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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 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Zeer explosieve. Grote Pliniaanse uitbarsting elke paar 1000 van jaar (de laatsten op ongeveer 1000 BP en BP 2000), soms met geassocieerd flank ineenstorting. Groei van lavakoepels, pyroclastische stromen.Laatste aardbevingen in de omgevingMeest recente satellietbeelden
Merapi volcano news & eruption updates
Merapi volcano (Central Java, Indonesia), eruption update: strong explosions and pyroclastic flows, airport remains closed
Wednesday Nov 03, 2010 06:32 AM |
Powerful explosions and pyroclastic flows from the new lava dome (photo: Andi Rosati) on 1 Nov 2010
Powerful explosions from the growing lava dome continue, shedding medium to large pyroclastic flows down its flanks.
It is estimated that around 50,000 people so far have been evacuated from the volcano. A 10 km safety zone around the summit has been put in place. Life in Yogyakarta is severely impacted by the amount of ash the city has been receiving (ca. 1-2 cm). The airport and other public functionsl buildings remain closed.
Monday, Nov 01, 2010
Strong ash exlosions and the growth of the lava dome continue at Merapi volcano. Yesterday and today, several medium-sized pyroclastic flows reached up to 4 km distance into the river canyons of Kali Gendol, Lamat, Senowo, and Krasak. Several thousands of inhabitants not yet evacuated are reported to have fled the area in panic. Two persons dies in a related road accident.
Saturday, Oct 30, 2010
The strong eruptions last night showered Ygoya and Sleman cities with ash. Andy reports directly from the observatory Babadan, + 1279 m on the western slope, still mostly free of ash: "I witnessed 2 times pyroclastic flows since at 05.00 through Senowo river. Again last night 29 oct, around at 24.00 there was a massive glowing ash column rising up until 1,5 km, and all people at 5 at the distance 10 km from the summit must evacuated. ...
Friday, Oct 29, 2010
A powerful explosion happened at Merapi at 01h00 local time on 30 Oct 2010. News reports talk about an ash plume 12 km high.
Friday, Oct 29, 2010
New explosions and pyroclastic flows occured today at Merapi volcano. An example of a pyroclastic flow triggered by material falling off the growing dome can be seen at a published Reuters press photo
Thursday, Oct 28, 2010
Various news sources report new explosions from Merapi today (28 October). There are no reports about fatalities.
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