2018 Sunda Strait tsunami

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On 22 December 2018, a tsunami that was caused by an eruption and collapse of the Anak Krakatau volcano in the Sunda Strait struck coastal regions of Banten and Lampung, Indonesia. At least 281 people were killed and 1,016 were injured.[1] According to The Guardian, "the tsunami is believed to have been caused by undersea landslides that followed an eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano".[2]

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  1. "Death toll from Indonesian tsunami rises to 281". www.cbsnews.com. Retrieved 2018-12-24.
  2. Justin McCurry; Frances Perraudin; agencies (23 December 2018). "Sunda Strait tsunami death toll likely to rise, say Indonesian officials". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 December 2018. The tsunami is believed to have been caused by the collapse of Anak Krakatau that followed an eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano. There were no significant seismic tremors to indicate a tsunami was coming.