Articles tagged "indonesia"

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Eruption at Mount Merapi spews ash up to 5.9 km (19 098 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

Authorities have issued an aviation warning following the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi on October 14, 2019. The volcano, situated on the border of Central Java and Yogyakarta, erupted at 09:31 UTC (16:31 LT) and expelled a column of ash up to 5.9 km (19...

October 15, 2019

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Early warning signals before deadly flank collapse at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

Research has shown that the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia displayed clear warning signals before it collapsed into the Sunda strait between the Sumatra and Java islands on December 22, 2018. The event triggered a tsunami which resulted in 430 fatalities. The...

October 05, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Maluku, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.8 hit Seram Island, Maluku, Indonesia at 23:46 UTC on September 25, 2019 (08:46 local time, September 26). The agency is reporting a depth of 18.2 km (11.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 18.2...

September 26, 2019

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57 000 people in Indonesia remain homeless a year after M7.5 Sulawesi earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction

A year after M7.5 earthquake, devastating tsunami, and liquefaction ravaged Sulawesi in Indonesia, approximately 57 000 residents are still homeless up to now, the Indonesian Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and Red Crescent Societies...

September 23, 2019

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Very close view of Surtseyan eruption at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

A group of tourists visited Anak Krakatau on September 18, 2019, and managed to capture a surprising explosion from a very close distance. The activity at the volcano has not changed over the past weeks, with intermittent phreatic or phreatomagmatic explosions in...

September 21, 2019

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Very deep M6.2 and M6.0 earthquakes hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia

Two very deep earthquakes, registered as M6.2 and M6.0 by the USGS, hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia at 07:06 and 07:32 UTC on September 19, 2019. The agency is reporting depths of 611.8 km (380 miles) and 591.2 km (367 miles), respectively. EMSC is reporting...

September 19, 2019

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New research shows the role of earthquake motions in causing devastating 2018 tsunami in Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia

An international team of geologists, geophysicists, and mathematicians presented in a newly published study how coupled computer models can exactly display the conditions that resulted in the 2018 Palu earthquake and tsunami - one of the deadliest natural disasters...

September 12, 2019

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Indonesia relocating capital city to Borneo

Indonesia’s new capital city will be relocated to the East Kalimantan province on Borneo Island, President Joko Widodo has declared. Jakarta, the current capital, is 'holding a too heavy burden as the center of governance, finance, business, trade, and...

September 08, 2019

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Slamet volcano alert level raised, Central Java, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Slamet volcano in Central Java from 1 to 2 on August 9, 2019. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2014. The Center for Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG) raised the status of the volcano due...

August 09, 2019

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Strong and shallow M7.4 earthquake hit near the coast of southwest Sumatra, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M7.4 hit off the coast of southwest Sumatra, Indonesia at 12:03 UTC (19:03 local time) on August 2, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 52.8 km...

August 02, 2019

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Strong phreatic eruption at Tangkubanparahu, heavy ashfall reported, Indonesia

A strong phreatic eruption took place at Indonesian Tangkubanparahu volcano (also know as Tangkupan Perahu) early July 26, 2019. Two people have been injured and taken to hospital. Continuous eruption with volcanic ash rising up to 2.7 km (9 000 feet) above sea...

July 26, 2019

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Increased activity at Tangkubanparahu volcano, Indonesia

PVMBG is reporting increased seismic activity under Tangkubanparahu volcano (also known as Tangkuban Perahu), West Java, Indonesia. The last time this volcano erupted was back in 2013 (VEI 2). This volcano has a known history of VEI 1 and 2 eruptions over the past...

July 24, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia

A new eruption was reported at Mount Bromo, Indonesia at 09:37 UTC on July 19, 2019, lasting 7 minutes and 14 seconds and triggering panic among residents. Ashfall was reported in two areas of Malang Regency, including Gubuklkah located 14 km (8.7 miles) where...

July 20, 2019

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Powerful M7.3 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.3 hit Halmahera, Indonesia at 09:10 UTC (16:10 WIB) on July 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Indonesian BMKG is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The...

July 14, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Molucca Sea, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit the Molucca Sea, Indonesia at 15:08 UTC on July 7, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.3 km (22.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The epicenter was located...

July 07, 2019

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Violent phreatomagmatic eruption at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

A violent phreatomagmatic eruption took place at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia at 02:09 UTC (09:09 LT) on June 25, 2019. The volcano continues to be restless. Most of the time, its crater is only steaming, but occasionally, strong steam-driven explosions, such as...

June 26, 2019

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Strong M7.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea at intermediate depth, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.3 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 02:53 UTC (11:53 local time) on June 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 208 km (129 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.3 at a depth of 214 km (133 miles). According to the USGS, the...

June 24, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Papua, Indonesia at 17:24 UTC on June 19, 2019 (02:24 LT, June 20). The agency is reporting a depth of 12.1 km (7.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was...

June 19, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, ash to 9.1 km (30 000 feet), Indonesia

A strong eruption took place at Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia at 17:40 UTC on June 12, 2019. The eruptive pulse lasted 3 minutes and 53 seconds. Volcanic ash rose up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) above sea level, drifting southwest, according to data provided by Darwin...

June 12, 2019

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Powerful eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet), Indonesia

A new high-level eruption started at Indonesian Mount Sinabung around 09:28 UTC on June 9, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash is rising up to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) above sea level at 10:05 UTC, moving west. "Webcam...

June 09, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Merapi, estimated volume of lava dome 458 000 cubic meters, Indonesia

An eruption at one of Indonesia's most active volcanos, Mount Merapi, produced ash column up to 3 768 m (12 326 feet) above sea level on June 3, 2019. By June 1, the volcano had emitted 72 ash columns from its crater since it entered a new effusive eruption...

June 03, 2019

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New high-level eruption at Agung volcano, Indonesia

A new high-level eruption took place at Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia at 03:42 UTC (11:42 local time) on May 31, 2019. According to the Darwin VAAC, a high-level eruption was observed on webcam and satellite imagery to an estimated height of 9.1 km (30 000 feet)...

May 31, 2019

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High-level eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Sinabung volcano at 19:53 UTC on May 24, 2019 (02:53 LT, May 25). The Tokyo VAAC reported discrete eruption of volcanic ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption lasted just over 7 minutes. It came...

May 25, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, several flights canceled - Bali, Indonesia

Indonesian Agung volcano erupted again on Friday, May 24, 2019, ejecting ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption took place at 11:23 UTC (19:23 WITA) and lasted for 4 minutes and 30 seconds. The Darwin VAAC said volcanic ash was observed on...

May 24, 2019

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Amazing view of new eruption at Agung volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian Agung volcano erupted again at 18:08 UTC on May 17, 2019 (02:08 LT, May 18), ejecting ash up to 7.6 km (25 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code is Red. The Darwin VAAC estimated volcanic ash height at 7.6 km (25 000 feet) a.s.l. based on...

May 17, 2019

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Relatively strong eruption at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia

A relatively strong eruption took place at Indonesian Sinabung volcano at 02:48 UTC (19:48 local time) on May 7, 2019. According to the Darwin VAAC, the eruption produced a column of ash up to 4.6 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, drifting ESE. This is about 2 km (6...

May 07, 2019

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Large sinkhole opens near homes in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia

A very large sinkhole opened in a rice field near homes in Kadudampit District of Indonesian Sukabumi Regency, West Java on April 28, 2019. The formation of the sinkhole was accompanied by a loud rumble, reportedly heard 150 m (500 feet) away. It's currently 12...

April 30, 2019

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Discrete eruption at Mount Agung, ash to 4.6 km (15 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A discrete eruption took place at Mount Agung, Indonesia at 22:34 UTC on April 29, 2019 (05:34 LT on April 30). The eruption lasted 2 minutes and 15 seconds, with a maximum amplitude of 25 mm. According to Darwin VAAC, the eruption sent volcanic ash up to 4.6 km (15...

April 30, 2019

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29 killed, 13 missing and thousands affected after floods and landslides hit Indonesia

29 people have been killed and at least 13 others are still missing after floods and landslides hit the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and Bengkulu province in western parts of the country on April 26 and 27, 2019. Torrential rains have triggered the natural disaster...

April 28, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, ash rains down on Bali, Indonesia

A new eruption took place at Indonesian Mount Agung, Bali at 19:20 UTC on April 20, 2019 (03:20 local time, April 21). The eruption produced a column of ash up to 5.4 km (18 000 feet) above sea level. Ashfall hit parts of Bali, including Klungkung, Bangli, Denpasar,...

April 21, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of Central Sulawesi, tsunami possible, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia at 11:40 UTC on April 12, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.5 km (10.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of M6.8 at a depth of 10 km (6.2...

April 12, 2019

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Deep M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Banda Sea, Indonesia at 21:55 UTC on April 6, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 538.5 km (334 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 543 km (337 miles). The epicenter was located 149 km...

April 06, 2019

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Indonesian Mount Agung erupts again, sparking panic among locals, Bali

Indonesian Mount Agung erupted again at 17:31 UTC on April 3, 2019, ejecting volcanic ash up to 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code remains Orange and Alert Level at 3 of 4. Seismograph recorded and eruption amplitude of 25 mm and a duration...

April 04, 2019

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Mount Agung erupts, Bali international airport operating normally, Indonesia

Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, Bali, Indonesia erupted at 10:25 UTC on Thursday, March 28, 2019 (18:25 LT). PVMBG maintains alert status at level 3. The eruption lasted 2 minutes and 32 seconds and ashfall was reported on villages located on the slopes of the...

March 29, 2019

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hit Molucca Sea, Indonesia

A shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.3 hit the Molucca Sea, Indonesia at 04:37 UTC (11:37 local time) on March 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting M6.1 at a depth of 37.4 km (23.2 miles) and 60 km...

March 24, 2019

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Eruption continues at Bromo volcano, Malang airport remains in operation, Indonesia

The eruption at Mount Bromo continues at moderate levels on March 18, 2019. This eruptive phase started on February 18, 2019 after 29 months of relative quiet. The Alert Level of the volcano remains at 2 of 5 since 2016. Visitors and tourists are prohibited from...

March 18, 2019

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Deadly earthquake-triggered landslide hits Lombok, Indonesia

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.5 km hit Mount Rinjani, Indonesia at 07:07 UTC (14:07 local time) on March 17, 2019, triggering deadly landslide at the Tiu Kelep Waterfall in Bayan district. The quake hit at a depth of 23.6 km (14.7 miles)....

March 17, 2019

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At least 77 killed, 116 injured as severe flash floods hit Papua, Indonesia

At least 77 people were killed, 116 injured and 4 000+ displaced in the Indonesian province of Papua over the weekend as heavy rain produced severe flash floods and landslides, the country's disaster officials said Sunday, March 17, 2019. The worst of the...

March 17, 2019

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PVMBG warns firsherfolk to stay away from Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) has called on fisherfolk to stay alert and maintain a safe distance from Anak Krakatau volcano after an increase in eruptive activity was recorded in late February. The PVMBG recorded that there...

March 05, 2019

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Dozens of homes damaged after tornado hits Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

A damaging tornado hit the village of Liliba near the city of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia around 13:00 local time Thursday, February 28, 2019. "A number of houses and some other structures were damaged. Almost all of the roof of their houses...

February 28, 2019