Articles tagged "indonesia volcano"

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More than 67 killed after lahar from Mount Lewotolo hits two villages, Indonesia

Torrential rains dumped by Tropical Storm "Seroja" produced deadly lahar on the slopes of Mount Lewotolo volcano early April 4, 2021. According to the AAP, the total number of casualties attributed to Seroja rose to 155 as of early Monday, April 6. 72...

April 06, 2021

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Major eruption at Sinabung volcano produces large pyroclastic flows with ash up to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l.

A major eruption started at the Indonesian Sinabung volcano at 23:42 UTC on March 1, 2021, ejecting ash up to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level. This is its first major eruption since August 2020. The eruption produced pyroclastic flows up to 5 km (3.1 miles)...

March 02, 2021

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Large lahar at Semeru volcano, Indonesia

A large lahar flow formed on the slopes of Mount Semeru volcano in East Java, Indonesia during heavy rains on February 8, 2021. The flow took place at around 08:39 UTC (15:39 WIB), sweeping away a car. Fortunately, the driver managed to get out of the vehicle and...

February 09, 2021

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Significant eruption at Merapi volcano, ash to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A significant eruption took place at the Indonesian Merapi volcano at 06:40 UTC on January 27, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. Due to the meteorological cloud, ash estimate to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level was based on the IR temperature....

January 27, 2021

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Increased activity at Raung volcano, Alert Level raised to 2 - Aviation Color Code to Orange, Indonesia

Indonesian Raung volcano started erupting at 22:18 UTC on January 20, 2020, prompting authorities to raise the Alert Level to 2 and the Aviation Color Code to Orange. At 00:30 UTC on January 21, ash was rising about 3.7 km (12 000 feet) above sea level and drifting...

January 21, 2021

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More than 500 evacuated after new eruption at Merapi volcano, Indonesia

More than 500 people living on the fertile slopes of Merapi volcano in Indonesia were forced to evacuate on January 7, 2021, after a brief eruption at 01:02 UTC produced a pyroclastic flow with ash rising up to 3 km (10 000 feet) above sea level. The pyroclastic...

January 07, 2021

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Eruptions at Mount Sinabung, Alert Level remains at 3 of 4, Indonesia

A series of eruptions took place at the Indonesian Sinabung volcano over the past couple of days, with ash rising up to 3.6 km (12 000 feet) a.s.l. Unfortunately, frequent meteorological clouds are preventing clear observations. Three eruptions, each lasting several...

January 05, 2021

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Eruptions at Semeru volcano generate spectacular pyroclastic flows, Indonesia

A significant eruption occurred at the Indonesian Semeru volcano on December 1, 2020, generating a large pyroclastic flow and forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes. According to the CVGHM, the volcano has now entered the stage of generating frequent...

December 02, 2020

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Explosive activity continues at Lewotolo after major eruption on November 29, thousands of people evacuated

Explosive activity continues at the Indonesian Lewotolo volcano on Monday, November 30, 2020, after a major eruption on Sunday sent ash up to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red following the eruption and Alert Status raised to 3...

November 30, 2020

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Major eruption at Lewotolo volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Lewotolo volcano at 01:50 UTC on November 29, 2020. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, the volcanic ash cloud was discernible on satellite imagery acquired 03:20 UTC to 15.2 km...

November 29, 2020

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Lewotolo volcano erupts for the first time since 2012, Indonesia

After eight years of rest with little to no seismic activity, Indonesia's Lewotolo volcano (locally Ili Lewotolok) erupted late Thursday, November 26, 2020, sending an ash plume up to 500 m (1 640 feet) above the summit. A continuing phase of large ash emissions...

November 27, 2020

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Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano, lava dome continues to grow, Indonesia

A pyroclastic flow was reported at Sinabung volcano in Indonesia on November 18, 2020, with a sliding distance of 1 500 m (4 921 feet) to the southeast. An eruption occurred at 06:44 UTC, accompanied by an ash plume rising up to 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level....

November 18, 2020

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CVGHM warns major eruption may be imminent at Merapi volcano, Indonesia

Information has been received from the Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM) suggesting that a significant eruption may be imminent at Merapi volcano, the Darwin VAAC said in a Volcanic Ash Advisory issued 06:40 UTC on November...

November 08, 2020

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Alert level raised to 3 as seismic activity increases at Merapi volcano, Indonesia

The alert level at Indonesia's Merapi has been raised from level 2 to 3 (on a scale of 1 - 4) on November 5, 2020, after a significant increase in seismicity. The volcanic-tectonic activity has remained elevated since powerful eruptions on June 21, when the...

November 05, 2020

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Eruption continues at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia

Volcanic eruptions continue at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia since August 7 after more than a year of inactivity. Authorities are urging residents and tourists to stay outside a 5 km (3.1 miles) radius from the crater. The Alert Level remains at III (Siaga/Alert). On...

August 24, 2020

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Mount Sinabung erupts after more than a year of inactivity, Indonesia

Indonesian Sinabung volcano started erupting at 18:58 UTC on August 7, 2020, for the first time since June 2019. Authorities are urging residents and tourists to stay outside a 3 km (1.8 miles) radius from the crater. The Alert Level remains at III (Siaga/Alert)....

August 08, 2020

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Strong eruption at Merapi volcano, ashfall reported up to 45 km (28 miles) away, Indonesia

Indonesia's Mount Merapi has erupted twice on Sunday, June 21, 2020, ejecting ash up to 6 000 m (20 000 feet) into the sky, according to the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG). The first explosion occurred at 02:13 UTC (09:13 LT) and...

June 22, 2020

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Earthquake at Ijen volcano triggers a 3-meter tsunami, killing 1, Indonesia

Volcanic tremor at Mount Ijen in East Java, Indonesia, triggered the release of poisonous gas and a 3 m (10 feet) high tsunami at 05:30 UTC (12:30 LT) on Friday, May 29, 2020. A sulfur miner was found dead a day after, local media confirmed. The tremor resulted in...

June 02, 2020

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Strong eruption at Merapi volcano -- ash to 7.8 km (25 500 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Indonesia

A moderately strong eruption took place at Indonesia's most active volcano -- Mount Merapi, on Friday, March 27, 2020, ejecting ash up to 7.8 km (25 500 feet) above sea level and forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code from Green to Red. This is...

March 27, 2020

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Powerful eruption at Merapi volcano, ash to 10.7 km (35 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Merapi volcano, Central Java at 22:22 UTC on March 2, 2020. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash reached 10.7 km (35 000 feet) above sea level. Pyroclastic flows descended 2 km (1.2 miles) down the slopes of...

March 03, 2020

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Very close view of Surtseyan eruption at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

A group of tourists visited Anak Krakatau on September 18, 2019, and managed to capture a surprising explosion from a very close distance. The activity at the volcano has not changed over the past weeks, with intermittent phreatic or phreatomagmatic explosions in...

September 21, 2019

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Slamet volcano alert level raised, Central Java, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Slamet volcano in Central Java from 1 to 2 on August 9, 2019. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2014. The Center for Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG) raised the status of the volcano due...

August 09, 2019

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Strong phreatic eruption at Tangkubanparahu, heavy ashfall reported, Indonesia

A strong phreatic eruption took place at Indonesian Tangkubanparahu volcano (also know as Tangkupan Perahu) early July 26, 2019. Two people have been injured and taken to hospital. Continuous eruption with volcanic ash rising up to 2.7 km (9 000 feet) above sea...

July 26, 2019

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Increased activity at Tangkubanparahu volcano, Indonesia

PVMBG is reporting increased seismic activity under Tangkubanparahu volcano (also known as Tangkuban Perahu), West Java, Indonesia. The last time this volcano erupted was back in 2013 (VEI 2). This volcano has a known history of VEI 1 and 2 eruptions over the past...

July 24, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia

A new eruption was reported at Mount Bromo, Indonesia at 09:37 UTC on July 19, 2019, lasting 7 minutes and 14 seconds and triggering panic among residents. Ashfall was reported in two areas of Malang Regency, including Gubuklkah located 14 km (8.7 miles) where...

July 20, 2019

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Violent phreatomagmatic eruption at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

A violent phreatomagmatic eruption took place at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia at 02:09 UTC (09:09 LT) on June 25, 2019. The volcano continues to be restless. Most of the time, its crater is only steaming, but occasionally, strong steam-driven explosions, such as...

June 26, 2019

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Powerful eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet), Indonesia

A new high-level eruption started at Indonesian Mount Sinabung around 09:28 UTC on June 9, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash is rising up to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) above sea level at 10:05 UTC, moving west. "Webcam...

June 09, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Merapi, estimated volume of lava dome 458 000 cubic meters, Indonesia

An eruption at one of Indonesia's most active volcanos, Mount Merapi, produced ash column up to 3 768 m (12 326 feet) above sea level on June 3, 2019. By June 1, the volcano had emitted 72 ash columns from its crater since it entered a new effusive eruption...

June 03, 2019

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High-level eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Sinabung volcano at 19:53 UTC on May 24, 2019 (02:53 LT, May 25). The Tokyo VAAC reported discrete eruption of volcanic ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption lasted just over 7 minutes. It came...

May 25, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, several flights canceled - Bali, Indonesia

Indonesian Agung volcano erupted again on Friday, May 24, 2019, ejecting ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption took place at 11:23 UTC (19:23 WITA) and lasted for 4 minutes and 30 seconds. The Darwin VAAC said volcanic ash was observed on...

May 24, 2019

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Amazing view of new eruption at Agung volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian Agung volcano erupted again at 18:08 UTC on May 17, 2019 (02:08 LT, May 18), ejecting ash up to 7.6 km (25 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code is Red. The Darwin VAAC estimated volcanic ash height at 7.6 km (25 000 feet) a.s.l. based on...

May 17, 2019

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Relatively strong eruption at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia

A relatively strong eruption took place at Indonesian Sinabung volcano at 02:48 UTC (19:48 local time) on May 7, 2019. According to the Darwin VAAC, the eruption produced a column of ash up to 4.6 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, drifting ESE. This is about 2 km (6...

May 07, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, ash rains down on Bali, Indonesia

A new eruption took place at Indonesian Mount Agung, Bali at 19:20 UTC on April 20, 2019 (03:20 local time, April 21). The eruption produced a column of ash up to 5.4 km (18 000 feet) above sea level. Ashfall hit parts of Bali, including Klungkung, Bangli, Denpasar,...

April 21, 2019

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Mount Agung erupts, Bali international airport operating normally, Indonesia

Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, Bali, Indonesia erupted at 10:25 UTC on Thursday, March 28, 2019 (18:25 LT). PVMBG maintains alert status at level 3. The eruption lasted 2 minutes and 32 seconds and ashfall was reported on villages located on the slopes of the...

March 29, 2019

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Mount Bromo erupts, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Indonesia

Indonesian Mount Bromo erupted at 23:00 UTC on February 18, 2019 (06:00 local time, February 19), forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code to Orange (previously unassigned). The Alert Level remains at Level 2 since 2016. The volcano has been erupting...

February 19, 2019

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Karangetang lava flow reaches the sea, 5 villages evacuated, Indonesia

Lava flow produced by Indonesian Karangetang volcano has reached the sea on February 6, 2019. Over 110 villagers have been evacuated so far to safe locations across the volcanic island. Reports available on February 3 said authorities are evacuating Batubulan...

February 06, 2019

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Lava flow produced by Karangetang volcano forces evacuations, Indonesia

At least 22 people were forced to evacuate on Monday, February 4, 2019, after lava flow produced by Mount Karangetan on Siau Island, Indonesia's North Sulawesi reached Malebuhe River near Batubulan village. The flow has almost reached the coastline as of...

February 04, 2019

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Lava flows at Merapi volcano as it enters new effusive eruption phase, Indonesia

Mount Merapi has entered a new effusive eruption phase on January 29, 2019. The Alert Level remains at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and residents are warned to remain outside of the 3-km (1.8 miles) exclusion zone. Lava flow produced by the eruption reached a distance of...

January 30, 2019

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Karangetang volcano: Sharp increase in seismicity, alert level raised, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Karangetang stratovolcano from 2 to 3 (Siaga) on December 21, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on November 25, 2018, forcing authorities to raise to Aviation Color Code to Orange. The...

December 22, 2018

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Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia

A new phreatic eruption took place at Mount Gamalama volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia at 02:52 UTC on October 4, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2016. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Ash column with...

October 04, 2018