Thursday, April 20, 2006

Merapi Volcano (Indonesia)

Merapi volcano has shown increased activity since March 2006. Seismic activity remains high. Deformation of the volcano continues at a rate of 6.3 cm per day in the south slope. More than 150 volcanic earthquakes have been recorded per day. The public has been told to prepare for an eruption. An 8 km exclusion zone has been declared around the volcano.
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