Merapi volcano (Java, Indonesia): incandescent avalanches continue

Fri, 8 Jan 2021, 19:32
19:32 PM | BY: MARTIN
Glow at the summit crater associated with incandescent avalanches at Merapi volcano (image: @OysteinVolcano/twitter)
Glow at the summit crater associated with incandescent avalanches at Merapi volcano (image: @OysteinVolcano/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
The block-and-ash flows continue to descend and caused incandescent avalanches that slid down along the slopes as glowing rock falls reaching Krasak river about 800 m long.
Passive emissions of steam and ash continue from the summit vent that rose 65 ft-328 ft (20 m-100 m) above the summit.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 8 January 2021

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Block-and-ash flows from Merapi volcano today (image: @BPPTKG)
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