was the NZG's point man for mission work in the eastern end of the Dutch East Indies.