False alarm: BMKG says textual content blast caution about 8.5-magnitude quake and tsunami led to by way of machine error | Coconuts Bali


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In case you occur to obtain an early tsunami caution textual content from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Company (BMKG) this morning, you’ll breathe a sigh of aid because the company has showed that the SMS blast used to be led to by way of a machine error.
The message, despatched from BMKG and the Ministry of Data and Communications (Kominfo), used to be blasted to Indonesian telephones at round 10:36am, containing details about an early tsunami caution following a 8.5-magnitude earthquake on June 4, 2021 for East Java, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), Central Java, Bali, and East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). 
Notice that we’re no longer even in June 2021 but.

In a remark issued this afternoon, BMKG has clarified that the tips within the textual content is fake. 
“There was an error in the system for sending earthquake information and tsunami early warnings through the SMS channel,” the remark mentioned, including {that a} rationalization used to be straight away despatched throughout the channel as a follow-up. 

Each BMKG and Kominfo have introduced an investigation to resolve the reason for the mistake. The company additionally mentioned the general public will have to stay calm.

“The circulating information (in the false text message) is not a prediction of an earthquake that may occur in the near future, because until this moment there is not one technology that can precisely and accurately predict when, where, and how strong an earthquake will occur,” BMKG mentioned.
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