The president observed the damage at the hard-hit
?Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the
"The cause of the tsunami was due to a combination of undersea landslides after the eruption of Mount Anak Krakatoa and the tidal wave caused by the full moon," according to BMKG. However, the
The chief of the
?The casualties occurred in three regions -- South Lampung in
More than 600 homes, 69 hotels, 60 shops and some 420 boats were damaged, BNBP said Monday, along with dozens of cars and other vehicles.
"Thank God I could save my family," he told VOA's Indonesian service.
Disaster agency head Endan Permana told local media that many people were missing in THE tourist locale Tanjung Lesung,
As did United Nations Secretary General
VOA's Indonesian Service contributed to this report.