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June 1994 Java, Indonesia Images

Metadata Updated: September 15, 2023

On June 2, 1994 at 18:17:34 UTC, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred 200 km off the southeastern coast of Java. The earthquake occurred at night, and awoke only about 10 to 20% of the people. About 30 to 40 minutes after the earthquake, the waves (three distinct waves) began to arrive. Most of the people were still sleeping when the wave arrived, and the mostly-straw houses were washed away. About 223 people were killed, 15 were listed as missing, and 423 injured. The tsunami destroyed 1,500 homes, and 278 boats. The most affected districts were Lumajang, Jember, and Banyuwangi. Most of the fatalities and damage was caused by a tsunami at the villages of Pancer, Lampon, and Rajekwesi in the Banyuwangi district, the most eastern of the districts.

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Metadata Date September 14, 2023
Metadata Created Date September 15, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 15, 2023
Reference Date(s) February 1, 2012 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NGDC MGG Hazard Photos

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Metadata Date September 14, 2023
Metadata Created Date September 15, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 15, 2023
Reference Date(s) February 1, 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazards Image Database (Event: June 1994 Java, Indonesia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date], Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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