6,2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Lombok

6,2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Lombok

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.

Bali Needs More Tsunami Sirens

Bali Needs More Tsunami Sirens

As a tsunami-prone area, Bali needs more tsunami sirens covering beaches across the island, an official has said.

Tsunami Early Detection Systems Across all of Indonesia is Broken

Tsunami Early Detection Systems Across all of Indonesia is Broken

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.

Why You Can’t Surf a Tsunami

Why You Can’t Surf a Tsunami

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.

North Bali Shoreline Most at Risk to Tsunami

North Bali Shoreline Most at Risk to Tsunami

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.

Indonesia on alert after small tsunami hits Solomon Islands

Indonesia on alert after small tsunami hits Solomon Islands

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.