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Agung volcano
Stratovolcano 3142 m (10,308 ft)
Bali, Indonesia, -8.34°S / 115.51°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Agung volcano eruptions:
1808, 1821(?), 1843, 1963-64 (large Plinian eruption on March 16, 1963)
Typical eruption style:
Highly explosive.
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Agung volcano news & activity updates:

Fri, 13 Oct 2017, 22:49
Current seismic plot from VSI's TMKS station showing a swarm of quakes under Agung and possibly some tremor (thicker baseline)
The likelihood of an eruption of the volcano in the near future remains high. Seismic activity is unchanged at very elevated levels, with averages of around 8-900 earthquakes per day. ...more [read all]
Sun, 8 Oct 2017, 13:38
Seismic activity at Agung volcano during the past weeks (in particular note the orange=shallow volcanic quakes) (image: PVMBG)
The situation of the volcano remains unchanged and continues to be critical: based on available monitoring data, the volcano could (but not necessarily will) erupt at any time with little further precursors. ...more [read all]
Mon, 2 Oct 2017, 15:34
Seismogram of Agung volcano showing numerous small volcanic earthquakes (image: Magma Indonesia / VSI)
The situation at the volcano remains unchanged (no eruption), although the highest level of alert remains in place as no one is able to know whether or when it will erupt. ...more [read all]
Fri, 29 Sep 2017, 18:05
Map of Agung volcano on Bali with the location of the recent mag 4 earthquake
The volcano has been becoming increasingly restless during the past days, which makes the likelihood of a new eruption now larger than the chance that no eruption occurs, according to Indonesian volcanologists. ...more [read all]
Tue, 26 Sep 2017, 06:30
The volcanic crisis continues, but so far there is no eruption and it is still impossible to predict whether one actually will occur or not. ...more [read all]
Sat, 23 Sep 2017, 08:27
Seismic activity at Agung volcano over the past months, showin the strong increase during the past days (image: PVMBG)
The alert level of the volcano was again raised to the now highest level (4, "awas") as seismic activity continued to increase sharply and an eruption can be expected to occur any time. ...more [read all]
Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 16:43
Hazard map of Agung volcano (PVMBG)
Following increase of earthquakes and fumarolic activity in the crater, Indonesia's volcano monitoring agency PVMBG raised the alert level of the volcano, first to 2 on 14 Sep and to 3, the second highest on the 1-4 scale, a few days ago. ...more [read all]
Hazard map of Agung volcano (Sep 2017)
Hazard map of Agung volcano (PVMBG)
Hazard map of Agung volcano (PVMBG)
 

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