Official Statement


    OFFICIAL STATEMENT   Nomor : 966/GIPIBALI-BTB/K-XI /2017     Letting Off Some Steam   Latest Update: Mount Agung Eruption Tuesday, 21 November 2017   (21 November 2017) At 5:05 pm on Tuesday afternoon, 21 November 2017, Bali’s Mount Agung began spewing clouds of gray smoke to a height estimated at 700-meters above the 3,031-meter mountain’s peak.   The billowing cloud of steam, carbon dioxide and volcanic ash was traveling in a southeasterly direction.   The latest eruption occurring several weeks of reduced seismic activity surrounding the volcano is viewed by experts observers from the Geologic Disaster Mitigation Agency (PVMBG) as a “phreatic” or “cold” eruption resulting when water penetrates cracks and vents on the mountain’s surface producing minor localized explosions…...

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Letting Off Some Steam


Latest Update: Mount Agung Eruption Tuesday, 21 November 2017 (21 November 2017) At 5:05 pm on Tuesday afternoon, 21 November 2017, Bali’s Mount Agung began spewing clouds of gray smoke to a height estimated at 700-meters above the 3,031-meter mountain’s peak. The billowing cloud of steam, carbon dioxide and volcanic ash was traveling in a southeasterly direction. The latest eruption occurring several weeks of reduced seismic activity surrounding the volcano is viewed by experts observers from the Geologic Disaster Mitigation Agency (PVMBG) as a “phreatic” or “cold” eruption resulting when water penetrates cracks and vents on the mountain’s surface producing minor localized explosions that send steam and sulphur dioxide into…...

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Gunung Agung Meletus Freatik


Gunung Agung yang meletus pada Selasa (21/11/2017) pukul 17:05 WITA, termasuk letusan jenis freatik. Tinggi asap kelabu tebal dengan tekanan sedang maksimum 700 meter.  Letusan freatik terjadi akibat adanya uap air bertekanan tinggi. Uap air tersebut terbentuk seiring dengan pemanasan air bawah tanah atau air hujan yang meresap ke dalam tanah di dalam kawah kemudian kontak langsung dengan magma. Letusan freatik disertai dengan asap, abu dan material yang ada di dalam kawah.  Letusan freatik sulit diprediksi. Bisa terjadi tiba-tiba dan seringkali tidak ada tanda-tanda adanya peningkatan kegempaan. Beberapa kali gunungapi di Indonesia meletus freatik saat status gunungapi tersebut Waspada (level 2) seperti…...

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Laporan Kegiatan Gunung Agung


Periode Pengamatan ​21-11-2017 12:00-18:00 WITA Gunung Agung (3142 mdpl), Karangasem, Bali METEOROLOGI Cuaca cerah, berawan, mendung, dan hujan. Angin bertiup lemah hingga sedang ke arah timur dan tenggara. Suhu udara 23-28 °C dan kelembaban udara 79-91 %. Volume curah hujan 7.2 mm per hari.  VISUAL ● Gunung jelas hingga kabut 0-I. Asap kawah bertekanan sedang hingga kuat teramati berwarna putih dan kelabu dengan intensitas sedang hingga tebal dan tinggi 500-600 m di atas puncak kawah.  ● Asap letusan berwarna putih kelabu tebal tinggi lk. 500 - 600 meter tertiup angin lemah ke arah timur - tenggara dari kawah agung.. KEGEMPAAN ■ Tremor Non-Harmonik (Jumlah : 1, Amplitudo : 2 mm, Durasi :…...

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Diminishing Seismic Activity


07 November 2017 12:00 local Bali time The frequency of Mount Agung tremors continues to lower. For details please check https://magma.vsi.esdm.go.id * Bali Tourism Hospitality www.BaliTourismBoard.or.id/page/mountagung...

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Mount Agung Alert Level Downgraded


29 October 2017 16:00 local Bali time Mount Agung Alert Level Downgraded The alert level for the Mount Agung volcano has been downgraded from level four to level three. Mount Agung activity has decreased steadily over past 6 days says Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation spokesman Mr. Kasbani. The evacuation zone surrounding Mt Agung has been reduced - now only six villages within the red zone. Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation spokesman says he hopes Mount Agung activity will continue to decrease. Evacuees from areas other than 6 affected villages will be advised of Mt Agung status change & assisted by…...

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Status Diturunkan


Minggu, 29 Oktober 2017 pukul 16.00 WITA Status Gunung Agung diturunkan dari 'Awas' menjadi 'Siaga'. Penurunan status ini diumumkan pukul 16.00 WITA.  "Sesuai laporan Kepala PVMBG, bahwa per pukul 16.00 WITA status Gunung Agung diturunkan dari status Awas menjadi Siaga,"  pernyataan Menteri ESDM Ignatius Jonan dalam keterangannya, Minggu (29/10).  Dengan penurunan status ini, maka para pengungsi sudah diperbolehkan meninggalkan tempat pengungsian. Mereka sudah diperbolehkan beraktivitas kembali, namun tetap ada zona bahaya yang ditetapkan.  "Pengungsi dapat kembali ke kediaman masing-masing dengan tetap menetapkan zona bahaya radius sekitar 6 sampai 7 km ke berbagai penjuru," jelas Jonan. Dengan status ini, direkomendasikan beberapa hal, yakni; 1) Masyarakat di…...

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Lower Seismic Activity


29 October 2017 12:00 local Bali time The frequency of Mount Agung tremors has diminished further. For details please check https://magma.vsi.esdm.go.id * Bali Tourism Hospitality www.BaliTourismBoard.or.id/page/mountagung...

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Video in Japanese Language


27 October 2017 18:00 local Bali time Video in Japanese Language: Mount Agung Official Update New video in Japanase click here...

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Team to handle Mandarin speakers


24 October 201709:00 local Bali time A special team to handle Mandarin speakers, please join conversation within China's leading social media Weibo Click here: http://t.cn/RWA66Kv   New video in Mandarin click here...

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