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Stratovolcano 2968 m / 9,737 ft
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.54°S / 110.44°E
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Merapi 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 - ongoing
Typical 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.
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Merapi Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LAVA FLOWS OBS ON WEBCAM AT 12/2013Z.
Friday Apr 12, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Merapi volcano on 12 Apr 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU03 at 20:49 UTC, 12/04/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: MERAPI 263250
PSN: S0733 E11027
SUMMIT ELEV: 2968M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: LAVA FLOWS OBS ON WEBCAM AT 12/2013Z.
OBS VA DTG: 12/2050Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0250Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0850Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1450Z NO VA EXP
RMK: COLOUR CODE UPGRADED TO ORANGE BASED ON OBSERVED LAVA
FLOWS AT 12/2013Z ON WEBCAM, WITH INCREASED SEISMICITY. NO
DISCERNIBLE VA PRODUCED. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Sunday, Jan 06, 2019
The lava dome continues to grow and is slowly becoming more dangerous. A glowing avalanche occurred yesterday at 20:45 local time and reached about 500 m length, lasting for 54 seconds. ...
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
The lava dome of the volcano continues to grow steadily, at rates of 3800 cubic meters per day. On 3 Jan 2019, PVMBG estimated it to have reached 415,000 cubic meters volume. ...
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018
The volcano continues to erupt slowly, gradually filling the summit crater with a growing lava dome. Incandescent rockfalls occur from the sides of the dome, but so far these have been confined to the crater. ...
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Volcano Calendar 2018
: We're proud to present our 2018 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.