Overall Red alert Volcanic eruption for Krakatau
in Indonesia

Event summary

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

Name: Krakatau
Lat/Lon: -6.102 , 105.423
Event Date: 22 Dec 2018 13:58 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: 7290000 people within 100km
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI:
Population exposure index:
Inserted at: 23 Dec 2018 09:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (IDN)


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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 22 Dec 2018 15:30 VAAC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Lampung (population 6,459,217) . The nearest places are Kalianda, Bakau, Gajam, Kiluan, Kolitjaah, Anjer-Kidu, Umbulan Pepanggar, Kekatang, Bantarwaru, Labuhan, and Marbu.

Radius Population
100 km 7.2 million people
75 km 2.5 million people
50 km 200000 people
20 km 6600 people
10 km 6600 people
5 km 1600 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Lampung Indonesia 6.4 million people
Jawa Barat Indonesia 38 million people
Jakarta Raya Indonesia 8.8 million people
Sumatera Selatan Indonesia 6.6 million people
Bengkulu Indonesia 1.2 million people
Jawa Tengah Indonesia 30.6 million people
Christmas I. Christmas Island -
Jambi Indonesia 2.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kalianda Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 45 km
Bakau Lampung Indonesia Village6 - 46 km
Gajam Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Kiluan Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Kolitjaah Banten Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Anjer-Kidu Banten Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Umbulan Pepanggar Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Kekatang Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Bantarwaru Banten Indonesia Village6 - 54 km
Labuhan Banten Indonesia Village4 33000 people 54 km
Kaduperasi Banten Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Ketapang Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Tjiteureup Banten Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Babakancibeber Banten Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Tarahan Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Bodjongdjuruh Banten Indonesia Village6 - 62 km
Menango Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Sumur Banten Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Tambangan Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Pasirgadung Banten Indonesia Village6 - 66 km
Mandalawangi Banten Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Merak Banten Indonesia Village4 - 67 km
Marbu Lampung Indonesia Village5 - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Branti TKG 86 Civ. Paved No 6000 99 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Kalianda Indonesia 44 km
Anyer Lor Indonesia 55 km
Cigading IDCIG Indonesia 60 km
Tanjung Gerem Indonesia 65 km
Merak IDMRK Indonesia 67 km
Panjang IDSPA Indonesia 72 km

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