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INFORMASI ERUPSI G. AGUNG

Telah terjadi erupsi G. Agung, Bali pada tanggal 02 Juli 2018 pukul 21:04 WITA dengan tinggi kolom abu teramati ± 2.000 m di atas puncak (± 5.142 m di atas permukaan laut). Kolom abu teramati berwarna kelabu dengan intensitas tebal condong ke arah barat. Erupsi ini terekam di seismogram dengan amplitudo maksimum 24 mm dan durasi ± 7 menit 21 detik.

Erupsi terjadi secara Strombolian dengan suara dentuman. Lontaran lava pijar teramati keluar kawah mencapai jarak 2 km.

Saat ini G. Agung berada pada Status Level III (Siaga) dengan rekomendasi:
(1) Masyarakat di sekitar G. Agung dan pendaki/pengunjung/wisatawan agar tidak berada, tidak melakukan pendakian dan tidak melakukan aktivitas apapun di Zona Perkiraan Bahaya yaitu di seluruh area di dalam radius 4 km dari Kawah Puncak G. Agung. Zona Perkiraan Bahaya sifatnya dinamis dan terus dievaluasi dan dapat diubah sewaktu-waktu mengikuti perkembangan data pengamatan G. Agung yang paling aktual/terbaru.
(2) Masyarakat yang bermukim dan beraktivitas di sekitar aliran-aliran sungai yang berhulu di Gunung Agung agar mewaspadai potensi ancaman bahaya sekunder berupa aliran lahar hujan yang dapat terjadi terutama pada musim hujan dan jika material erupsi masih terpapar di area puncak. Area landaan aliran lahar hujan mengikuti aliran-aliran sungai yang berhulu di Gunung Agung.

SUMBER DATA
KESDM, Badan Geologi, PVMBG
Pos Pengamatan Gunungapi Agung
https://magma.vsi.esdm.go.id/

Breaking News: Warga di Sekitar Gunung Agung Kembali Mengungsi

TRIBUN-BALI.COM- Gunung Agung terus mengalami peningkatan aktivitas vulkanik pada Kamis (28/7/2018).

Hal ini ditandai dengan terekamnya gempa hembusan sebanyak tiga puluh kali, pada periode pengamatan pukul 06.00 Wita sampai 12.00 Wita.

Dari pemantauan PVMBG, Gunung Agung sedang mengalami peningkatan intensitas aktivitas baik secara kegempaan maupun secara visual.

Pantauan terkini Tribun Bali, warga di sekitar lereng Gunung Agung telah kembali mengungsi ke daerah radius 10 hingga 12 kilometer

Hembusan abu teramati terus menerus dengan ketinggian mencapai 1500 meter di atas puncak, dengan angin mengarah ke barat.

“Karena ini, kami mohon agar tidak ada aktivitas masyarakat atau wisatawan di dalam radius 4 km untuk mengantisipasi potensi bahaya erupsi. Masyarakat agar senantiasa menyiapkan masker untuk melindungi dari potensi bahaya abu,” jelas Kepala Sub-Bidang Mitigasi Pemantauan Gunung api Wilayah Timur PVMBG, Devy Kamil Syahbana, Kamis (28/7/2018).

Peningkatan aktivitas vulkanik Gunung Agung ini telah teramati sejak 13 Mei 2018, dan berlanjut hingga saat ini.

Peningkatan ini menandakan adanya akumulasi tekanan akibat pergerakan magma menuju ke permukaan.

“Ini diindikasikan oleh terekamnya deformasi dengan pola inflasi sejak 13 Mei 2018 lalu. Namun demikian, intensitas aktivitas saat ini masih di bawah aktivitas eruptif November 2017 lalu,” jelas Devy

Dalam seminggu terakhir, pihaknya juga merekam kegempaan di sisi utara Gunung Agung yang mengindikasikan adanya suplai magma dari kedalaman.

Hasil Rapat Evaluasi Erupsi Gunung Agung Oleh Komunitas Bandar Udara I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali dipimpin oleh Kepala Otoritas Bandara Wilayah IV Bali Nusa Tenggara pada hari Jumat, tanggal 29 Juni 2018 Pukul 00.05 WITA

1. Aktifitas Gunung Agung Level III (Siaga), dan erupsi berlangsung terus menerus sejak 10.00 WIta, dan VONA masih kategori Orange karena ketinggian hanya mencapai 2000 m diatas puncak gunung
2. Ploting VAAC Darwin memprediksi terjadi sebaran ke atas permukaan dengan ketinggian 23.000 feet yang mempunyai kecepatan 10 Knot, sudah menutupi ruang udara Bandar Udara I Gusti Ngurah Rai-Bali
3. dari record Pilot Report pada ketinggian 15.000-23.000 feet masih ditemui adanya Vulcanic ash diruang udara dengan arah angin cenderung ke arah Barat dan Barat Daya.
4. Data RGB Citra Satelit terakhir, sejak 19.00 Wita – 00.00 Wita bahwa Vulcanic Ash sudah tersebar dengan cepat yang hampir menutupi Ruang udara Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali dengan kecenderungan bergerak ke barat – barat daya
5. RGB Citra satelit cuaca Himawari Pukul 01.00 Wita pergerakan debu vulkanik terdeteksi ke arah barat- barat daya dan menutupi aerodrome Bandar Udara I Gusti Ngurah Rai. sampai dengan Pukul 00.38 Wita, Hasil Aerodrome Observation dalam bentuk Paper test menunjukkan NIL adanya Vulcanic Ash di Area Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali
6. Sebaran Debu Vulkanik berdasarkan model trayektori BMKG, diprediksi sebaran Debu Vulkanik akan terdapat di Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali pada pagi hari tanggal 29 Juni 2018.
7. Forecasting arah angin dari BMKG pada ketinggian / level angin dijelaskan sebagai berikut : 5000 ft arah angin dari timur, ketinggian 14.000 ft dari timur , ketinggian 18.000 ft dari Timur Laut-Timur, ketinggian 24.000 ft dari Timur
8. namun dengan pertimbangan air space/ ruang udara bandara masih tertutup oleh sebaran vulcanic ash ke arah barat- barat daya atau mengarah ke Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai sesuai dengan ploting ASHTAM VAWR 5626 maka Notam Closed Bandara Terhitung mulai tanggal 29 Juni 2018 Pukul 03.00 WITA sampai dengan Pukul 19.00 WITA.
9. Evaluasi atas perkembangan situasi penyebarann Vulcanic Ash dan Arah angin akan tetap dievaluasi secara berkala.
10. Demikian disampaikan, atas perhatian dan kerjasamanya diucapkan terimakasih.

Lombok, the Island of leisure, adventure, and ideal place for meeting and convention.

Lombok Island is an ideal place for family vacation, adventure holiday, leisure tour, honeymoon trip, incentive tour, and for meeting and convention package. The people are so warm and friendly. Wherever the travelers go they will find the people smile and say, “Halo tourist, how are you and where are you going”? For western culture, asking where ones are going is really a private question. In Lombok, however it is a symbol of a friendly and friendship.

Generally, the wether in Lombok does not really differ from other islands in Indonesia. Mainly there are two main seasons, rainy and dry seasons. Rainy season starts on September and ends on February. The rest of the months are dry season. During rainy season, the air humidity is a bit higher, which makes the temperature hotter. The best and the most wonderful time for traveling around Lombok is on dry season, from March to September. Private villas, business class hotels, resort hotels, and backpackers’ class hotels are available in every touristic area.

Lombok can be reached by public economy class ferry and by air conditioned fast boat from Bali and by flight from many major cities in Indonesia and from some big world-wide cities as since October 1st 2011 an International airport, BIL (Bandara International Lombok) or Lombok International Airport has been officially opened and ready to serve all visitors.

Lombok Island is an ideal resort for muntain trekking, rain forest hiking and other land and sea adventure

Lombok Island is undoubtedly an excellent vacation resort for the vacationers who adore mountain trekking and rain forest hiking along with other land and sea adventurous journey. Hilly and mountainous regions dominate numerous part of the floor of the land. Tetebaatu in the east together with all the beauty of rice terrace, hilly cool resort, and heterogenic rain forest with various wooden trees is a perfect resort for mountain trekking and forest hiking. Benang Setokel and Benang Kelambu which happen to be situated at the northern part of central Lombok, are yet another fantastic rain forest the people have recently discovered as the new gateway to trek up the top of mount Rinjani. Before setting out on an adventurous mountain trekking, the people might be delight in a tremendous panorama of the rain forest and magnificent waterfall. The marvel of Pusuk pass preserved monkey forest, in northwest Lombok challenges the travelers with a spectacular half-day soft trekking.

Furthermore, Senaru village, the famed resort to start three days two nights mountain trekking to reach the breathtaking crater lake of mount Rinjani. Nearby the trek start line, the travelers have an opportunity to enjoy the fresh cool air of Sendang Gila waterfall, the highest waterfall on the Island.

In addtition, Lombok Island with the whole space of much more than 4000 km square as well as the stunning seashore surrounds it make the Island not only simply as mountain trekking adventure tour destination but also additionally as a charming and enchanting vacation resort for marine pursuits tourists. The roar of the waves in Mawun beach, Seger, Gerupuk, and Ekas of south Lombok challenge the wind surfers to drive a surfboard on an adventurous wind surfing. During rainy season the wave in Mawun, Seger, and Gerupuk attain the height of roughly 6 to 7 meters, whereas in Ekas beach it can get as much as 10 meters high. It is goofy, regular, and tube. When the sea is low tide, the people can easily witness coral reefs on the shore. The turquoise beach of Gili air, Meno, and Gili Trawangan of the northwest and Gili Nanggu in southwest Lombok are also a exquisite  spots for guests who want to explore colorful fishes and enchanting coral reefs by scuba diving or just snorkeling.

Moreover, Bangko Bangko and Tanjung Luar both equally tend to be the breathtaking beaches for jigging and bottom fishing. Barracuda and tuna are the common fishes the fishermen get. Visitors in family vacation who could not joint mountain trekking, surfing, fishing, and other land and sea adventure trip they might conveniently enjoy the leisure time in Lombok Island by banana boating, canoeing, and exploring the underwater life around the beach with glass bottom boat.

Marine life and sea adventurous tour in Lombok and in Gili Island

Lombok Island with the total area of more than 4000 km square and the beautiful seashore surrounds it making the Island become a charming and enchanting resort for marine activities travelers. The roar of the waves in Mawun beach, Seger, Gerupuk, and Ekas of south Lombok challenge the wind surfers to drive a surfboard on an adventurous wind surfing. During rainy season the wave in Mawun, Seger, and Gerupuk reach the height of approximately 6 to 7 meters, whereas in Ekas beach it can reach up to 10 meters high. It is goofy, regular, and tube. When the seawater is low tide, the people can easily witness coral reefs on the shore. The turquoise beach of Gili air, Meno, and Gili Trawangan of the northwest and Gili Nanggu in southwest Lombok are also a wonderful  spots for visitors who want to explore colorful fishes and enchanting coral reefs by scuba diving or just by snorkeling. In addition, Bangko Bangko and Tanjung Luar both are the breathtaking beaches for jigging and bottom fishing. Barracuda and tuna are the common fishes the fishers get. Visitors joining family vacation they can enjoy the holiday time by banana boating, canoeing, and exploring the underwater live with glass bottom boat.

Rinjani Trekking Adventure

Lombok Island as one of several Indonesian wonderful tour destinations is world widely famous for its beauty of nature. When you visit the Island you will find Rinjani Mountain, an active volcano with a height of 2736 meters. For those who love adventure trip, Rinjani Trekking Adventure is the best choice since in doing this trip you will face a challenging terrain to test your nerve as a real mountain trekker.

To set out on this adventurous program there are some routes the visitors may take. The most breathtaking one are however Rinjani Trekking Adventure through Senaru starting point and Sembalum starting point. The trekkers having a willing to enjoy the wonder of Segara anak lake, the crater that appears due to the massive eruption that occurred several decades ago you are suggested to start the trek through Senaru because the terrain is not so hard. Whilst the people who want to reach the peak of the mountain we recommend you to start the trek through Sembalun. These two starting point are having the same amazing natural beauty. Some kinds of Flora and Fauna such as edelweiss flower and black monkey so called “LUTUNG” will complete the wonder of your holiday on Rinjani Trekking Adventure.

 There are some tips we suggest to the visitors if you want to climb the mountain. You would better book a package through a legal and experience Tour Operator in handling Rinjani Trekking Adventure. If you take a flight or public ferry to Lombok, we suggest you to set out the trip on the next day to make sure that you are in a fit condition. In addition, we advise the visitors not to bring along too many dresses. Two t-shirts, two shorts, and a good trek shoes are recommended. Do not forget to bring along a flashlight head. The best time to trek is between April and October. To climb out of that period is   still allowed. It has just however entered the rainy season.

Lombok Island is an excellent resort for honeymoon Holidays.

Honeymoon in Lombok is an amazing and memorable trip for young couples because Lombok Island is one of numerous beautiful and wonderful vacation resort among Indonesian archipelago. Let alone the arts and culture which is similar to neighboring island of Bali makes Lombok Island an enchanting honeymoon holiday destination. Therefore, if you look for honeymoon resort in Indonesia with a touch of art, culture and nature of Asia, then honeymoon in Lombok is the best choice.

The availability of adequate facilities in luxurious International standard hotels and in every Tourism object attracts most couples to choose the island of Lombok as the best choice to enjoy the honeymoon trip. Honeymoon in Lombok by visiting Kuta and Tanjung Aan beach which is famous for its white sand and the beauty of Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan to enjoy the natural beauty of the captivating and turquoise underwater garden like fish and colorful coral reefs would be wonderful memories the couple could not forget.

Before making decision to spend the honeymoon in Lombok, this information might be useful for every couple. Throughout the year the honeymooners might enjoy a honeymoon in Lombok. There are some important tips however for couples in selecting and arranging vacation time, among others, October to April is the rainy season. At this period hotels in Lombok do not charge high season surcharge so that the hotel rate would not too expensive. May to September is the dry season coincides with summer in Europe, America, and Asia Pacific where in this period most travelers choose Lombok Island only not as a tour destination for honeymoon but also as a resort for leisure, family vacation, meeting, and adventure. The peak is on July and August as well as Christmas and New Year. This time is really a high season period for tourism business in Lomok. Most of the hotels charge high season surcharge so that the hotel rate at these seasons will be more expensive than the outside period. Even many hotels require guests to take a compulsory dinner on New Year’s Eve so guests might not check out on 31 December. But since this is on a very memorable day for the tourists because they could celebrate the New Year’s Eve in Lombok They are mostly happy despite having to pay dearly for compulsory dinner at the hotel.

In addition, you are also advised to plan and select Travel packaged of honeymoon in Lombok that suits your taste before your departure date so you do not spend too much time and money during your vacation in Lombok.

With the operation of the International Airport since October 2011, Lombok Island becomes easier to be accessed from both the domestic big cities such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, Denpasar, and the other major cities as well as of the world big cities like Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.