Indonesian Coastal Zone

This blog provides pictures of the Indonesia Archipelago coastal zone.

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I'm a researcher of Research Center for Oceanography, Indonesian Institute of Sciences. My activities in the institution have made me come to many parts of Indonesia. Using this blog, I'd like to share with you what I've seen, particularly in the coastal zones.

Saturday, May 06, 2006

How often Tsunami in Indonesia?

Last updated: 19 July 2006.

In periods of 1990-2006, 10 tsunami have occured in Indonesia. The map (Figure 1) shows the distribution of the tsunamis.

Figure 1. Tsunamis distribution in Indonesia in periode of 1990-2006.
1. Alor, Nusa Tenggara, 1991; 2. Flores, Nusa Tenggara, 1992;
3. Banyuwangi, East Java, 1994; 4. Biak, Papua, 1996; 5. Obi, North Maluku, 1998;
6. Banggai, North Maluku, 2000; 7. Manokwari, Papua, 2002;
8. Aceh, Nangroe Aceh Darussalam, 2004; 9. Buru, Maluku, 2006; 10. Pangandaran, West Java, 2006.
(Compiled from Fauzi and Ibrahim, 2002, Fig.1, no. 1-6; Setyawan, 2002, no. 7; and author's data, no. 8-10).


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