Large pyroclastic flow at Merapi volcano, ashfall blankets nearby communities, Indonesia

Large pyroclastic flow at Merapi volcano, ashfall blankets nearby communities, Indonesia

A significant eruption occurred at Indonesia’s Merapi volcano at approximately 06:55 UTC (13:55 local time) on January 21, 2024, producing a large pyroclastic flow that reached about 2 km (1.2 miles) from the summit. The eruption caused a large ash cloud and panic but no fatalities or injuries have been reported. The Alert Level remains at 3 (on a scale of 1-4).

Intense paroxysms at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

Intense paroxysms at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

The Anak Krakatau volcano, located in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, has resumed its explosive activity, exhibiting a series of short-lived lava-fountaining episodes known as paroxysms last night. The eruptions lasted up to 150 seconds while ash was reaching 2 100 m (7 000 feet) above sea level.

Death toll rises to 23 after sudden eruption at Marapi volcano, Indonesia

Death toll rises to 23 after sudden eruption at Marapi volcano, Indonesia

A major eruption at Mount Marapi in Indonesia on Sunday, December 3, 2023, has led to a confirmed death toll of 23. Rescuers, facing challenging conditions, found additional bodies near the eruption site. The volcano, remaining on high alert since 2011, unexpectedly erupted, impacting climbers and nearby villagers.

Powerful explosions at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

Powerful explosions at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

The Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia entered a period of intense eruptive activity around 05:28 UTC on November 26, 2023. The volcano has since produced numerous explosions, with ash columns reaching heights of up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Officials are urging residents to stay away at least 5 km (3.1 miles) from the volcano.

Indonesian authorities warn of increased activity at Mount Anak Krakatau

Indonesian authorities warn of increased activity at Mount Anak Krakatau

Seismic activity at Mount Anak Krakatau intensified on October 28, 2023, prompting Indonesian authorities to issue a 5 km (3.1 miles) exclusion zone around the main crater. The heightened activity included a range of earthquakes and internal vibrations indicative of potential eruptions.

Eruptions at Dempo volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia

Eruptions at Dempo volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia

Indonesian Dempo volcano started erupting at 14:15 UTC on July 25, 2023. This is the first eruption at the volcano since the preheatic explosion on June 1, 2022. The volcano has a history of VEI 1 and 2 eruptions since 1817.