Marapi volcano activity updates & eruption news
Marapi volcano (Western Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update: steaming, sporadic small explosions
Thursday Jun 04, 2015 11:05 AM | DOOR: TPVMBG reported that during February-25 May diffuse white plumes rose as high as 300 m above Marapi, although inclement weather often prevented observations. Seismicity fluctuated.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4). Residents and visitors were advised not to enter an area within 3 km of the summit.
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
The volcano erupted again yesterday afternoon at 16:15 local time, the volcano observatory post reported. It appears it was one of the largest explosions during the volcano's current phase of activity. ... Lees alle
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
Another ash eruption occurred at the volcano this afternoon at 16:15 local time. According to local news quoting the local VSI volcano observatory spokesman, the eruption today was the largest in a series since the alert status had been raised on 3 August last year. Ash fell in a radius of 3 km where some villages are located. ... Lees alle
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
New ash emissions occurred from the volcano's summit crater this morning at 10am local time, Antara News reported. The eruption , back into eruption. Similar small eruptions have been observed during the past years and the current status of the volcano remains at level 2 (out of 4). Lees alle
Thursday, Jan 09, 2014
De vulkaan (niet te verwarren met MErapi in Centraal-Java) barstte weer (do) gisterochtend, produceren een serie van kleine (waarschijnlijk freatische?) as explosies, met ash verontreinigingspluimen die roos op een paar 100 meter boven de krater. ... Lees alle
Monday, Dec 09, 2013
Another small ash eruption occurred yesterday morning 10:10 am local time, the Jakarta Post wrote. According to the article, the explosion produced a small ash plume rising 350 m. VSI maintains the volcano on unchanged alert level 2 (out of 4, "Waspada", "alert"). ... Lees alle