Agung volcano news & activity updates:

Agung volcano (Bali, Indonesia): situation unchanged, increased seismic activity

Sun, 8 Oct 2017, 13:38
13:38 PM | BY: T
Seismic activity at Agung volcano during the past weeks (in particular note the orange=shallow volcanic quakes) (image: PVMBG)
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.
Seismic activity remains very high, if not increased further with now sometimes more than 1000 quakes per day detected, including hundreds of shallow volcanic events. It also seems that degassing at the crater has increased.
Although nobody can predict whether an eruption will actually occur and if so when, the restrictions to keep out of the volcano in a large radius should remain in place. Approaching (or climbing) the mountain under current circumstances is nothing else than Russian roulette.

Previous news

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. ... Read all
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Hazard map of Agung volcano (Sep 2017)
Hazard map of Agung volcano (PVMBG)
Hazard map of Agung volcano (PVMBG)
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