Mount Anak Krakatau erupted again. Ash column height reaches 500 meters.
“The height of the ash column was observed approximately 500 m above the summit,” wrote the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources’s Magma site as seen by AFP on Friday (10/4/2020).
The ash column is observed to be gray with moderate to thick intensity towards the north.
This eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 40 mm with a duration of 2248 seconds. It is known, the eruption of Mount Anak Krakatau was recorded twice on Friday night.
In the first eruption, the height of the ash column reached 200 meters. “With the height of the ash column observed ± 200 m above the peak (± 357 m above sea level).
The ash column is observed to be gray with moderate to thick intensity to the south.
This eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 40 mm and a duration of 72 seconds, “the site wrote.
PVMBG recommends people or tourists not be allowed to approach the crater within a radius of 2 km from the crater.
The status of Mount Anak Krakatau is in Waspada.
“At the moment G. Anak Krakatau is at Level II (Vigilant) Status,” he wrote