Overall Red alert Volcanic eruption for Krakatau
in Indonesia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Krakatau can have a high humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 514
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 PEI:
Inserted at: 23 Dec 2018 09:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: UNOSAT (1), EMSR (2), JRC (28), (1), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),