BREAKING UPDATED: Over 222 now reported dead with over 843 injured and many still missing following tsunami in Indonesia
BREAKING: At least 43 dead, over 500 injured following possible tsunami in Indonesia
A tsunami has hit the Sunda Strait in Indonesia, leaving over a dozen dead and many more injured. At least *222 people have died and another *843 injured by the tsunami on Saturday night! Damage has also been reported along the coast with many more still missing
Indonesia’s disaster management agency said that the tsunami may have been caused by an undersea landslide after the eruption of the Krakatoa volcano. This is different from a tsunami that is triggered by an earthquake.
— Teacher From PR ???? (@MaestroDEPR) December 23, 2018
The worst affected area was the Pandeglang region of Banten province in Java, which encompasses the Ujung Kulon National Park and popular beaches, the Disaster Management Agency said. Of the deaths, at least 33 were in Pandeglang.
The tsunami also affected South Lampung on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island and the Serang region of Java, west of the capital Jakarta.
Here is some imagery coming in…
— BNO News (@BNONews) December 23, 2018
Hingga 23/12/2018 pukul 07.00 WIB, data sementara dampak tsunami di Selat Sunda: 43 orang meninggal dunia, 584 orang luka-luka dan 2 orang hilang. Kerugian fisik meliputi 430 unit rumah rusak berat, 9 hotel rusak berat, 10 kapal rusak berat dan puluhan rusak. pic.twitter.com/IfKnx29QKA
— Sutopo Purwo Nugroho (@Sutopo_PN) December 23, 2018
Data sementara dampak tsunami di Pantai di Kab Pandeglang, Serang dan Lampung Selatan hingga 23/12/2018 pukul 04.30 WIB: tercatat 20 orang meninggal dunia, 165 orang luka-luka, 2 orang hilang dan puluhan bangunan rusak. Data korban kemungkinan masih akan terus bertambah. pic.twitter.com/6f7buuoD5Y
— Sutopo Purwo Nugroho (@Sutopo_PN) December 22, 2018
The tsunami pushed as far inland as 65 feet and may have been as high as 10 feet. The origin of the tsunami was in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra, which connects the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean.
— Chris Vagasky (@COweatherman) December 23, 2018
I was photographing #Krakatau when the first wave came, it went 10-15m beyond the beach. Went to pick up my family, 2nd wave came, bigger. Passed the hotel. In safety now. Krakatau was not erupting when the wave came. Krakatau!!!??? Krakatau photo from earlier this evening. @bmkg pic.twitter.com/jVQ4TvwkPA
— Øystein L. Andersen (@OysteinLAnderse) December 22, 2018
The tsunami occurred during the full moon when tide levels were already higher than normal.
— Global News Network (@GlobalNews77) December 23, 2018
El #tsunami de aparente origen volcánico en el estrecho de Sonda, en la costa sur de la provincia de Lampung Baten de Indonesia, ha dejado 43 personas muertas, 584 heridas, 2 desaparecidas, así como daños en edificaciones y navíos, de acuerdo con las autoridades. pic.twitter.com/0yY88xMydx
— Notimex (@Notimex) December 23, 2018
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