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Why was there no warning in the Anak Krakatau
Scientists have warned against more earthquakes in the Sunda Strait area now that the Anak Krakatau
volcano has been destabilized.
, or Child of Krakatoa in English, has been in "strombolian" eruption since July, meaning that the volcanic activity produced frequent moderate eruptions, according to volcanologists.
Authorities have warned that the crater of Anak Krakatau
, or child of Krakatau, remains fragile, raising fears of another collapse and tsunami, and have urged residents to stay away from the coast.
The Anak Krakatau
volcano lies in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands, linking the Indian Ocean and Java Sea.
Scientists say the tsunami could have been caused by the eruption of Anak Krakatau
, a volcanic island formed over years from the nearby Krakatau volcano.
Jakarta, Dec 24 (ONA) The death toll following the tsunami caused by the Anak Krakatau
volcano has risen to at least 373, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said.
At least 222 people were killed as waves smashed into houses, hotels and other beachside buildings Saturday night along Indonesia's Sunda Strait, in a disaster that followed an eruption and possible landslide on Anak Krakatau
, one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands.
Eyewitnesses described fleeing for their lives as beachfront homes were swept away in the wave, which is thought to have been caused by underwater landslides following the eruption of the Anak Krakatau
Particularly when the volcano in question, as with Anak Krakatau
, is already active and displaying activity such that its eruption is not a new or a surprise event," Dougal Jerram, a professor at the University of Oslo told (https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2018/dec/23/indonesia-tsunami-dozens-dead-hundreds-injured-after-anak-krakatoa-erupts) the Guardian.
The Geological Agency detected at 21.03 local time the Anak Krakatau
erupted," Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency said, adding that the tsunami struck 24 minutes later.
PANDEGLANG, Indonesia, December 23, 2018, SPA -- A tsunami killed at least 168 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau
volcano, officials and media said on Sunday, according to Reuters.
22, at least 220 people were killed and 843 others were injured on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra after Anak Krakatau
volcano caused a tsunami, government officials said.
Scientists from Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics agency said it could have been caused by undersea landslides from the eruption of Anak Krakatau
, a volcanic island formed over years from thenearby Krakatau volcano.