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Stratovolcano 2968 m / 9,737 ft
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.54°S / 110.44°ECurrent status
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| Places to stayMerapi volcano eruptions:
1548, 1554, 1560, 1584, 1586(?), 1587, 1658, 1663, 1672, 1678, 1745, 1752, 1755, 1768, 1791, 1797, 1807, 1810, 1812-22, 1822-23, 1828, 1832-36, 1837-38, 1840, 1846, 1848(?), 1849, 1854(?), 1861, 1862-64, 1865-71, 1872 (large vulcanian-subplinian eruption VEI:4) , 1872-73, 1878-79, 1883-84, 1885-87, 1888, 1889, 1891-92, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1902, 1902-04, 1905, 1906-07, 1908, 1909-13, 1915, 1918, 1920-21, 1922, 1923(?), 1924, 1930-31, 1932, 1933-35, 1939-40, 1942-45, 1948, 1953-58, 1961, 1967-1970, 1971(?), 1972-85, 1986-90, 1992-2002, April-July 2006, Oct 2010-2011 Feb, 2018 (May), late 2018 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Highly explosive. Large Plinian eruption every few 1000 of years (the last ones at about 1000 BP and 2000 BP), sometimes with associated flank collapse. Growth of lava domes, pyroclastic flows.Last earthquakes nearby
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Merapi volcano news & eruption updates
Merapi Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO TO FL160, MOV SW OBS VA DTG: 27/0425Z
Friday Mar 27, 2020 04:45 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU03 at 04:30 UTC, 27/03/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: MERAPI 263250
PSN: S0733 E11027
SUMMIT ELEV: 2968M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/13
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO TO FL160, MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 27/0425Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/1025Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1625Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/2225Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION 5000M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIBALE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO PRESENCE
ON MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE AND
GROUND REPORT. ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020
The Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG) recored that a spectacular explosion
occurred on 3 March at 05:22 local time. An explosion at the Merapi generated a dense dark ash plume, which rose approx. 20,000 ft (6,000 m)
above the summit and drifted NE. ...
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
PVMBG reported that the volume of the volcano’s summit lava dome decreased after the 13 February
eruption that generated an ash plume which reached approx. 26,561 ft (2,000 m)
altitude. The dome volume the day before the event was estimated at 407,000 cubic meters, and afterwards on 19 February
was reduced to 291,000 cubic meters. ...
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