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Mount Agung erupts ash 4.5 km a.s.l., Alert Level remains at 3

Mount Agung erupted at 03:49 UTC on February 13, 2018, ejecting a column of ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, that's 1.5 km (5 000 feet) above the crater. The eruption comes two days after authorities lowered Alert Level from 4 to 3, the second...

February 13, 2018

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Deadly floods and landslides hit Indonesia after extreme rainfall

Floods and landslides left several people dead or missing and more than 6 500 people living in parts of South and East Jakarta displaced due to floods as authorities were forced to release water from a major reservoir in the city of Bogor on Monday, February 5,...

February 06, 2018

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Tornado hits Panggang Island, leaving 21+ homes damaged, Indonesia

A damaging tornado swept through Panggang Island in the Thousand Islands regency of Indonesia around 03:45 local time Friday, February 2, 2018 (20:45 UTC, February 1). The tornado damaged at least 21 homes and downed dozens of trees. While there were no casualties,...

February 02, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 hits near the coast of Java, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia at 06:43 UTC on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 43.9 km (27.3 miles). EMSC reports M6.0 at a depth of 80 km (49.7 miles). According to the USGS,...

January 23, 2018

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Very M6.9 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia - 4 dead, 36 injured, 3 290 homes damaged

A very strong earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.9 hit the coast of West Java province, Indonesia at 16:47 UTC (23:47 local time) on December 15, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 107 km (66 miles). The USGS initially reported M7.3 and downgraded to M6.5...

December 15, 2017

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Tropical Cyclone "Dahlia" forms just south of Java, Indonesia

Tropical Cyclone "Dahlia" formed south of Java, Indonesia late Wednesday, November 29, 2017, as the second named storm of the 2017/18 Australian region cyclone season. The season officially began November 1, 2017 and will end on April 30, 2018. On average,...

November 30, 2017

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19 killed, thousands of homes affected as floods and landslides hit Java, Indonesia

At least 11 people have been killed after heavy rain produced by Tropical Cyclone "Cempaka" triggered severe floods and landslides in East Java, Indonesia on November 28, 2017. Cempaka is the first named storm of the 2017/18 Australian region cyclone...

November 28, 2017

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Agung eruption shifts to magmatic, alert level at highest, lahars, 100 000 evacuating

Around 100 000 residents living near erupting Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia have been told to evacuate, officials said Monday, November 27, 2017. Late Saturday, November 25, hours the after the second phreatic eruption within a week started, Agung shifted into...

November 27, 2017

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Strong phreatic eruption at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia

A strong phreatic eruption started at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia at 09:30 UTC (17:30 WIB) on Saturday, November 25, 2017. This is the second eruption of this volcano since Tuesday, November 21. Although significantly stronger, the Alert Level remains at second...

November 25, 2017

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600+ homes damaged, 35 people injured as tornado rips through Sidoarja, Indonesia

A destructive tornado ripped through a densely populated area of East Java province, Indonesia at 08:30 UTC (15:30 WIB) on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, injuring at least 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes. This is the third damaging tornado to hit the...

November 23, 2017

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Eruption at Agung volcano, Bali, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange

A small-scale phreatic eruption started at Agung volcano, Bali at 09:05 UTC (17:05 WITA) on November 21, 2017, forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code from Yellow to Orange. The best estimate of the ash-cloud top is around 3 842 m (12 294 feet) above...

November 21, 2017

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'Dramatic' flash floods kill 2, directly affect 2 280 in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Two people have been killed and 2 280 directly affected after flash floods hit West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia on Sunday, November 19, 2017. According to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster agency, dramatic flash floods in East Lombok...

November 21, 2017

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Powerful tornado hits Kelapa Dua island, near Jakarta, damaging 34 houses

A powerful tornado swept through parts of Kelapa Dua island, north of Jakarta, Indonesia on Sunday, November 19, 2017. This is the second damaging tornado to hit the islands within a week and it comes after three waterspouts were spotted in waters off the Thousand...

November 20, 2017

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Mount Lokon alert level raised, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Mount Lokon in Tomohon, North Sulawesi to waspada (Level II) on Monday, November 5, 2017, amid increased volcanic activity detected under the volcano. Residents and visitors are prohibited from coming within 1.5...

November 07, 2017

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Mount Agung's alert level lowered to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia

Following a drastic decrease in seismic activity since October 20, Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Agung volcano to second-highest (3 of 4) on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The Aviation Color Code was also lowered, from Orange to Yellow. Some of...

October 30, 2017

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Strong, very deep M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit off the coast of Indonesia at 10:47 UTC on October 24, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 549.2 km (341.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 550 km (341.7 miles). According to the USGS, the...

October 24, 2017

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Increased seismicity, alert level raised for Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Lewotolo volcano to Level 2 (Alert) on Sunday, October 8, 2017 due to increased seismicity and degassing detected under the volcano since August 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started on January 2, 2012...

October 08, 2017

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Nearly 50 000 evacuated around Agung amid fears of eruption, Bali

Nearly 50 000 people living near Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia have been evacuated following an increasing unrest detected since August 10, 2017. Evacuations have taken place in an area of up to 12 km (7.4 miles) around the volcano. According to the ARISTOTLE...

September 25, 2017

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Alert level for Agung volcano raised to highest (4 of 4), Bali

Following a sharp increase in seismic activity, Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Agung volcano in Bali from 3 to 4 (of 4) at 20:30 local time (13:30 UTC) on September 22, 2017. Massive evacuation of communities around the volcano is in...

September 22, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia at 17:06 UTC on August 31, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 49.5 km (30.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). According to...

August 31, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake near the coast of southern Sumatra

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.4 hit near the coast of southern Sumatra at 03:08 UTC (10:08 WIB) on August 13, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 58 km (36 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 35.9 km (36 miles). According...

August 13, 2017

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Strong eruption at Mount Sinabung, large pyroclastic flow generated

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupted at 01:10 UTC (08:10 local time) on August 2, 2017, ejecting a plume of ash and smoke up to 5.4 km (18 000 feet) above sea level. It was one of Sinabung's biggest eruptions in the past several months. By 05:10 UTC, there...

August 02, 2017

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Rescue helicopter crashes after eruption at Mount Dieng, Indonesia

A rescue helicopter sent to assist evacuation of residents after a sudden phreatic eruption at Dieng Volcanic Complex, Central Java, Indonesia crashed three minutes before arriving at the scene on Sunday, July 2, 2017. All eight people on board were killed. Sileri...

July 03, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 14:35 UTC (21:35 local time) on May 29, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.6 km (5.9 miles). Indonesia's BMKG is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to...

May 29, 2017

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Floods, landslides leave 7 people dead in Indonesia

At least 7 people have died and tens of thousands were affected after heavy rain fell on Indonesia's Sulawesi, Borneo and Sumatra late last week. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) spokesman, said...

May 18, 2017

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Massive landslide hits Banaran village, East Java, Indonesia

A massive landslide caused by extreme amounts of rain hit remote Banaran village in Ponorogo Regency, East Java Province, Indonesia around 08:00 local time on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The Banaran village is in an area of high landslide risk and locals say that signs...

April 03, 2017

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Thousands of homes flooded after heavy rain hits Jakarta

Heavy rains hit Indonesian capital Jakarta on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, flooding thousands of homes and causing traffic chaos. At least 1 person has been killed and more than 110 displaced. More than 180 mm (7 inches) of rain was reported within 24 hours in...

February 21, 2017

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Landslides, flooding affect more than 45 000 people, Indonesia

Heavy rainfall across various parts of Indonesia triggered severe floods and deadly landslides over the past couple of days, affecting more than 45 000 people and killing at least 12. Heavy rain in Bangli District of Bali Province started on February 8 with 145 mm...

February 14, 2017

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Activity at Indonesian Mount Sinabung remains high

Volcanic activity at Indonesian Mount Sinabung remains high. Late Monday, January 16, 2017, the volcano spewed ash up to 5.5 km (18 000 feet) above sea level and produced a large pyroclastic flow, reminding everybody why tens of thousands nearby residents had to be...

January 17, 2017

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Iya volcano awakens after 47 years of rest, Indonesia

After a sharp increase in seismic activity detected on September 29, 2016, Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level of Iya volcano on the island of Flores from 1 (normal) to 2 (watch). A 2 km (1.2 miles) exclusion zone around the crater was established....

October 01, 2016


New eruption of Mount Soputan, Indonesia

Indonesian Mount Soputan erupted at 03:38 UTC (11:38 local time) on January 18, 2015 producing ash plume which rose up to 5.5 km and drifted SW. Darwin VAAC raised the aviation color code to Red. Satupo Purwo Nugroho, Head of Data Information and Public Relations for BN

January 18, 2015


Strong eruption of Soputan volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian Soputan volcano erupted at 02:47 local time on January 6, 2015 (18:47 UTC on January 5), according to BNPB.A thick gray-black column of ash reached an estimated height of 6.5 km above the summit of the volcano and drifted ESE (approximately 8.2 km a.s.l.). La

January 06, 2015


Heavy flooding across Malaysia and North Sumatra

Heavy rains that began on Thursday, December 18, 2014, triggered massive flooding across North Sumatra, Indonesia and north-eastern Malaysia.At least four people drowned in floods that have hit north-eastern Malaysia and more than 25 000 people have fled to evacuation c

December 20, 2014


Indonesian Mount Merapi erupts, thick-pyroclastic surge up to 1500 m

According to local media Indonesian Mount Merapi erupted early Monday, March 10, 2014 causing a thick-pyroclastic surge to shoot 1 500 meters up in the air. "The eruption took place at around 6:54 a.m. [local time] and the ash spread up to 7 kilometers from the...

March 10, 2014


Satellites tracking huge cloud of ash and SO2 after major eruption of Mount Kelut

After yesterday's major eruption of Indonesian Mount Kelut satellites are tracking major cloud of ash and sulphur dioxide as it spreads in the atmosphere. The ash has reached high altitudes where commercial aircraft fly and is a significant

February 14, 2014


Strong eruption of Kelut volcano forces evacuation of over 76 000 people, Indonesia

Kelut volcano in Indonesia violently erupted today shooting a column of smoke and ash approximately 15 km into the air. According to Darwin VAAC, at 16:32 UTC, volcanic ash extended 50 NM (93 km) to the west. Authorities increased alert level to

February 13, 2014

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M 6.3 earthquake hit Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia

Shallow M 6.3 earthquake (USGS/EMSC) hit Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia at 01:24 UTC on December 1, 2013. Epicenter was located 343km (213mi) WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia and 351km (218mi) ENE of Dili, East Timor at depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

December 01, 2013


Powerful explosion at Mount Sinabung sends plume of ash 6 km into the air, Indonesia

A powerful new explosion occurred at Mount Sinabung on Tuesday, September 17, sending plume of ash about 6 km into the air. As of Monday, September 16, a total of 6 259 people have been evacuated from surrounding villages. New eruptive phase of this 2

September 17, 2013


New eruption of Sinabung forces more than 3 700 people to evacuate, Indonesia

The Volcanological Survey of Indonesia (VSI) raised the volcanic alert level of Sinabung volcano to 3 (out of 4) after new eruption occurred over night, September 14/15, 2013. According to press articles, more than 3 700 people from nearby villages have been...

September 15, 2013


Mount Lokon erupts again, spews volcanic material up to 1500 m in the air

Lokon volcano, Indonesia, erupted again today, spewing volcanic material from the Tompaluan Lokon crater up to 1500 meters in the air. The lava flow reached several northern area villages: Pineleng, Tanawangko and Tateli and the explosion was heard as far

September 09, 2013