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Merapi Volcano in Indonesia erupted 36 times in the last 6 hours

It has been reported that lava erupts 36 times in the last 6 hours from the Merapi Volcano in Indonesia’s Central Javanese state.

In the statement made by the Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG), it was stated that the dense ash and smoke erupted from the eruptions reached a height of 50 meters from the crater of the volcano.

In the statement, it was stated that it was observed that lava erupted from the volcano 36 times between 00.00 and 06.00 local time, and the information that the lava mass descended from the southwestern slope of the volcano up to 1,500 meters.

Officials, stating that there are no plans to return those who were evacuated from the region before due to volcanic activity in the volcano, warn that there will be no activity up to 5 kilometers around the volcano at the “orange” alarm level.

On the other hand, it was reported that the ash and smoke erupted in the explosion that took place yesterday in Semeru Volcano reached a height of 4,500 meters.

In 2010, 347 people died as a result of the lava eruption of the 2 thousand 968 meters high Merapi Volcano on Cava Island.

The volcano alarm system in Indonesia consists of 4 stages: “green”, “yellow”, “orange” and “red” at the top level.

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