Friday, March 11, 2011

Japanese tsunami is estimated that up to Indonesia

Division Head of Service Climatology, Meteorological and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Makassar, Sujarwo said the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that occurred in Japan before dawn will be affected the eastern part of Indonesia.

According Sujarwo, Eastern Indonesia region which must be vigilant are North Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua.

"It is estimated that the tsunami would hit the region around 8 pm local time," said Sujarwo. For that, people in this area are encouraged to be vigilant. Japanese tsunami is estimated that up to Indonesia.
The height of the tsunami that would hit the region, said Sujarwo, can not be predicted. He said the government already gave a warning to the people who live near the sea coast to immediately evacuate immediately, because the tsunami send this Japanese earthquake will hit without warning in advance .. "Residents who live in coastal areas are encouraged to be vigilant and immediately fled to higher ground," he said.

Japanese earthquake impact to Indonesia, according to Sujarwo due to the large earthquake forces. Moreover, Indonesia's marine concatenated with the sea of ​​Japan. "Similarly, when the earthquake in Aceh, the impact also came to India, because India Indonesia's marine and sea continued," he said.

Sujarwo said other areas in Indonesia, in addition to North Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua do not have to worry. Power of Japanese tsunami will not be up to reach other areas in Indonesia, especially South Sulawesi. According to him, South Sulawesi, Makassar too far especially to be able to be reached by tsunami waves that will happen later tonight.

Source : Tempo


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