Social News XYZ     

Indonesia’s Mt. Marapi erupts, ash up to 300 metres

Indonesia's Mt. Marapi erupts, ash up to 300 metres

Jakarta, Jan 7 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Marapi volcano in Indonesia's West Sumatra province erupted for about 45 seconds on Saturday, throwing ash up to 300 meters above its peak, according to the Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation.

"The eruption happened at 6.11 a.m. The ejection of ash accompanied by sand has the potential to hit the surrounding area," Xinhua news agency quoted the centre as saying.

 

As high as 2,891 meters above sea level, this mountain has been active since December 25, 2022.

Currently, Marapi is in the second level of danger status.

The authorities urge tourists not to be within a radius of 3 km from the Verbeek Crater.

A number of cities and towns are situated around the mountain, including Bukittinggi, Padang Panjang and Batusangkar.

Source: IANS

Facebook Comments
Indonesia's Mt. Marapi erupts, ash up to 300 metres

About Gopi

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc.

He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources.

When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any.

He can be reached at gopi@socialnews.xyz

%d bloggers like this: