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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: VA TO FL140 ABS AT 17/0350Z MOV W. to 14000 ft (4300 m)
Sunday Nov 17, 2019 04:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:
FVAU03 at 04:19 UTC, 17/11/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: MERAPI 263250
PSN: S0733 E11027
SUMMIT ELEV: 2968M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/11
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 ABS AT 17/0350Z MOV W.
OBS VA DTG: 17/0420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0731 E11028 - S0734 E11028 - S0737
E11014 - S0729 E11015 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1020Z SFC/FL140 S0733 E11027 - S0740
E11007 - S0727 E11007 - S0731 E11027
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1620Z SFC/FL140 S0730 E11019 - S0736
E11019 - S0744 E10955 - S0723 E10954
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/2220Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 1000M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
DISCERNIBLE ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY. VA IS EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 18HRS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191117/1020Z
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019
PVMBG reported that during 29 July-4 August 2019 the lava-dome volume at Merapi did not change and was an estimated 475,000 cubic meters, based on analyses of drone images. read all
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