Mount Merapi erupts again, spewing ash as high as 2,000 meters

The status is on alert and the people don’t panic.

Mount Merapi erupts again. This time the eruption occurred on Saturday 28 March 2020 at around 05:21 WIB.”Eruptions were recorded on a seismogram with an amplitude of 50 mm and a duration of 180 seconds,” wrote the Center for Investigation and Development of Geological Disaster Technology (BPPTKG) in its Instagram account, @bpptkg .

Noted, the eruption column height of 2 thousand meters. When the eruption occurs, the wind leads to the west.BPPTKG asks the public to remain calm and active as usual. Currently, Mount Merapi is at level II or alert.”The distance of danger within a radius of 3 km from the peak of #Merapi,” wrote @bbptkg.
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Eruption of Mount Merapi, 5,000-meter-high Ash Column

Mount Merapi erupted on Friday, March 27, 2020, at 10.56 WIB. a duration of 7 minutes.The direction of the wind when eruption to the southwest,” said BPPTKG.The Head of the Disaster Information and Communication Data Center of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Agus Wibowo, said that the visual eruption of Merapi was also recorded by BPPTKG’s monitoring camera located at the Bubrah Market in Mount Merapi.

“There have been no reports from the public regarding the impact of the eruption,” Agus said.Agus asked the public to be asked to remain calm, not panic and always monitor official information from the authorities.

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Eruption of Mount Merapi, Eruption Up to 6,000 Meters

Mount Merapi, located in two provinces, Central Java and DI Yogyakarta, experienced an eruption on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 05.22 WIB. The eruption column was observed around 6,000 meters from the peak of Mount Merapi.The direction of the wind when it erupts to the north,” wrote the Center for Investigation and Development of Geological Disaster Technology (BPPTKG).BPPTKG records seismograms and amplitudes of 75 millimeters with a duration of 450 seconds. Mount Merapi has been on alert since May 21, 2018.Meanwhile, reported , ash rain has spread to the city of Surakarta and surrounding areas.

This condition has affected Adisoemarmo International Airport. As a result, the airport located east of Boyolali Regency had to be temporarily closed.”Airports Adisoemarmo close 1 hour ahead, the impact of Merapi eruption. The foundation conducted a test positive, there are ashes Merapi,” said Public Relations of PT Angkasa Pura I Adi Soemarmo Solo International Airport, Danardewi to.

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Mount Merapi erupts
Mount Merapi erupts again, spewing ash as high as 2,000 meters

Flights in Yogyakarta Still Normal

Meanwhile, until 9:00 WIB, rain of ash continued. It even reached Solo, Sukoharjo and surrounding areas.In contrast to Adi Soemarmo Airport, Adisutjipto International Airport, Yogyakarta, ensures that it is not affected by the eruption of Mount Merapi. GM Adisutjipto International Airport from the results of the papertest conducted after the eruption of Mount Merapi in a negative position.

“Flight activity continues normally despite an eruption. The results of a negative paper test of volcanic ash and wind direction to the southwest. This area has no flight routes,” said Pandu.Pandu added that until now there were no flights at Adisutjipto Airport that were postponed or canceled after the eruption of Mount Merapi.”It’s still normal. Just now Lion Air with flight number JT 276 going to Yogyakarta Pekanbaru departs. It’s still normal. There is absolutely no delay or return to base,” he said.

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Mount Merapi in Yogyakara Erupts Today Morning

Mount Merapi in Central Java today, November 17, 2019, erupts again. The eruption occurred at 10.46 WIB.Previously, according to the observation of the Institute for Investigation and Development of Geological Disaster Technology (BPPTKG), Merapi was indeed known to be quite active.From the official BPPTKG statement on Instagram, this morning’s eruption of Mount Merapi was recorded on a seismogram. Residents around were asked to be vigilant.

“The eruption was recorded on a seismogram with a max amplitude of 70 mm and a duration of 155 seconds,” wrote the account @BPPTKGBPPTK explains that the direction of the wind is blowing to the west. Then for the eruption column height reaches approximately 1000 meters.”The eruption column was observed as high as approximately 1000 m. The wind blew to the West,” BPPTKG said.

Until now the volcanic activity of Mount Merapi is still quite high and determined in the level of activity “WASPADA” (Level II). Potential hazards are currently in the form of hot clouds from the collapse of the lava dome and volcanic material bursts from explosive eruptions.Recommended danger distance of 3 km from the summit. For outside the radius, the community can do activities as usual. ?

ew to the West,” BPPTKG said. Until now the volcanic activity of Mount Merapi is still quite high and determined in the level of activity “WASPADA” (Level II). Potential hazards are currently in the form of hot clouds from the collapse of the lava dome and volcanic material bursts from explosive eruptions. Recommended danger distance of 3 km from the summit. For outside the radius, the community can do activities as usual. ?

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