After the 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake, Mentawai Residents Nonetheless Refugee

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Earthquake magnitude 6.9 This occurred within the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra on Tuesday (25/4/2023) within the morning. This catastrophe additionally precipitated panic among the many residents.

A lot of residents had been reportedly nonetheless holding out within the evacuation shelters till 08.30 native time. Regional Catastrophe Administration Company (BPBD) in a number of areas are nonetheless conducting information assortment and monitoring of their areas.

Based mostly on info obtained by the BNPB Operations Management Heart (Pusdalops) from the Mentawai Islands District BPBD, the entire individuals in Simalegi Village are nonetheless displaced.

In the meantime in different districts, reminiscent of in Sigapona Village, West Siberut, some residents are nonetheless displaced. Likewise, what occurred in Sikabaluan Village, North Siberut District, then West Siberut District, some residents are additionally nonetheless displaced.

BPBD within the space remains to be conducting information assortment and monitoring within the area, particularly the evacuation of residents.

In the meantime, a number of BPBDs in West Sumatra and North Sumatra reported that their residents had returned to their properties. This was reported by BPBD Kota Padang and Agam Regency in West Sumatra, which said that their residents had returned dwelling.

The BPBD of South Nias Regency in North Sumatra additionally knowledgeable the identical factor.

Till now, the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Company (BNPB) continues to coordinate and monitor the aftermath of the 6.9 magnitude earthquake.

The magnitude 6.9 earthquake was situated 177 km northwest of the Mentawai Islands with a depth of 84 km. This geological phenomenon happens at this time, Tuesday (25/4) at 03.00 WIB.

Based mostly on parameters from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Company (BMKG), earthquake shocks measured by the MMI scale or Mercalli Modified Depth had been recognized as Siberut and Mentawai at VI MMI, Pasaman Barat, Padang Pariaman, Agam, Padang V MMI, Gunung Sitoli, Padang Panjang, Pesisir Selatan, Limapuluh Kota, Solok Selatan, Solok, Bukit Tinggi III MMI and Labuhan Batu and Padang Sidempuan II MMI.

The upper the MMI, the higher the potential for injury brought on by earthquake shaking.

BMKG knowledgeable that there was an aftershock with a magnitude of 5.0 which occurred at 05.19 WIB on the identical day. The earthquake was at a depth of 12 km.

BNPB additionally appealed to native governments and residents to extend preparedness. Till now, the earthquake hazard can’t be predicted when and the place it’s going to happen.

After the earthquake, residents had been suggested to watch out when getting into their properties once more. Be certain the constructing construction remains to be sturdy after the earthquake, the place aftershocks should still happen and worsen the situation of the constructing construction that was beforehand affected by earthquake shocks.

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