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M 5.5 in Indonesia on 29 Nov 2017 23:53 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
  • Depth: 160.32 Km
  • Event Date: 29 Nov 2017 23:53 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 900 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Nov 2017 00:12 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000bj4z (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 43 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia’s ‘Island of the Gods’ erupts to life
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 03:01:00 +0100   asiatimes (en)

If its last eruption 44 years ago is any guide, the Mount Agung volcano could go on spewing ash and triggering mudflows for months, delivering a blow to Bali’s tourist industry that it has not felt since the 2002 terrorist bombings from which it took years to recover.

People and organisations:

Indonesia: Indonesia - Volcanic eruption Mount Agung Update (DG ECHO, GDACS, BOM, BNPB, BMKG, Local media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 November 2017)
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:50:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

The eruption of Mount Agung, which started on 25 November, is ongoing with a significant release of magmatic gases and increased volcanic earthquake activity. Volcanic ash reached a maximum height of 3 400 m from the peak on 27 November. The Indonesian Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard....

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Indonesia: Update on Mount Agung Activities 28 Nov 2017 (06.00-12.00)
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:50:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | dilihat 3933 kali ​ Activity Level: AWAS (Level IV) Visual Observation : The summit can be seen clearly to sometime be covered by fog. A 4000m high of thick and mid pressure eruption column can be observed from the northern, north-eastern, southern, and south-western slopes.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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