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Merapi volcano (Central Java) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 June-21 June 2022 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 22 Jun 2022, 17:00
17:00 PM | BY: VN
BPPTKG reported that the eruption at Merapi continued during 10-16 June. The heights and morphologies of the SW lava dome and the central lava dome were unchanged from the previous week, and seismicity remained at high levels. As many as 58 lava avalanches traveled down the Bebeng drainage on the SW flank, reaching a maximum distance of 1.8 km.
Seismicity remained high. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay 3-7 km away from the summit based on location.

Source: Balai Penyelidikan dan Pengembangan Teknologi Kebencanaan Geologi (BPPTKG)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Merapi. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15 June-21 June 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2022, 18:13
BPPTKG reported that the eruption at Merapi continued during 3-9 June. The heights and morphologies of the SW lava dome and the central lava dome were unchanged from the previous week, and seismicity remained at high levels. As many as 75 lava avalanches, reaching a maximum distance of 2 km, traveled down the Bebeng drainage on the SW flank. ... Read all
Sun, 12 Jun 2022, 02:25
Glowing lava blocks at Merapi's lava dome (image:  BPPTKG/twitter)
The extrusive activity at the volcano continues. ... Read all
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