[73] Ministry of Internal Affairs stated that emergency funds would be provided to repair damaged government buildings in Banten and Lampung. [18] While Indonesia possesses a tsunami warning system for tsunamis caused by earthquakes, there is none for volcanic tsunamis. The state-owned pharmaceutical company Bio Farma sent vaccines and medical team. [100] Telkomsel sent 400 units of sembako, dozens of instant food, blankets, and other essential supplies worth of 170 million rupiah. [105] In Pandeglang, more than 12,000 people evacuated due to trauma from the tsunami, while the other 10,000 evacuated as their houses had been either damaged or destroyed. On 22 December, from 12:00 to 18:00 local time, a total of 423 eruptions were recorded by the agency. [19] On 23 December, satellite data and helicopter footage confirmed that the southwest sector of the volcano had collapsed, which triggered the tsunami, and that the main volcanic conduit was erupting from underwater, producing Surtseyan-style activity. [93] The Speaker of the People's Representative Council Bambang Soesatyo issued a recommendation to the Indonesian Regional Board for Disaster Management and the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency to fix the "disaster early warning systems" in Indonesia. [7], A catastrophic tsunami in 2004 happened around the same time of year, occurring on 26 December after an undersea megathrust earthquake near the north end of Sumatra. Most people compared the sound of the eruption to a bomb blast or gas tank explosion. The tsunami was caused by an undersea landslide that followed an eruption of Anak Krakatau, the "Child of Krakatoa". Eyewitnesses from the funfair recalled the tsunami struck with a height nearly as high as the light pole, with dozens, including children, reportedly dragged by the rushing wave. The tsunami may have been caused by undersea landslides following the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano. [70] An emergency response period was set up, spanning two weeks for Pandeglang and a week for South Lampung. Authorities warned people not to conduct any activities within two kilometres (1.2 mi) of the volcano. [138] Japan Governor of Ehime Prefecture Tokihiro Nakamura met with Vice President Jusuf Kalla on 14 January to deliver donations collected from several local governments in Ehime. [69] The Ministry of Tourism temporarily halted all promotion for tourism to Lampung and Banten. Eruption At Anak Krakatau Volcano In Indonesia KALIANDA, INDONESIA - JULY 19: Mount Anak Krakatoa eruption seen on July 19, 2018 in Kalianda, Indonesia. Sumur District was considered to be the most heavily affected. 22-23 Dec 2018 eruption & tsunami of Krakatoa - updates On this special page, we will post news about Anak Krakatau's eruption when a large portion of the island collapsed in the evening of 22 Dec 2018 and caused a deadly tsunami on Java's western coast. L'eruzione dell'Anak Krakatau del 2018 è stato un violento evento eruttivo, probabile causa di un conseguente maremoto di proporzioni catastrofiche[1]. The 305-meter (1,000-foot) -high Anak Krakatau volcano, located about 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, has been erupting since June. This volcano is an island between the islands of … [62] In Ancol, Jakarta, there were reports of significant drop in tourist arrival. [121] Chinese President Xi Jinping and South Korean President Moon Jae-in also offered their condolences and wished for quick recovery for the victims. [102] 300 Indonesian Red Cross volunteers from Banten were sent to Serang and Pandeglang. The Indonesian state owned electric company PLN reported that at least 248 of their power stations were affected and 41 power lines were toppled by the tsunami. he stated in an interview with Forbes. On 31 December 2018, the disaster agency gave the tsunami's death toll as 437, with 14,059 injured. Thus, it is not considered as an imminent threat and therefore authorities often don't pay enough attention to it. [96][97] Heavy equipment such as excavator were sent to Banten and Lampung. The Great Indonesia Movement Party announced that a community dinner would be held for the survivors of the tsunami. Officials stated that approximately 64 hectares (160 acres) of the volcano had collapsed into the ocean. [125] A public fundraising conducted by the Singapore Red Cross managed to collect a total of S$80,000, which would be used for buying aids and supplies for the survivors. Due to this fact, the Indonesian Coordinating Ministry for Maritime held a joint discussion with the Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the Indonesian Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology, geological agencies and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences to investigate and to study the tsunami and Mount Anak Krakatau. At least 426 people were killed and 14,059 were injured. [38] A video circulated online showing the band's stage being struck by the tsunami in the middle of their show at Tanjung Lesung, causing it to collapse and the audience to flee. [83] Government of West Java sent volunteers, assessment team and emergency funds to Banten. Officials announced that at least 2 new cracks, one of which was 1 km long,[107] had been formed on the volcano and that these cracks could widen if a magnitude 3.4 earthquake or stronger occur near the volcano, which could cause another landslide and could trigger another devastating tsunami. A pasar malam (funfair) was also being held in Sumur District, Pandeglang. [119][120] Queen Elizabeth, alongside with Prince Philip, also offered their condolences. Pyroclastic surges traveled 40 km (25 miles) across the Sunda Strait and reached the Sumatra coast. [91] The Prosperous Justice Party sent volunteers to the group of islands in Sunda Strait that were cut off by the tsunami to distribute aids. Although the eruption were strong and intense in the hours before the Tsunami, I never thought or could have predicted that the eruption (Anak-Krakatau) would produce any tsunami. The eruption is believed to be the biggest on Anak Krakatoa since 2018 when a deadly tsunami was triggered. [11] The eruption caused the collapse of the southwest portion of the volcano, which triggered a tsunami. Residents were not allowed to conduct any activities within 5 km of the volcano. Due eruzioni nella notte, In Indonesia il Krakatoa scatena lo tsunami, morti, feriti e dispersi, Indonesia, oltre 160 morti e centinaia di feriti per uno tsunami provocato dal vulcano Krakatoa, https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Eruzione_dell%27Anak_Krakatau_del_2018&oldid=115281033, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo. [54] At least 30% of structures in Tanjung Lesung were damaged or destroyed. The last major eruption at Krakatoa was about 18 months ago, when an eruption of the volcano on December 22, 2018 caused a deadly tsunami. [22][23], Øystein Lund Andersen, a Norwegian volcano photographer who photographed the eruption of Anak-Krakatau prior to the tsunami, described the eruption as "quite heavy". The … [71] The emergency response period in South Lampung Regency was later extended to 19 January 2019. 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