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BNPB: Malang Airport Operates Normally Despite Volcanic Eruptions at Mount Bromo

BNPB: Malang Airport Operates Normally Despite Volcanic Eruptions at Mount Bromo (wikipedia)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Head of Data Information and Public Relations Center for the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), reports that Mount Bromo continues to generate eruptions.

Sutopo reported that the volcanic ash column height varied from 50 to 1,200 meters. Ash rain is only around the area of ​​Mount Bromo and the status is Alert.

"People/tourists are prohibited from doing activities within a 1 km radius. Farther than that is safe. Malang Airport is still operating normally," said Sutopo, as quoted from his official Twitter media account, @Sutopo_PN, Thursday (04/11/2019 )

Reporting from the statement of the Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation, the Agency for Geology, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources stated, from yesterday Wednesday (04/10/2019), until this morning Thursday (04/11/2019), the volcanic eruptions were clearly visible.

The smoke of the main crater was observed with a maximum height of 1200 meters from the top of the peak, weak pressure with white to brown and thin to thick intensity. Through recordings of seismographs on 10 April 2019 recorded, Tremor Continues with a dominant amplitude of 2 mm.

VONA was last sent ORANGE color code, published April 6, 2019 at 07:18 WIB, related to the gusts of continuous crater smoke with a height of about 3829 m above sea level or about 900 m above the peak. The smoke column moves to the southeast.