Today, Friday, the Center for Volcanology and Geological Risk Mitigation in Indonesia reported that a volcanic eruption occurred in Mount Anak Krakatau, located in the western province of Lampung, spewing a huge cloud of volcanic ash that reached a height of 2,500 meters.
And the Indonesian news agency Antara quoted the official of the observation point at Mount Anak Krakatau, Dini Mardiono, as saying – in a statement today – that “Mount Anak Krakatau erupted on Friday at 9:20 local time, and the height of the eruption column was observed at a height of 2,500 meters above the summit.”-
Mardiono explained that the volcanic ash column appeared grey, with great intensity towards the southwest; The eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 70 mm and a duration of 42 seconds.-
Mardiono pointed out that throughout Thursday, it was recorded that Mount Anak Krakatau had experienced one volcanic eruption, one low-frequency earthquake, two multiphase earthquakes, a deep volcanic earthquake, two distant tectonic earthquakes and one continuous earthquake, and until Friday Anak Krakatau was in the third level or standby mode. .
The center recommends that the public, visitors, tourists and mountain climbers not approach the volcano or conduct activities within a radius of five kilometers from the active crater.