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19 Aug 2018 description

The victims of the magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Nusa Tenggara and Bali continue to increase. As of Monday, 13 August 2018), the earthquake has caused 436 fatalities. The breakdown: Lombok Utara 374 fatalities, Lombok Barat 37 fatalities, city of Mataram 9 fatalities Lombok Timur 12 fatalities, Lombok Tengah 2 fatalities, and city of Denpasar 2 fatalities. The data of the 436 fatalities come from the village chief and village police. The data that has been verified complete with the death certification is at 259 fatalities.

19 Aug 2018 description

Lombok Utara – In accordance to the direction from the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to provide assistance fund to rebuild the houses of local community that are severely damaged at about IDR 50 million/households, the central government through the BNPB send assistance directly to 1,191 homeowners through the saving accounts at the Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI). This is part of the plan by the government to provide assistance to all households whose houses have been damaged.

13 Aug 2018 description

The number of victims, displaced and economic loss continue to climb until day 10 after magnitude 7 earthquake struck Lombok and surrounding area at 5 August 2018. The increased was also due to the faster and smoother data collecting process.

10 Aug 2018 description

The number of victims due to the Magnitude 7 Earthquake and its aftershocks in Nusa Tenggara Barat continue to rise. The new incoming information, previously unreported by the local governments, increased the number of victims.

08 Aug 2018 description

The Joint Search and Rescue team continue to search the areas affected by earthquake to conduct evacuation, rescue and provision of assistance to the victims of 7 M earthquake at the Nusa Tenggara Barat province. Temporary data indicate that until 6 August 2018, 10 WIB, 91 people lost their lives, 209 injured, thousands of people evacuated, and thousands of houses damaged. The numbers of victims and damages are expected to continue to rise. Government officials still continue to collect data.

08 Aug 2018 description

Entering the third day after magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Nusa Tenggara Barat, on 5 August 2018, at 18.46 WIB, emergency response operations are being intensified. The number of personnel, logistic assistance, and heavy equipment as well as aid distribution are increasing. Joint SAR team have conducted search and rescue operation of victims still trapped under collapsing buildings. For evacuation, the joint SAR team are deploying 14 heavy equipoments, 4 tracking dogs, in addition to personnel from Basarnas, TNI, Polri, BPBD, and volunteers.

07 Aug 2018 description

The 7 Magnitude in the Richter Scale earthquake that struck Nusa Tenggara Barat on Sunday (5/8/2018) at about 18.46 WIB has caused massive impact. As of Monday morning (6/8/2018) at 02.30 WIB, 82 people died because of the earthquake, hundreds injured and thousands of houses damaged. Thousands of people evacuated to safe places. Government officials continue to evacuate local residents and conduct emergency operations in response to the earthquake.

07 Aug 2018 description

An earthquake with the force of 7 Magnitude of the Richter Scale occurred on 5 August 2018 at 18.46 WIB, with the epicentre located inland at the depth of 15km, 18 km northwest of Lombok Timur or 22 KM northeast of Lombok Utara, Nusa tenggara Barat. The earthquake has the potential to trigger tsunami.

The initial tsunami alert has been stopped. Small tsunamis did happen, with height measured between 9 to 13 cm.No casualty or damage due to tsunami recorded.

17 Jan 2018 description
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Key messages

Climate

Weak to moderate La Niña conditions contributed to higher than normal rainfall across the country. In late November, cyclone Cempaka brought heavy rains and extreme winds to the south-eastern coast of Java. The high rainfall led to increased floods and landslides, causing destruction and damage. Higher than normal rainfall throughout the dry season led to higher paddy harvest between September and December 2017.

11 Dec 2017 description

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit can be seen clearly, sometimes it was covered by fog. A 1000-2000 thin mid pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes. Rays of fire can be seen from CCTV (Batulompeh). Effusive eruption slowly occured and was followed by a short duration of earthquake blow.

Earthquake:

​Earthquake eruption : once.

08 Dec 2017 description

Friday, 8 December 2017 ​​​​ Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit can be seen clearly due to fog. A 500-1,500 thin greyish and mid pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes. Rays of fire can be seen from Batulompeh CCTV. Effusive eruption slowly occured.

Earthquake:

05 Dec 2017 description

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

The summit often seen foggy. A thin white and low pressure colomn of steam can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes 1000-1500m. Rays of fire can not be seen from all CCTVs (Rendang, Bukitasah and Batulompeh). Effusive eruption slowly occured.

Earthquake:

​Earthquake eruption: nil.

Non harmonic tremor: cloud of thin white ashes occurred in 6 hours (with 1-2 mm amplitude, dominant 1 mm). ​

28 Nov 2017 description

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | dilihat 3933 kali ​ Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

Visual Observation :

27 Nov 2017 description

Monday, 20 November 2017

Naypyidaw, Myanmar: The construction of the Indonesian hospital in Myaung Bwe, Rakhine State Myanmar was officially started with a ground breaking ceremony (19/11).

The event was attended by the Indonesian Ambassador for Myanmar Ito Sumardi, as the representative of the Government of Indonesia, Minister for Rakhine State Issues of Myanmar, the representative of the Ministry for Health of Myanmar, the representative of MERC, community leaders, Buddhist and Islamic religious leaders, as well as hundreds of local people.

27 Nov 2017 description

Monday, 27 November 2017

Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV)

The eruption level of has raised from phreatic to magmatic phase (since the rays of fire are increasingly observed in at night, on 25 November 2017 at 21.00 local time). The magmatic eruption phase has spread ashes up to 2,000-4,000 m into the atmosphere.

Visual Observation :

The top of the mountain can be clearly seen with 2,500-3,000 m high of grey mid pressure eruption column.

A 3,000 m high grey eruption column.

Rays of fire.

27 Nov 2017 description

Monday, 27 November 2017

The Indonesian authorities have raised the state of Mount Agung in Bali to its highest level (Level IV), since 06:00 ICST. National Disaster Agency (BNPB) explained there have been continuous ash clouds, sometimes accompanied by explosive eruptions and weak sound of 'boom'. The rays of fire are increasingly observed at night, which indicate that larger potential eruption is imminent.

26 Nov 2017 description

Mount Agung which is located in Karangasem regency, Bali Province erupted again on Saturday (25/11/2017) at 5:30 pm Bali time.

Grayish-black medium pressure ash columns were observed to reach a height of 1.500 m above the peak. Eruption was visually observed from the Culik and Batulompeh areas to the West-Southwest.

This is the second eruption with a higher ashes column than the previous one. The first eruption occurred on Tuesday (21/11/2017) at 5:05 pm Bali time with thick-gray smoke and medium pressure as high as 700 meters.

22 Nov 2017 description

Tuesday, 21 November 2017​​

Bali: The Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) described Mount Agung's eruption today (21/11) at 17.05 local time as phreatic.

The smoke is observed in medium pressure with a thick grey colour and a maximum height of about 700 m above the peak. It is understood the ash is blowing weakly toward the east-southeast of the island. Mount Agung, is located in Karangasem Regency – the eastern part of Bali.