Articles tagged "indonesia volcano"

agung eruption february 13 2018

Mount Agung erupts ash 4.5 km a.s.l., Alert Level remains at 3

Mount Agung erupted at 03:49 UTC on February 13, 2018, ejecting a column of ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, that's 1.5 km (5 000 feet) above the crater. The eruption comes two days after authorities lowered Alert Level from 4 to 3, the second...

February 13, 2018

strombolian eruption agung january 19 2018

Strombolian eruption at Mount Agung, ash to 5.5 km (18 044 feet) a.s.l.

Activity at Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia continues to fluctuate at high levels. A notable strombolian eruption took place at the volcano on Friday, January 19, 2018, with ash cloud top reaching an altitude of 5.5 km (18 044 feet) above sea level. The activity at...

January 19, 2018

agung volcano eruption november 21 2017

Eruption at Agung volcano, Bali, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange

A small-scale phreatic eruption started at Agung volcano, Bali at 09:05 UTC (17:05 WITA) on November 21, 2017, forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code from Yellow to Orange. The best estimate of the ash-cloud top is around 3 842 m (12 294 feet) above...

November 21, 2017

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Drone views steam plumes inside the crater of Agung volcano, Bali

On Thursday, October 19, a surveillance drone detected that the fracture in the crater of Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia had widened since the satellite image taken Wednesday. While seismic activity under Agung is still increased, the seismic energy continues to...

October 21, 2017

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Increased seismicity, alert level raised for Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Lewotolo volcano to Level 2 (Alert) on Sunday, October 8, 2017 due to increased seismicity and degassing detected under the volcano since August 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started on January 2, 2012...

October 08, 2017

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Alert level raised for Agung volcano, site of one of the largest eruptions of 20th century

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for the Agung volcano in Karangasem district of the province of Bali from 1 to 2 (of 4) on Thursday, September 14, 2017, following an increase in volcanic earthquakes detected on Wednesday, September 13. The last...

September 15, 2017

banda api volcano indonesia

Banda Api awakens after 30 years of slumber, evacuations begin

The number of earthquakes under Indonesian Banda Api volcano has sharply increased over the past couple of days prompting authorities to raise the volcanic alert level to 2. Preparations are currently underway to evacuate some 1 000 people living near the volcano....

April 06, 2017


Major explosive eruption of Sangeang Api volcano - Sunda Islands, Indonesia

A major explosive eruption occurred at Indonesian Sangeang Api volcano around 08:30 UTC today. A subplinian eruption column quickly rose to an estimated 15 - 20 km (50 - 65 000 ft) altitude and drifted several hundred km to the east and southeast. Aviation color

May 30, 2014


Indonesian Batu Tara enters stronger phase of eruptions

A series of volcanic ash plumes originating from Indonesian Batu Tara volcano are being detected on satellite imagery. It seems that the volcano has entered a stronger phase of eruptions during the past few days. Darwin VAAC reported volcanic ash plume was obs

April 29, 2014

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Tambora volcano in Indonesia has been raised to level 3 alert

Tambora volcano in Indonesia has been raised to level 3 alert. Continuous tremor was recorded at the volcano. On 7th September there were 40 shallow volcanic earthquakes. Tourists and locals are advised to avoid the summit area of Tambora volcano.Tambora lies 340

September 09, 2011

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Indonesian volcano Mount Karangetang on Siau unleashes fresh burst

A volcano that has been spewing lava and clouds of searing gas high into the air let out a new, powerful burst Monday, sending panicked villagers streaming down the sides of the mountain.Mount Karangetang on Siau - part of the Sulawesi island chain - started...

August 09, 2011