posted on Nov, 9 2010 @ 01:06 PM
And here is the official report on Merapi for today
Indonesian to English translation
MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA
DIPONEGORO ROAD NO. BANDUNG 57 40 122
Jalan Jend. Gatot Subroto JAKARTA 12950 KAV.49
Phone: 022-7212834, 5228424 021-5228371 Fax: 022-7216444, 021-5228372 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Number: 2337/45/BGL.V/2010 9 November 2010
Subject: Activity Report G. Merapi 9 November 2010 at 00:00-24:00 pm
1. Head of National Disaster Management Agency
2. Governor of Yogyakarta Special Region
3. Governor of Central Java
4. Sleman Regent
5. Regent Magelang
6. Regent of Klaten
7. Regent Boyolali
Herewith submitted activity reports G. Merapi, November 9, 2010 at 00:00
until 24:00 pm.
I. Monitoring Results
Based on observations made at 00:00-24:00 pm eruption still
progress with the intensity decreased.
The following are summaries of the latest monitoring results, including data monitoring in
instrumental and visual.
Based on the results obtained by the number of seismic monitoring of seismicity as follows:
Type of Earthquake November 7, 2010 November 8, 2010 November 9, 2010
00-24 hrs 00-24 hrs 00-24 hrs
Volcanic 31 13 7
MP - - -
LF - - 4
Tremor consecutive streak streak
35 consecutive successive avalanches
AP (Awanpanas) 1 7 2
Tectonic - - 2
From Ketep reported always audible roar with weak-strong intensity.
Sounds pretty strong rumble sounded at 2:08 pm accompanied by gusts of smoke
soared and at 8:03 pm. back to rumble with the sound intensity
weak to strong at 19:21, 20:01, 20:59, and 23:14 pm. Also observed firelight
20:26 pm and 21:01 pm and vote lava. At 05:00 pm observed column
smoke as high as 1500 m. At 15:30 pm, white smoke visible brownish with height 2700 m
biased toward the West Sea. The weather was overcast and foggy thick, occur throughout the morning to evening
This, rain with low to moderate intensity occurred in the afternoon. Thin ash falls occurred
in Selo at 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 pm, 21:55 pm at Ketep, and at 22:25 pm in Talun.
From the observation of CCTV, looking lava leads to K. Gendol, occur as
2 times the maximum sliding distance of 800 m (05:58 GMT).
At 14:04 pm. 5.6 magnitude tectonic earthquake was recorded with epicenter at 94 km West
Power Yogyakarta. At 19:40 AM 5.7 magnitude tectonic earthquake 139 km west of Sukabumi.
Rain with a low to moderate intensity, occurred this evening.
II. Lahar Watch
Lahar deposits observed in all the rivers that disgorge at peak G. Merapi from the direction of
Southeast, South, Southwest, West and North West covers, K. Woro, K. Yellow, K.
Boyong, K. Bedog, K. Krasak, K. Bebeng, K. Sun, K. Lamat, K. Senowo, K. Trising, and K.
Apu. Terdengan sound flood of Ketep at 20:01 pm.
Based on the results of instrumental and visual monitoring on November 9, 2010 from at
00:00 pm to 24:00 pm shows activity G. Merapi is still high.
Under these conditions, the activity status of Mount Merapi remains at level
Awas (level 4). G Merapi danger can be awanpanas and lava.
Due to the high volcanic activity G. Merapi and the status is still defined
Beware level, it is recommended as follows:
1. In order for an investigation of volcanic ash that could potentially interfere with the path
flights to and from Field International Airport in Yogyakarta Adisucipto.
2. There are no activities of the people in disaster prone areas III, particularly those living in
about the flow of the river (the threat of danger awanpanas and lava) that tipped in G. Merapi
Southeast sector, South, Southwest, West and Northwest within 20 km of
peak G. Merapi covers, K. Woro, K. Gendol, K. Yellow, K. Boyong, K. Bedog, K.
Krasak, K. Bebeng, K. Sun, K. Lamat, K. Senowo, K. Trising, and K. Apu.
3. Immediately move the refugees to a safe place outside a radius of 20 km from
peak G. Merapi.
4. Communities around G. Merapi to always follow the directions from the Government
Local District in an effort to rescue themselves from the threat of eruption danger G.
5. To anticipate the possibility of expanding the area run up awanpanas, Center
Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation is always coordinated with the Government
6. Communities are asked not to panic and be affected by the outstanding issues
on behalf of a particular agency about the activity of G. Merapi and still follow
referrals from local governments that have always coordinated with the Center
Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation.
Thus we submit, for your attention and cooperation, we thank you.