Balinese students walk to their school as earthquakes continue and Mount Agung threatens to erupt.
Hundreds of earthquakes a day are being recorded near Mount Agung in Bali as the volcano threatens to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.
Balinese farmers with Mount Agung in the background. Areas with high volcanic activity also have some of the world’s most fertile farmlands.
Volcanic ash can cause a nuisance to farmers, burying agricultural lands and damaging crops. But in the long term, this ash will create highly productive soil that can support huge populations.
Residents and tourists are warned to stay at least six kilometres from Mount Agung in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia.
Warnings are being issued to stay clear of an Indonesian volcano following a series of earthquakes.
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