150 Indonesian tsunami prone areas

Jakarta - based on maps made disasters 2010-2014 National Emergency Management Agency (BNPB) and related agencies, was the 150 cities and regions throughout Indonesia, the tsunami hit potential.
Location mapping was done in collaboration with 22 institutions under the Ministry of BNPB.
Director Disaster Reduction, said BNPB Sutopo Nugrho Purwo, towns and districts on the west coast terebar Sumatra from Aceh, North Sumatra West Sumatra, Bengkulu, Lampung, down south of Java, such as Banten in West Java, Yogyakarta, Central Java, East Java, Bali, , West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara.
Tsunami, the potential side Halmahera island, North Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, Papua and the north.
"These areas have been a meeting place where IndoAustralia architecture and Eurasian plates. And a meeting in Papua near the Pacific plate and the Eurasian plate," said Sutopo legal as long as he took office, Jalan Juanda, Central Jakarta, on Wednesday (11/03/2010)
As the impact of tsunami earthquakes, Sutopo, said that those countries have great potential for earthquakes. "Usually this happens when the tsunami earthquake of 6.5 on the Richter scale, has a depth of less than 20 km away," he explained.

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