Tsunami hits Indonesia, as a result of “Anak Krakatau” Eruption

Tsunami hits Indonesia, as a result of “Anak Krakatau” Eruption

January 8, 2019 0 By George

Indonesia located in the rings of fire. It is surrounded by the active volcanoes that can explode any time. Tsunami in Indonesia happened on 22 December 2018 at 21:30 WIB. It caused hundreds of people died and destroyed the infrastructure in some areas in Indonesia.

The Incident
The incidents happened at night at a local time. During that time, many people visited Tanjung Lesung and Pangandaran area to spend the holiday with families and friends. The sudden high wave that swept away everything in front of it causes many people shocked and can’t run away to save their lives. It is reported that around 400 hundreds and more people died, thousands injured and hundreds are missing. The number is predicted can be rising because some victims haven’t been successfully identified so far.
There are some areas along the Sunda strait which recorded affected by the tsunami which happened resulted in the eruption of Anak Krakatau Mountain. Those areas are Banten and Lampung. The citizens have been evacuated to the safest place until an uncertain period. The damages can be clearly seen through the amount of collapsed building and stuff that scattered on the infected areas.

The Trigger
It reports that the tsunami was triggered by the landslide in the underwater due to the eruption of Anak Krakatau Mountain. The landslide in the underwater caused the wave to go up to the lands and caused tsunami in some areas In Indonesia. Anak Krakatau Mountain is an active volcano which created as the result of the massive explosion of Krakatau Mountain in August 1883. The Anak Krakatau Mountain emerged in 1928. The massive explosion of Krakatau Mountain was recorded in the world’s history as one of the worst natural disasters which affect the weather pattern in the earth at that time.

Tsunami in Indonesia happened on 22 December 2018 at 21:30 at the local time caused many damages and loss in some areas in Indonesia. The worst areas which affected by the tsunami are Banten and Lampung. Hundreds of people died and thousands injured. Until now, the evacuation and search of missing victims are being carried out.