Bali Airport Safe After Earthquake of Mount Agung Eruption

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, January 02 2018 - 15:00 IWST

Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai di Bali dan Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar Raih Penghargaan Dunia
Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai di Bali dan Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar Raih Penghargaan Dunia - Denpasar - International Airport Management I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali, said the flight operation was safe and smooth after Mount Agung experienced an eruption earthquake by spraying ash about 1,500 meters high from the top of the crater on Monday (1/1/2018) night.

Head of International Airport Communication I Gusti Ngurah Rai Arie Ahsanurrohim in Denpasar, Tuesday (2/1/2018) explained that no flights were disturbed and no airlines canceled flights, both domestic and international.

Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Region III Denpasar said Himawari weather satellite detects mountain dust moves towards the southwest on Monday night.

Head of Center for Data, Information and Public Relations of National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there was a slight ash of mountain ash in some villages around Gunung Agung ie Badeg, Yeha, Temukus, Besakih and Muncan.

Meanwhile, mountain ash rain with a thin intensity is also reportedly dropped in Angantaka Village of Badung and Peguyangan Regencies in North Denpasar.

The fall of thin ash rain is outside Karangasem due to the wind that blew towards the southwest and west.

The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) said the ash rain also occurred at the Gunung Agung Observation Post in Rendang Village, Karangasem, about 12 kilometers away if drawn a straight line from the foot of the mountain.

On observation every six hours from 18.00-24.00 WITA Monday (1/1) night, PVMBG record the earthquake eruption as much as one time with amplitude 25 mm duration about four minute happened at 22.02 WITA.

PVMBG notes the presence of a blow four times, shallow volcanic (5) and deep volcanic (1) with a weakly blown wind direction in the southwest and west direction.

Meanwhile, on observation at 00:00 to 06:00 WITA Tuesday (2/1) PVMBG record crater smoke is not observed and the wind blows weakly to the southwest and west.

PVMBG also recorded gusts four times and volcanically in as many as three times.

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