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Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupts on Java, sparking evacuations

Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupts on Java, sparking evacuations”

Merapi phreatic eruption caused rumbling with medium to strong pressure and height of 5,500 meters from the top of the crater. This occurs when magma heats the ground or surface water and then causes the near-instantaneous evaporation to steam, resulting in an explosion of steam, water, ash, rocks, and volcanic bombs.

The danger zone has been restricted to a 3km radius from the peak of Mount Merapi. "It was a sudden eruption", Sutopo underlined. Mount. Merapi is one of Indonesias 129 active volcanoes. It usually lasts only for a moment.

'Residents who live in a radius of 5km from the crater of Merapi is expected to come down and evacuate, ' Edi Danarto of the Quick Reaction Team said.

Head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said in a release that volcanic ash had spread across Sleman regency in Yogyakarta, in particular in Tempel, Turi, Pakem, Cangkringan and Ngemplak districts.

"The status of Mount Merapi to date is still normal (Level I) with unsafe radius is three kilometers from the top of the crater".

To prevent the risks especially on respiratory, the local officials have distributed masks, Sutopo added.

There have been no rapid reviews of casualties, and native authorities have requested folks dwelling inside 5 kilometers (3.11 miles) of the crater to evacuate. "BNPB posts are continuously coordinating with PVMBG and BPBD to handle this situation", Nugroho said.



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