Sangihe

Sangihe

 

(also Sangi), a group of islands in Indonesia, northeast of the island of Celebes between the Molucca and Celebes seas. Area, 800 sq km. The relief is primarily mountainous, with elevations to 1,784 m; there are active volcanoes. The islands have tropical forests. Plantation crops include coconut and nutmeg. There is commercial fishing.

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On the tiny Sangihe Islands close to the epicentre in Indonesia, people ran out of their homes when the quake hit, Toni Supit, head of the islands' Sitaro district, told AFP.
The partnership aims to build the capacity of IUU rule enforcement, Port State Measure development, a number of marine and fishery-related training programs and workshops, Sea Grant Partnership improvement, as well as deep sea exploration cooperation in the Sangihe Talaud Region.
Jakarta time (04:42 GMT) with epicenter at 113 km northwest of Kepulauan Sangihe in the province at the depth of 308 km under sea bed.
This year's Neville Shulman Challenge Award is supporting the work of the Hugging the Coast team, made up of six women sea-kayakers and social scientists who will traverse the 250-kilometre length of the Sangihe Archipelago, from Bunaken to Sangihe in the Celebes Sea of the western Pacific Ocean.
2 on the Richter scale shook part of Sulawesi and Sangihe Islands.
Christian Evangelical Church of Sangihe Talaud (GMIST) [Indonesia]
8 infrastructure and facilities of settlement in 40 areas (regencies of Sambas, Kapuas Hulu, Bengkayang, Nunukan, Sangihe, Marauke) Dep PU 69.
The birds include the Socorro mockingbird (Mimus graysoni) of Socorro Island in Mexico, the black stilt of New Zealand (Himantopus novaezelandiae), the caerulean paradise-flycatcher (Eutrichomyias rowleyi) on Sangihe Island in Indonesia, Gurney's pitta (Pitta gurneyi) of Myanmar and Thailand, the long-legged thicketbird (Trichocichla rufa) of Viti Levu Island in Fiji, and the giant ibis (Pseudibis gigantea) of Cambodia, Laos, and Viet Nam.
Awu, a restless volcano on Sangihe Island in North Sulawesi Province, have been evacuated following signs that it too may erupt.
And at Mount Awu in Sangihe nearly 20,000 people have been evacuated from the mountain slopes.
The island of Sangihe is the last significant landfall as the shadow passes 150 km south of the Philippine island of Mindanao.
In South Sumatera, the districts of Banyuasin and Ogan Komering Ilir districts in South Sumatra province are also joining, as are the Sangihe islands in North Sulawesi province.