Merapi Volcano Live Cam, Indonesia

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Merapi volcano is located in Indonesia on Java island, near the geographical and cultural centre of the island city of Yogyakarta. Today, Merapi is the country’s largest active volcano. Just on the island, there are 120 volcanoes, 30 of which are seismically active.

The eruption of mount Merapi happen quite regularly. Larger occur on average every 7 years, not very serious happen with a frequency of 2 times per year. In the period between eruptions, the volcano can not be called quiet, as from the crater of the mountain height is 2914 meters constantly smoke, bringing terror to come to see the active volcano tourists.

One of the most devastating eruptions, which destroyed several towns and many villages, situated at the foot of mount Merapi occurred in 1673. About 1300 people died in the eruption of the volcano in 1930. In the first half of the last century were 13 explosive eruptions, destroying towns and priumnozhivshih the list of victims of the disaster.

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