After the 2nd explosive eruption on Saturday (30/10/2010) early days, Mount Merapi eruption phase more difficult to predict. Center for Vulcanologist and Geological Hazard Mitigation of Geological states, the third, the more explosive eruption is still possible to happen again.
In fact, the eruption that occurred on Saturday at 00:00 to 00:50 is the most explosive eruptions compared with the previous (2006) and 3 times more explosive than the eruption on 26 October 2010, with a high smoke sulvatara reached 3.5 kilometers (km) and a ball of fire or vertical eruption reached within 2 km of Postal Selo, whole observatories, Ngepos (Central Java), and Kaliurang (DI Yogyakarta).
Eruption eruptions also cause vibration that is felt to a radius of 12 km from the southwest of Mount Merapi, which Srumbung Village, Srumbung subdistrict, Magelang regency, Central Java. Rain caused the sand to reach a radius of 10 km and raining ash felt until the Bantul district is about 80 kilometers. Now the 200-meter-diameter crater formed at the peak of Merapi.
It is estimated that approximately 2,000,000 cubic yards of material Merapi has been lost, entire downwards, due to eruptive repeatedly since last Tuesday until Saturday. The missing material including lava dome of the eruption in 2006 or so-called Geger Baya (crocodile's back.)
If an increase in (energy) faster, explosive eruption could happen again. Explosive eruption is the process that goes with the release of magma eruption / explosion, while the eruption elutif is a similar process, but in a melt or spill.
Pray for Indonesia. Till this day, hot clouds glide still occurs and today there is big black of hot cloud glide to the east to Boyolali and Klaten. Here is new update pic of Merapi eruption
Hopefully not explosive eruption occurred at Mount Merapi, Amen. Because the event of an explosive eruption at Mount Merapi, the city of Yogyakarta and its surroundings can be destroyed.