Saturday, Apr 06, 2013
VSI has lowered the alert level of the volcano down to 2 out of 4 (Waspada) after Raung had been on orange since October. The seismic activity has gradually decreased and currently, there is only degassing, sometimes intense, from the crater.
Monday, Jan 07, 2013
Raung volcano in East Java has picked up strombolian activity it seems. According to a press article, the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) reported that Raung volcano was seen emitting gray ash clouds on Sunday (6 Jan) morning. The plumes rose about 300 m above the crater. At night, "fire" could be seen around the crater and there were occasional thundering explosion sounds. ...more [read all]
Thursday, Nov 08, 2012
Raung volcano (East Java): large explosion with ash to 30,000 ft altitude reported this morning, but questionable
An explosive eruption from the volcano with an ash plume rising to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude was reported by a pilot early this morning (2am GMT) to Darwin VAAC who issued an alert. ...more
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
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Friday, Nov 02, 2012
According to a local news article, Raung volcano has been erupting since 19 Oct. A video from a visit at the local volcano observatory shows strong seismic activity, but no visible plumes rising from the volcano's summit.
Monday, Oct 22, 2012
The alert level Raung volcano was raised to 3 out of 4 (Siaga, "warning"). This decision was taken after strong tremor signals were recorded by the local seismic station. The Indonesian Volcanological Survey recommends not to approach the volcano's summit within 3 km.
Friday, Oct 19, 2012
Raung volcano (not to be confused with Ruang volcano in the Sangihe islands), Eastern Java began to show increased seismicity since the 17 September. Small white plumes were seen rising to heights between 50-75 M above the crater. ...more [read all]
Friday, Aug 31, 2007
Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that an ash plume from Raung rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. during 26-27 August and drifted E.
Monday, Aug 06, 2007
Based on a pilot report, the Darwin VAAC reported that an ash plume possibly from Raung rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. Ash was not visible on satellite imagery.
Thursday, Aug 02, 2007
A possible small ash eruption took place at Raung on 26 July. A pilot report a small ash plume 5,000 ft (ca. 1.5 km) above the summit of the volcano. Ash was not visible on satellite imagery.