Mount Rokatenda also known as Paluweh volcano erupted on August 10, 2013 spewing hot ash and rocks high into the air. Volcanology centre head Surono said eruption sent fast-moving red-hot ash onto nearby beach killing five people (three adults and two children).
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While the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) flew over Indonesia’s Flores Sea on April 29, 2013, the satellite’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) took a natural-color photo of Paluweh volcano pluming ash.The Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on LDCM got an
Darwin VAAC has spotted an ash plume rising to altitude of 13 km from Indonesian Paluweh (Rokatenda) volcano on February 2, 2013. The likely cause is either a major dome collapse triggering a large pyroclastic flow or a vulcanian explosion of the lava dome, Volcano
Volcanic ash is reportedly spurting out of Mount Rokatenda, in Sikka regency, Indonesia due to increased volcanic activity since October 1, 2012. Based on analysis of satellite imagery and other data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 11-13 November ash plumes