Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Semeru
in Indonesia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID VO 263300
Name: Semeru
Lat/Lon: -8.108 , 112.922
Event Date: 18 Jan 2020 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 870000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 19740000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 3
Population Exposure Index PEI: 5
Inserted at: 18 Jan 2020 07:06 UTC

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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Así fueron las últimas horas de los dinosauriosTue, 21 Jan 2020 22:08:00 +0100.

Un nuevo estudio, liderado por el Instituto de Geofísica de la Universidad de Texas (EE UU) y con la participación del Centro de Astrobiología del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), confirma este hipotético escenario pl
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EE. UU. Las catástrofes que podrían “matarnos a todos”, entre ellas el ... Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:06:00 +0100.

Después de que la Oficina de Meteorología de Australia lanzara ayer una alerta por “tormentas severas” en gran parte de Nueva Gales del Sur, una de las zonas más afectadas por los incendios que han arrasado ya casi 12 millones de hectáreas
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TOTAL WIPE OUT 11 disasters that could kill us all at any time - inclu ... Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:54:00 +0100.

A supervolcano way past its eruption date sits beneath the tranquil Yellowstone National Park Credit: Getty - Contributor. Many of the incidents happen in tourist hotspots causing major disruption, such as the flooding in Venice which overw
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The next mega disasters that could happen at any moment (and kill us a ... Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:07:00 +0100.

Due to climate change, human activity and other factors, “natural” disasters are becoming more common. But some could be worse than others … Yellowstone National Park quietly sits on top of a supervolcano that is 44 miles wide. Even scarie
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (29), (1), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),