Indonesia Volcanic Eruption. Merapi's last major eruption in 2010 killed 347 people. Merapi's last major eruption, in 2010, killed 347 people.
The volcano unleashed an avalanche of searing gas clouds. Sinabung volcano volcanic ash advisory: The tremendous eruption of mount tambora in april 1815 was the most powerful volcanic eruption of the 19th century.
It is the most active of dozens of indonesian volcanoes and has repeatedly erupted with lava and gas clouds recently.
Indonesia, an archipelago of 270 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity because it sits along the pacific's. Some of the volcanoes are notable for their eruptions, for instance, krakatoa for its global effects in 1883, the lake toba caldera for its supervolcanic eruption estimated to have occurred 74,000 years before present which was responsible for six years of volcanic winter, and mount tambora for the most violent eruption in recorded history in 1815. 28/0059z to 11000 ft (3400 m) fri, 26 feb 2021, 10:44 sinabung volcano (sumatra, indonesia) activity update: The 1883 eruption of krakatoa (indonesian: