Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Merapi
in Indonesia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Merapi is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Merapi
Lat/Lon: -7.54 , 110.446
Event Date: 13 Feb 2020 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 4440000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 24400000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 7
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2020 07:13 UTC

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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 14 Oct 2019 00:00 DARWIN
2 13 Feb 2020 00:00 DARWIN

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Indonesia , Province of Jawa Tengah (population 30,678,120) . The nearest places are Gatakan, Banjumari, Bedojo, Bandjarsari, Ampel, Srumbung, Bojolali, Dalangan, Sleman, Kalasan, and Belang.

Radius Population
100 km 24.3 million people
75 km 18.5 million people
50 km 10 million people
30 km 4.4 million people
20 km 1.4 million people
10 km 240000 people
5 km 45000 people
2 km 2200 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Jawa Tengah Indonesia 30.6 million people
Yogyakarta Indonesia 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Gatakan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 4 km
Banjumari Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 12 km
Bedojo Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 13 km
Bandjarsari Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 13 km
Ampel Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 15 km
Srumbung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 16 km
Bojolali Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 17 km
Dalangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 18 km
Sleman Yogyakarta Indonesia Village 55000 people 23 km
Kalasan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 24 km
Klaten Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 120000 people 25 km
Balaboedoer Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 26 km
Candiumbul Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 26 km
Magelang Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 110000 people 26 km
Salatiga Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 170000 people 26 km
Pangkalan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 27 km
Babadan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 27 km
Kutu Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 28 km
Yogyakarta Yogyakarta Indonesia Major city 620000 people 30 km
Ambarawa Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village 82000 people 31 km
Kaligesing Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 33 km
Kartosuro Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 33 km
Bandoeng Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 35 km
Cawas Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 35 km
Naggulan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 36 km
Gogodalem Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 38 km
Kaliredjo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 38 km
Kaloran Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 39 km
Bangsri Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 39 km
Temanggung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village 41000 people 39 km
Andong Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 39 km
Awonggo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 39 km
Bantul Yogyakarta Indonesia Village 57000 people 40 km
Surakarta Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 540000 people 42 km
Kalipenten Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 42 km
Imagiri Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 43 km
Bener Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 45 km
Oengaran Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 45 km
Penawangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 45 km
Bendung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 45 km
Plajen Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 46 km
Parakan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village 23000 people 47 km
Gedangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 47 km
Sentol Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 47 km
Ranousari Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 47 km
Pudakpajung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 48 km
Srandakan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village 29000 people 49 km
Genengan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 50 km
Banjumudal Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 50 km
Wonosari Yogyakarta Indonesia Village 27000 people 50 km
Galur Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 50 km
Kebonongan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 51 km
Purworejo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 52 km
Bendungan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 52 km
Purworedjo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 52 km
Bodja Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 53 km
Panggang Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 53 km
Karangasem Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 53 km
Tirtohardjo Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 54 km
Djaranmati Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 54 km
Muntung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 57 km
Djambean Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 57 km
Ngandong Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 57 km
Pulebener Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 57 km
Djambangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 58 km
Karangaweh Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 58 km
Koeangsan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 58 km
Tempuredj Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 58 km
Broena Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 59 km
Djagalaja Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 59 km
Goeboeg Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 59 km
Djomblang Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 60 km
Karangrajung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 60 km
Wonogiri Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village 37000 people 61 km
Wurjantoro Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 61 km
Panggul Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 62 km
Kedungsurem Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 63 km
Semarang Jawa Tengah Indonesia Major city 1.2 million people 63 km
Wonosobo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village 92000 people 63 km
Bintaos Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 64 km
Kemiri Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 64 km
Sragen Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village 70000 people 65 km
Petir Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 65 km
Karangroto Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 65 km
Mangkang-Kulan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 65 km
Kepek Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 66 km
Sukoredjo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 67 km
Pablengan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 67 km
Dukun Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 69 km
Pracimantoro Yogyakarta Indonesia Village - 69 km
Bakulan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 69 km
Belang Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Adisucipto JOG 107 Mil. Paved Yes 7200 27 km
Adi Sumarmo Wiryokusumo SOC 106 Civ. Paved Yes 8500 34 km
Achmad Yani SRG 3 Mil. Paved Yes 6000 63 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Wates Indonesia 54 km
Semarang IDSRG Indonesia 65 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Kedung Ombo Uter 1989 53 km
Wonogiri Keduang 1982 62 km
Wadaslintang Lunto 1987 74 km

Nuclear plants

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