Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Merapi
in Indonesia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Merapi is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Merapi
Lat/Lon: -7.54 , 110.446
Event Date: 22 Jun 2020 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 4440000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 24400000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 7
Inserted at: 22 Jun 2020 06:56 UTC

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Historical Timeline

Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 14 Oct 2019 00:00 DARWIN
2 13 Feb 2020 00:00 DARWIN
3 05 Mar 2020 00:00 JRC
4 27 Mar 2020 00:00 DARWIN
5 22 Jun 2020 00:00 DARWIN

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Indonesia , Province of Jawa Tengah (population 30,678,120) . The nearest places are Gatakan, Banjumari, Bedojo, Bandjarsari, Ampel, Srumbung, Bojolali, Dalangan, Sleman, Kalasan, and Belang.

Radius Population
100 km 24.3 million people
75 km 18.5 million people
50 km 10 million people
30 km 4.4 million people
20 km 1.4 million people
10 km 240000 people
5 km 45000 people
2 km 2200 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Jawa Tengah Indonesia 30.6 million people
Yogyakarta Indonesia 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Gatakan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 4 km
Banjumari Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 12 km
Bedojo Yogyakarta Indonesia Village6 - 13 km
Bandjarsari Yogyakarta Indonesia Village6 - 13 km
Ampel Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 15 km
Srumbung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 16 km
Bojolali Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 17 km
Dalangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 18 km
Sleman Yogyakarta Indonesia Village4 55000 people 23 km
Kalasan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village4 - 24 km
Klaten Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 120000 people 25 km
Balaboedoer Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 26 km
Candiumbul Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 26 km
Magelang Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 110000 people 26 km
Salatiga Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 170000 people 26 km
Pangkalan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 27 km
Babadan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 27 km
Kutu Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 28 km
Yogyakarta Yogyakarta Indonesia Major city 620000 people 30 km
Ambarawa Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village4 82000 people 31 km
Kaligesing Yogyakarta Indonesia Village6 - 33 km
Kartosuro Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 33 km
Bandoeng Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 35 km
Cawas Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 35 km
Naggulan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village4 - 36 km
Gogodalem Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 38 km
Kaliredjo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 38 km
Kaloran Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Bangsri Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Temanggung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 41000 people 39 km
Andong Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Awonggo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Bantul Yogyakarta Indonesia Village4 57000 people 40 km
Surakarta Jawa Tengah Indonesia City 540000 people 42 km
Kalipenten Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 42 km
Imagiri Yogyakarta Indonesia Village4 - 43 km
Bener Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 45 km
Oengaran Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 45 km
Penawangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 45 km
Bendung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 45 km
Plajen Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 46 km
Parakan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 23000 people 47 km
Gedangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 47 km
Sentol Yogyakarta Indonesia Village4 - 47 km
Ranousari Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 47 km
Pudakpajung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Srandakan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 29000 people 49 km
Genengan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 50 km
Banjumudal Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 50 km
Wonosari Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 27000 people 50 km
Galur Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Kebonongan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Purworejo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Bendungan Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Purworedjo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Bodja Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 53 km
Panggang Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Karangasem Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Tirtohardjo Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Djaranmati Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Muntung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Djambean Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 57 km
Ngandong Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Pulebener Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Djambangan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 58 km
Karangaweh Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 58 km
Koeangsan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 58 km
Tempuredj Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Broena Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Djagalaja Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Goeboeg Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Djomblang Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village4 - 60 km
Karangrajung Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 60 km
Wonogiri Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 37000 people 61 km
Wurjantoro Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Panggul Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 62 km
Kedungsurem Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 63 km
Semarang Jawa Tengah Indonesia Major city 1.2 million people 63 km
Wonosobo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village4 92000 people 63 km
Bintaos Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Kemiri Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 64 km
Sragen Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village4 70000 people 65 km
Petir Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Karangroto Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Mangkang-Kulan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Kepek Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Sukoredjo Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 67 km
Pablengan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 67 km
Dukun Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Pracimantoro Yogyakarta Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Bakulan Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 69 km
Belang Jawa Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Adisucipto JOG 107 Mil. Paved Yes 7200 27 km
Adi Sumarmo Wiryokusumo SOC 106 Civ. Paved Yes 8500 34 km
Achmad Yani SRG 3 Mil. Paved Yes 6000 63 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Wates Indonesia 54 km
Semarang IDSRG Indonesia 65 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Kedung Ombo Uter 1989 53 km
Wonogiri Keduang 1982 62 km
Wadaslintang Lunto 1987 74 km

Nuclear plants

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