53, 54: Two Indonesian volcanoes undergo multiple eruptions – evacuations ordered

The Extinction Protocol

Sseismicity Watch Zone September 12, 2014
September 2014JAKARTA, Indonesia — Mount Slamet volcano in Central Java province erupted again on Friday, spewing a column of ash by up to one km high, prompting more than 20,000 villagers living on the slope of the volcano to prepare for evacuation, officials said. Indonesian authorities have put the Mount Slamet volcano on the second-highest alert level after it erupted 38 times on September 11, spewing lava some 1,500 meters (5,000 feet) into the air. Powerful burst of hot ash and gravel erupted at 12:44 p.m. and 13:35 p.m. Jakarta time from the rumbling volcano, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for the national disaster management agency told Xinhua via phone. Mount Slamet has been erupting on and off since days ago, but went to overdrive on Friday, according to him. Authorities warned residents to remain outside a four-kilometer radius of the volcano. The volcano last erupted in 1999. –I

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