Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Marapi
in Indonesia

Event summary

GREEN alert: The Marapi Volcanic eruption is unlikely to require external humanitarian assistance based on the exposed population and coping capacity.

GDACS ID VO 1000091
Name: Marapi
Lat/Lon: -0.38 , 100.474
Event Date: 30 May 2024 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 1190000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 4450000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 2
Population Exposure Index PEI: 6
Inserted at: 31 May 2024 05:46 UTC


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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

The Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report provides information about global volcanism on a weekly basis. Latest Marapi report has been published on 22 May 2024 09:53.
PVMBG reported that eruptive activity at Marapi (on Sumatra) was ongoing during 15-21 May. White gas-and-steam plumes rose 200-300 m above the summit and drifted in multiple directions on most days; no emissions were visible on 16 and 20 May. White-and-gray ash plumes rose 400-550 above the summit and drifted NW on 18 May. The 11 May lahars that caused several fatalities, evacuations, and widespread damage in the Agam Regency continued to impact the area. As of 1700 on 16 May BNBP reported that the death toll had reached 67 people, while 20 remained missing and 40-44 had been injured; overall 989 families were impacted by the lahars. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay 4.5 km away from the active crater. Sources: Badan Nacional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) ,Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
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Latest media headlines

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (32), (2), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),