Mount Merapi Spewing Hot Clouds Again

Mount Merapi

Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVG) states the activities of Mount Merapi again showed improvement. Yogyakarta-Indonesia Society and its surrounding areas were asked to remain vigilant.

Mount Merapi is still moving volatile. Up at 12.00 earlier, recorded the quake Multi Phase doubled from the previous observations.

“Based on observations made at 06:00 to 12:00 pm, the volcanic activity either seismic or visual, showing an increase again,” so declared by the Head of PVG, Surono.

He explained that Mount Merapi, the quake was recorded more than doubled to 36 times, bringing the total 54 times. Earthquake avalanches still dominates the number of earthquakes, that is 62 times, and hot clouds, there were eight times.

Visual condition of the observation posts of Mount Merapi began at 00:00 to 6:00 pm, hot clouds to Kali Gendol with sliding distance reached 3.5 km and a height of smoke reached 700 m.

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