Merapi volcano news & eruption updates
Merapi vulkaan (Centraal-Java): sterke explosie, as tot 32.000 ft hoogte
do, 27 mrt 2014, 17:5917:59 PM | DOOR: T
Een eventueel sterke uitbarsting werd gemeld uit de vulkaan vanmiddag (13:55 GMT). Satellietgegevens toonde een as en SO2 plume drifting SW op geschatte 32.000 ft (9 km) (VAAC Darwin). De rookpluim is snel absorberen, wat suggereert dat de uitbarsting een geïsoleerd (eventueel freatische) explosie was.
Ash plume van Merapi in Centra Java (ESA)
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013, 14:42
Another small phreatic explosion occurred at the summit lava dome this morning at 08:10 local time. it produced an ash plume rising 500 m. According to VSI, rainwater infiltration into the hot rocks of the dome caused the eruption. ... Lees alle
Sun, 1 Dec 2013, 10:13
Another phreatic explosion was reported yesterday 11:00 (local time). According to a news article, the eruption produced an ash plume of about 500 m height. ... Lees alle
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 17:27
Particular vigilance should be maintained to monitor the volcano. A large crack, about 230 m long and 50 m wide, has appeared in the lava dome that had been emplaced in the summit crater at the end of the 2010 eruption. It increases the current risk of sudden collapse of the dome, resulting in rock avalanches and dangerous pyroclastic flows. Even a smaller phreatic explosion than the one from 18 Nov could trigger this. ... Lees alle
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 18:08
A relatively strong explosion occurred yesterday morning (4-6 am local time), producing a large ash plume of about 2 km height and accompanied by loud rumblings. Ash fell to the south and east sides of the volcano, as far as Solo (30 km distance). According to local press, many people spontaneously evacuated their homes in several villages near the volcano. ... Lees alle
Thu, 3 Oct 2013, 16:41
Activity has been low during the past months. In the crater, a small but considerable area was covered by incandescent material caused by escaping hot gas, that made a "hissing" sound very notable to the ear, our friend Øystein Lund Andersen reports who climbed the volcano on 29 Sep. ... Lees alle