An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off Lombok on Thursday, June 9, 2016, the United States Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
As a tsunami-prone area, Bali needs more tsunami sirens covering beaches across the island, an official has said.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reports that an elaborate and sophisticated Tsunami Early Warning System (TEWS) that should have sounded evacuation sirens in Padang, West Sumatra when a 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast on Wednesday evening, March 2, 2016, failed to operate.
A 7.9 magnitude quake shook the region of the Mentawai Islands on Wednesday (2/3) evening, at around 19:49 pm.
You should always trust your gut. And here’s a very good example of why. Australian surfer Rob Bain recounts a near-death encounter with a tsunami in the Indonesian jungle.
A strong undersea earthquake hit eastern Indonesia on Saturday, triggering a small tsunami and some panic but no casualties or major damage.
Residents and tourists conducting activities on beaches Thursday were relaxed despite a tsunami warning from the Bali Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD).
Some said ‘can’, maybe… but most of the time you can’t, and you shouldn’t. Here’s why according to University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Beritabali.com warns that Bali’s northern shore is at “great potential risk” to a catastrophe from tsunami. To help avoid unnecessary loss of life, the Bali Provincial Disaster Mitigation Team (BPBD) in cooperation with the regional government of Buleleng recently posted evacuation routes in the village of Pengastulan, Seririt in North Bali.
A small tsunami hit the Solomon Islands on Wednesday after a major 8.0 magnitude undersea earthquake sparked a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations and placed many more nations including Australia and Indonesia on alert.