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Merapi volcano
Stratovolcano 2968 m / 9,737 ft
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.54°S / 110.44°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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 ERUPTION TO FL160 OBS 13/0230Z MOV SE.

Thursday Feb 13, 2020 07:45 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 07:39 UTC, 13/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200213/0739Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MERAPI 263250
PSN: S0733 E11027
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2968M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION TO FL160 OBS 13/0230Z MOV SE.
OBS VA DTG: 13/0739Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 330/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1339Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1939Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0139Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATE THAT VA FROM EARLIER
ERUPTION HAS DISSPATED DUE TO PRESENCE OF CONVECTIVE CLOUDS
IN AREA. MULTIPLE PIREP AND RECENT GRND REPORT STATE NO
DISCERNIBLE ASH IDENTIFIED. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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