Tectonic activity increases across Indonesia!

Posted: October 29, 2010 in activity, hazards, Indonesia, Merapi, Volcanic

Mount Merapi volcano has erupted for a third time, with local people reportedly saying this was louder and stronger than the previous eruption on Tuesday. (BBC)

Alert levels have been raised on four other volcanoes, two of which are definitely showing signs of activity – Anak Krakatau and Mount Semeru.

Mount Anak Krakatau, is in the alert status and should not be approached within a radius of 3 kilometers.
the last few days on Mt Anak Krakatau was increasing volcanic earthquake activity.
“From the normally just under 20 times per day, is now volcanic earthquake to 35 times per day. Volcanic ash is also being seen higher, up to 1 kilometer, “said Henry. Friday (29/10/2010)
Now, in Indonesia there are several mountain that is now included in the alert status namely:

1. Karangetan Mount in North Sulawesi,

2. Ibu Mount in Ternate.

3. Sinabung Mount , Karo, North Sumatra

4. Mount Talang, Solok, West Sumatra

5. Mount Anak Krakatau, Lampung

6. Papandayan Mount Garut, West Java

7. Mount Slamet, Tegal, Central Java

8 Mount Dieng, Wonosobo, Central Java

9. Mount Semeru, Lumajang, East Java

10. Mount Bromo, Probolinggo, East Java


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s