April 11, 2021, 02.24 AM

“The earthquake has shifted the slopes on mountains and other higher ground. If they are hit by light to heavy rains, it will cause landslides, flash floods, high winds, falling trees, and other natural disasters,” said BMKG head Dwikorita Karnamati.

Indonesia is located on the Indo-Pacific Ring of Fire, a geographical area that is vulnerable to earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.

(Writers :Achmad Faizal, Surabaya Contributor, Ellyvon Pranita | Editors: Teuku Muhammad Valdy Arief, Holy Kartika Nurwigati Sumartiningtyas)

Sources: 

https://regional.kompas.com/read/2021/04/10/232214078/update-korban-gempa-malang-8-meninggal-dan-25-luka-luka?page=all#page2

https://www.kompas.com/sains/read/2021/04/10/190300323/setelah-gempa-malang-bmkg-peringatkan-jawa-timur-waspada-hujan-dan-longsor

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