• 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake re-Shook the Post Monitor Agung Volcano


    TRIBUN-BALI.COM, DENPASAR- Tanah Rendang, Karangasem again vibrate, Thursday (28/09/2017) at around 20:31 pm. This magnitude 3.9 earthquake is very clear from the Observation Post of the Great Api Mountain in Rendang Village, Karangasem, Bali.

    From the data from BMKG received by the Tribun Bali, the quake was centered in the northwest of Karangasem, Bali with a depth of 10 km. Earthquake until today is still routinely felt from Post Monitor in Rendang Karanvasem, even perceived also by people outside Karangasem.
    Currently, the status of Mount Agung is still alert and critical.

    The eruption still has the potential to happen anytime not knowing day and night. The community was asked to remain vigilant and not approach the red zone set by the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG).

    “Although today the number of earthquakes is declining, but the magnitude of earthquakes is very high, an earthquake with high magnitude equals tens or even hundreds of small earthquakes,” said the Head of Volcano Mitigation, Ministry of ESDM, Devi Kamil to the Bali Tribune.

    Sources: http://bali.tribunnews.com/2017/09/28/terkini-gempa-berkekuatan-39-sr-kembali-getarkan-pos-pantau-gunung-api-agung
    Translated by Aryputra Pande

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