Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Krakatau
in Indonesia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Krakatau can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 262000
Name: Krakatau
Lat/Lon: -6.102 , 105.423
Event Date: 01 Aug 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 7000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 7380000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 6
Population Exposure Index PEI: 4
Inserted at: 01 Aug 2019 07:00 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Terremoto de magnitud 6,9 deja cinco muertos en IndonesiaSun, 04 Aug 2019 14:27:00 +0200.

Yakarta (VNA) - Cinco personas murieron y otras cuatro resultaron heridas después de que un terremoto de magnitud 6,9 sacudió la provincia de Banten de Indonesia el día 2 pasado, según cifras actualizadas hasta el sábado de la Agencia de Ge
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Quake hits off Indonesia coast; no major damage reportedSun, 04 Aug 2019 04:52:00 +0200.

Indonesian authorities lifted a tsunami alert issued after a strong earthquake that hit off the coast of Java island Friday, swaying buildings as far away as the capital and rattling nerves in coastal areas but not causing widespread damage
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Earthquake damages over 100 homes in Indonesia 33 mins agoSat, 03 Aug 2019 08:51:00 +0200.

At least four people were injured and more than 100 homes damaged after a strong earthquake off Indonesia’s Java island, the country’s disaster management agency said Saturday. The magnitude-6.9 quake on Friday evening was felt strongly in
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QUAKE FEAR Indonesia earthquake sparks tsunami warning as tourists tol ... Sat, 03 Aug 2019 05:11:00 +0200.

Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said on its Twitter feed that residents on the Banten coast should "immediately evacuate to higher ground". Radio Elshinta tweeted that people have started to move to safety from Banten, the westernmos
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (27), (1), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),