Merapi continuous rockfall from lava dome 20-21 November 2021

Published: 25th November 2021


Activity of the Volcano:

Observed Merapi from a distance of 5-8 km S-SW of the volcano, for a total of +12 hours between 20-21th November. Weather conditions: mostly clear weather.

The frequency of rockfall events from the 2021 lava dome was higher than during my visit the previous week.

The 2021 lava dome on the SW flank (as of 12th November 2021 has a volume of 1.610.000 m3 ) and the lava dome in the central part of the crater 2.927.000 m3, according to BPPTKG.

5 km restriction zone is currently in place for Merapi volcano, according to Indonesian Authorities BPPTKG, The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Geological Agency. The volcano is as of today 14th October l still on alert level III.


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20-21 November