Merapi volcano (Java, Indonesia): continuing glowing avalanches
Thu, 29 Apr 2021, 17:1417:14 PM | BY: T
Incandescent avalanches from Merapi's lava dome on 23 April 2021 (image: Rudi Pramoko @rudimoko / Instagram)
Activity continues as the lava dome slowly grows and sheds numerous glowing avalanches that descend into Kali Krasak ravine on the western flank. During yesterday, the volcano observatory counted 126 avalanches alone.
Histogram of seismic signals detected under Merapi (image: VSI)
Seismic activity inside the volcano has also shown a slight increase over the past days compared to the average of previous weeks, suggesting more magma might be on its way to the surface.
Tue, 20 Apr 2021, 08:53
A series of glowing avalanches continue to occur from the actively growing lava dome. ... Read all