Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Sinabung
in Indonesia

Event summary

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

Name: Sinabung
Lat/Lon: 3.17 , 98.392
Event Date: 11 Jun 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 260000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 8200000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 2
Population exposure index: 5
Inserted at: 11 Jun 2019 08:30 UTC

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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 11 Jun 2019 00:00 JRC

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Indonesia , Province of Sumatera Utara (population 9,319,344) . The nearest places are Berastagi, Kutabuluh, Kabanjahe, Bekancan, Tigabinaga, Sibaulangit, Merek, Laoboer, Kutabuluhpasar, Simbelin, and Pematangdjohar.

Radius Population
100 km 8.1 million people
75 km 6.3 million people
50 km 1.3 million people
30 km 260000 people
20 km 200000 people
10 km 70000 people
5 km 16000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sumatera Utara Indonesia 9.3 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Berastagi Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 13 km
Kutabuluh Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 13 km
Kabanjahe Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village4 56000 people 13 km
Bekancan Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 14 km
Tigabinaga Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 19 km
Sibaulangit Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 27 km
Merek Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 29 km
Laoboer Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 30 km
Kutabuluhpasar Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 31 km
Simbelin Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 32 km
Baturedan Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 33 km
Gunungmariah Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 34 km
Saranpandang Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 35 km
Pengkol Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 35 km
Saribudolok Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 35 km
Namoukur Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 36 km
Parendean Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 36 km
Tigajuhar Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 36 km
Tanjunglangkat Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 37 km
Paropo Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 40 km
Laosoloe Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 40 km
Pancurbatu Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 40 km
Goenoengrintih Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 42 km
Laomelgap Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 42 km
Hoetamanik Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 47 km
Bohorok Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Sumbul Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 47 km
Binjai Sumatera Utara Indonesia City 220000 people 48 km
Poelau Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 48 km
Toengtoengbatoe Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 49 km
Dalandolok Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 49 km
Negeridolok Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Bintang Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 51 km
Bangunpurba Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Sigalingging Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 54 km
Kotarih Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Djamboerserakoet Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 55 km
Medan Sumatera Utara Indonesia Major city 1.7 million people 56 km
Lawesigala-gala Timur Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Keudeampöntoean Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 57 km
Karadjoan Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 58 km
Tanjungmorawa Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Silauparibuan Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Hoetapajoeng Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Bindjai Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 60 km
Kasingahan Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 61 km
Binalun Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 61 km
Parboeloean Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 62 km
Galang Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 63 km
Pandjaitah Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 64 km
Genting Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 64 km
Hampenanperak Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Pondok Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Sarimatondang Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 67 km
Simpangraja Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Salak Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Lubukpakam Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Biakmoeli Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Pispis Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 69 km
Djongar Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 70 km
Segroen Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 70 km
Pematangdjohar Sumatera Utara Indonesia Village6 - 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
Polonia MES 27 Civ. Paved Yes 9500 53 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Belawan IDBLW Indonesia 75 km
Medan, Sumatra IDMES Indonesia 77 km
Perbaungan Indonesia 86 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

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