Saturday, August 13, 2011

Papandayan Volcano, Indonesia - John Seach

Papandayan volcano in Indonesia has been placed on level 3 alert (out of maximum 4) after an increase in unrest. Seismic activity has increased at the volcano with a doubling of volcanic earthquakes in the first 2 weeks of August compared to previous months. Deformation measurements have detected an 18 mm inflation of the volcano on 10th August compared to 4th July 2011. Temperature in one of the four craters has increased from 106.4 to 107.5 deg C between 7-12 August. A two km exclusion zone has been placed around the crater.
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