Strong eruptions at Ibu volcano prompt lahar warning, Indonesia

Strong eruptions at Ibu volcano prompt lahar warning, Indonesia

A strong eruption took place at the Indonesian Ibu volcano at 20:21 UTC on June 17, 2024 (03:21 LT, June 18), showering the upper edifice with bright lava bombs. The volcanic ash column reached a height of about 4.3 km (14 400 feet) above sea level.

Large eruption at Marapi volcano, Indonesia

Large eruption at Marapi volcano, Indonesia

A large eruption took place at Indonesia’s Marapi volcano at 06:04 UTC (13:04 LT) on May 30, 2024. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange and Alert Level at III (Siaga).

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Seram, Indonesia at 18:33 UTC on May 5, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 12.1 km (7.5 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.

Major eruption at Ruang volcano, ash to 19.2 km (63 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

Major eruption at Ruang volcano, ash to 19.2 km (63 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

Another high-level eruption started at Indonesia’s Ruang volcano at 18:15 UTC on April 29, 2024 (01:15 LT, April 30), producing an ash column to an estimated height of about 19.2 km (63 000 feet) above sea level. Authorities raised the Alert Level to 4 and the Aviation Color Code to Red. This powerful eruption comes just 2 weeks after a similar eruption on April 16.

Strong M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Java, Indonesia

Strong M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Java, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.2 hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia at 16:29 UTC on April 27, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 73 km (45 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting M6.1 at a depth of 68 km (42 miles).