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

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Critical infrastructure

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More information

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