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Batu Tara volcano
Stratovolcano 748 m / 2,454 ft
Sunda Islands, Indonesia, -7.79°S / 123.58°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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2007-2011 (Oct), 2006, 1852
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Batu Tara volcano (Sunda Islands, Indonesia) activity update

Saturday Oct 05, 2013 07:34 AM | BY: T

Ash explosions regularly produce plumes up to about 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude, such as this morning. Activity (strombolian-type) on the remote island remains strong.
Previous news
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
Relatively frequent larger strombolian to vulcanian explosions continue to produce ash plumes regularly spotted on satellite data. The ash plumes reach altitudes of about 7,000 ft (2.1 km). [more]
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
Eruptions that produce relatively large ash plumes spotted on satellite imagery, and typically rising to 7-8,000 ft (2.1-2.4 km) altitude, have been occurring daily over the past days. [more]
Ash plume from Batu Tara on 18 Sep (Terra / NASA satellite image)
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013
Explosions that produce ash plumes large enough to be spotted on satellite images occur almost daily now. ... [more]
Monday, Sep 16, 2013
Strong strombolian to vulcanian activity continues. Another ash plume could be spotted on satellite imagery this morning. The estimated elevation was 7,000 ft (2.1 km). [more]
Sunday, Sep 15, 2013
Activity remains strong with frequent explosions of strombolian to vulcanian type. An eruption this morning produced an ash plume detected on satellite images. VAAC Darwin estimated the elevation at 7,000 ft (2.1 km). [more]

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