China News Service, January 17th. According to the Associated Press report, on the 16th local time, Semeru volcano in Indonesia erupted.

According to data provided by Indonesian officials, the ash and smoke emitted from the volcano is estimated to be 5,600 meters high.

  According to reports, on the 16th local time, the Semeru volcano in East Java, Indonesia, erupted. Videos circulating on social media showed a cloud of volcanic ash floating above the houses.

On January 16, local time, Semeru Volcano erupted in East Java, Indonesia, emitting a lot of thick smoke.

  Indonesian authorities did not immediately evacuate local residents.

But the National Disaster Reduction Agency warned nearby residents to be alert to signs of danger.

  Indonesia's Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center did not raise the alert level of Semeru Volcano.

Since May 2020, the volcano has been at the third highest alert level.

In early December 2020, the volcano ejected ash as high as 3000 meters, causing panic among the villagers.

On January 16, local time, the Semeru volcano erupted in East Java, Indonesia. The scene was spectacular.

  According to Malaysia’s Sin Chew Daily, Indonesia is an archipelago country with a population of 250 million. It is located on the Pacific Rim Volcanic Seismic Belt, where earthquakes and volcanic activities are frequent.

  Recently, other volcanoes on Indonesia have also shown signs of activity, such as Merapi on Java Island and Sinabun on Sumatra Island.

  The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported that on the morning of the 15th local time, a strong earthquake occurred on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing at least 49 people, and rescue work is still in progress.