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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

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Mount Bromo erupts, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Indonesia

Indonesian Mount Bromo erupted at 23:00 UTC on February 18, 2019 (06:00 local time, February 19), forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code to Orange (previously unassigned). The Alert Level remains at Level 2 since 2016. The volcano has been erupting...

February 19, 2019

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Dam bursts in West Java, causing deadly floods, Indonesia

Overflowing Cinambo River in Indonesia's West Java province caused a dam holding the river in Pasar Jati to burst, flooding areas around the village of Jatiendah in the Cilengkrang district of Bandung Regency on February 9, 2019. According to official reports, 8...

February 11, 2019

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Karangetang lava flow reaches the sea, 5 villages evacuated, Indonesia

Lava flow produced by Indonesian Karangetang volcano has reached the sea on February 6, 2019. Over 110 villagers have been evacuated so far to safe locations across the volcanic island. Reports available on February 3 said authorities are evacuating Batubulan...

February 06, 2019

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Lava flow produced by Karangetang volcano forces evacuations, Indonesia

At least 22 people were forced to evacuate on Monday, February 4, 2019, after lava flow produced by Mount Karangetan on Siau Island, Indonesia's North Sulawesi reached Malebuhe River near Batubulan village. The flow has almost reached the coastline as of...

February 04, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits North Pagai, West Sumatra, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the island of North Pagai, Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, Indonesia at 09:27 UTC on February 2, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 12 km...

February 02, 2019

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Lava flows at Merapi volcano as it enters new effusive eruption phase, Indonesia

Mount Merapi has entered a new effusive eruption phase on January 29, 2019. The Alert Level remains at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and residents are warned to remain outside of the 3-km (1.8 miles) exclusion zone. Lava flow produced by the eruption reached a distance of...

January 30, 2019

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Floods and landslides death toll jumps to 59, 25 missing in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Deadly floods and landslides triggered by several days of heavy rain left at least 59 people dead and 25 missing in the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi, BNPB's Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said January 25, 2019. At least 47 people were injured and 3 481 evacuated...

January 25, 2019

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Jeneberang river overflows, killing 6 and leaving 10 missing - Sulawesi, Indonesia

At least six people were killed in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province after heavy rain falling for more than 24 hours caused Jeneberang River to overflow on Monday, January 21, 2019. According to Adnan Purichta Ichsan, Gowa regency Regent, 10 people remain...

January 22, 2019

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Strong M6.4 earthquake, M6.0 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia at 05:10 UTC (13:10 local time) on January 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.0 at 23:59 UTC, January 21, M4.9 at...

January 22, 2019

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Volcanic activity intensifies at Mount Merapi, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities are reporting increased activity at Mount Merapi over the past couple of days. Lava has so far flowed up to 800 m (2 624 feet) down the slope of the volcano. Authorities are preparing evacuation routes and emergency shelters as well as...

January 16, 2019

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Tornado hits West Java, damaging more than 300 homes, Indonesia

A strong tornado swept through a residential area of Rancaekek district, Bandung Regency of Indonesia's West Java at 15:15 local time on Friday, January 11, 2019. It is unclear at this time how long the twister was on the ground, but the damage it caused is...

January 12, 2019

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M6.6 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit Molucca Sea, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Molucca Sea, Indonesia at 17:27 UTC on January 6, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 60 km (37 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 40 km (25.8 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian...

January 06, 2019

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New cracks discovered at Anak Krakatau raise new landslide and tsunami fears, Indonesia

While volcanic activity continues at Indonesian Anak Krakatau, authorities said they've discovered new cracks running through the remaining island. The discovery raises fears that another potentially large-scale landslide and tsunami could be produced....

January 05, 2019

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Lewotolo volcano Alert Level raised, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the Alert Level for Lewotolo stratovolcano, East Nusa Tenggara from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1 - 4). The Aviation Color Code remains Yellow. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2012. The decision to raise the alert level...

January 02, 2019

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New eruptions at Anak Krakatau eject ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

New strong eruptions were reported at Anak Krakatau early January 2, 2019 (UTC) after several days of relative calm. According to the Darwin VAAC, ash plumes were observed rising up to 12 km (40 000 feet) and 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. Volcanic ash up to...

January 02, 2019

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Large landslide hits Indonesia, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 20 missing

Tons of mud crashed onto a village located in mountains of Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday, December 31, 2018, killing at least 15 people and leaving more than 20 missing. The landslide took place early Monday in Sirnaresmi village of West Java's...

January 01, 2019

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Tornado kills 1, damages 165 homes in West Java, Indonesia

A strong tornado swept through West Java, Indonesia on December 30, 2018, killing one person and damaging 165 homes. The tornado touched down in Panguragan Kulon village in Panguragan, Cirebon around 15:30 local time, Sunday. According to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho,...

January 01, 2019

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Anak Krakatau volcano alert level raised to 3 of 4, more tsunamis possible, Indonesia

Volcanic activity at Anak Krakatau continues increasing, forcing Indonesian authorities to raise the alert level from 2 to 3 (of 4) at 23:00 UTC on December 26, 2018 (06:00 WIB, December 27). More tsunamis are possible and BMKG recommends communities to stay 500 m -...

December 27, 2018

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High-impact eruption at Krakatau volcano, deadly tsunami produced, Indonesia

Powerful eruptions are taking place at Indonesian Krakatau volcano over the past 24 hours. The volcano is producing large lava flows and undersea landslides believed to be the cause of at least one deadly tsunami. According to the Darwin VAAC advisory issued 00:25...

December 23, 2018

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Karangetang volcano: Sharp increase in seismicity, alert level raised, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Karangetang stratovolcano from 2 to 3 (Siaga) on December 21, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on November 25, 2018, forcing authorities to raise to Aviation Color Code to Orange. The...

December 22, 2018

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Violent eruption at Soputan volcano, alert level raised to Red, Indonesia

An intense eruptive phase started at North Sulawesi's Soputan volcano at 17:02 UTC, December 15, 2018 (01:02 LT, December 16). The volcano is producing lava fountains and ash columns up to 8 km (26 200 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised...

December 16, 2018

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Tornado hits the city of Bogor, leaving a trail of destruction and at least one person dead, Indonesia

At least one person was killed after a tornado struck the Indonesian city of Bogor, West Java on December 6, 2018. The tornado formed at about 15:00 LT, leaving a trail of destruction and killing a 45-year-old man. According to local media reports, the man died...

December 06, 2018

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Heavy rains cause deadly landslides and flash floods, turn roads into rivers, Indonesia

Another round of heavy rain is affecting Indonesia over the past couple of days, causing dangerous flash floods and landslides across parts of the country. A landslide struck Daun Paris Raja Berneh hot springs resort in Daulu village of Karo District, North...

December 03, 2018

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Deadly floods hit Indonesia, more than 1 400 homes flooded

At least 4 people have been killed over the past 4 days in Indonesian provinces of West Sumatra and West Java after heavy rain caused severe flooding and landslides. First flood reports started coming in on November 2 from areas around Padang, West Sumatra where...

November 06, 2018

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Severe flash floods and landslides leave at least 27 dead, dozens missing across Sumatra, Indonesia

At least 27 people have been killed and dozens are still missing after heavy rain caused severe flash flooding and landslides across the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The worst affected was North Sumatra with 18 reported casualties, West Sumatra with 8, and Riau...

October 14, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Bali Sea, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.4 hit Bali Sea, Indonesia at 18:44 UTC on October 10 (01:44 LT, October 11), 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M6.0 at a depth of...

October 10, 2018

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Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia

A new phreatic eruption took place at Mount Gamalama volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia at 02:52 UTC on October 4, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2016. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Ash column with...

October 04, 2018

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Sulawesi M7.5 and tsunami death toll climbs to more than 2 000, Indonesia

The number of people killed in shallow M7.5 earthquake and tsunami it caused on September 28 climbed to 1 407 today, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said October 3, 2018. An estimated 66 000 homes have been destroyed or...

October 03, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Sumba region of Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.3 hit Sumba region of Indonesia at 00:16 UTC (07:16 local time) on October 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC is...

October 02, 2018

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Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits Sulawesi, major tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Indonesia

Very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 10:02 UTC (18:02 WITA) on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). BMKG is reporting M7.4 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M7.4 at the...

September 28, 2018