Marapi volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): new eruption
Marapi volcano had a modest eruption this evening (26 Sep) between 16:30-18:15 h local time. (Note Mapari is in Sumatra and different from frequently active M-E-rapi volcano near Yogyakarta in Central Java).
mer., 26 sept. 2012, 22:1322:13 PM | AUTEUR : T
The eruption, probably the largest in this year so far, produced an ash column rising 1.5-2 km above the crater and was accompanied by load roaring noises, local media reported.
Increased activity had been noticed since 3 August. A 3 km exclusion zone was placed around the volcano and hikers are advised not to climb to the summit... PVMBG has not changed the alert status of the volcano (yet).
- Gunung Marapi Kembali Meletus (MetroNews)
mer., 26 sept. 2012, 06:00
Marapi volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 26 September-2 October 2012 (New Activity / Unrest)
According to news articles, an eruption from Marapi on 26 September produced an ash plume that rose 1.5 km above the crater. ... Read all
jeu., 24 mai 2012, 09:06
A small ash eruption was reported from Marapi volcano in West Sumatra near the cities of Bukittinggi, Padang Panjang and Batusangkar at 07:15 local time on 18 May. The eruption lasted about 10 minutes, and produced an ash plume that rose 600 m. ... Read all