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Merapi volcano (Java, Indonesia): block-and-ash flows

Чт, 7 янв 2021, 08:02
Block-and-ash flows from Merapi volcano today (image: @BPPTKG)
Block-and-ash flows from Merapi volcano today (image: @BPPTKG)
Visibility of the block-and-ash flows from Merapi volcano was limited due to dense clouds (image: @BPPTKG)
Visibility of the block-and-ash flows from Merapi volcano was limited due to dense clouds (image: @BPPTKG)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
Increased seismic activity during the past few days had been more frequent under the lava dome in the summit crater that produced a series of glowing avalanches from its flanks as we reported in the last update.
Expected dangerous hot pyroclastic flows occurred at 08:02 and 12:50 local time today likely as a result of gravitational collapse of the lava dome caused by more frequent volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
Block-and-ash flows continue to descend over the upper slopes towards Kali Krasak direction about 300 m long, phoenix clouds rose to estimated 10,170 ft (3,100 m) altitude as can be seen in the video recorded.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 7 January 2021

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Wed, 6 Jan 2021, 17:03
Glowing avalanches from Merapi's lava dome on the evening of 5 Jan 2021 (image: Yohannes Tyas Galih Jati / facebook)
The eruptive activity has increased at the volcano and is becoming more and more dangerous. This had also been expected from the recent increase in volcanic earthquakes. ... Read all
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