PVMBG reported that during 2-8 November the lava dome in Merapi?s summit crater grew slowly at a rate of 3,500 cubic meters per day, faster than the previous week.
By 7 November the volume of the dome, based on photos from the SE sector, was an estimated 273,000 cubic meters.
White emissions of variable density rose a maximum of 100 m above the summit.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and residents were warned to remain outside of the 3-km exclusion zone.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)