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Batu Tara volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
Batu Tara volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
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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Batu Tara volcano eruptions:
2007-2011 (Oct), 2006, 1852
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Batu Tara volcano (Sunda Islands, Indonesia) activity update

Sat, 7 Jun 2014, 08:00
08:00 AM | BY: T
A volcanic ash plume at 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude was observed this morning extending 20 nautical miles to the NW. (VAAC Darwin)
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Tue, 27 May 2014, 15:54
A few explosions were again strong enough to produce plumes that were spotted on satellite imagery recently. ... read all
Sun, 18 May 2014, 07:47
The volcano has entered a phase of more vigorous explosions again. In the past days, it produced a series of ash plumes that were detected on satellite imagery. VAAC Darwin reported volcanic ash drifting at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude for 50 km to the west. ... read all
Mon, 28 Apr 2014, 15:20
Satellite image from 26 April showing the plume from Batu Tara (MODIS / NASA, annotated by Culture Volcan)
The volcano seems to have entered a stronger phase of eruptions during the past days. A series of ash plumes from explosions were detected on satellite imagery since 26 April. The estimated altitude of the ash plumes is 8-10,000 ft (2.4-3 km) (VAAC Darwin). ... read all
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 18:04
After a relatively long time with no spotted ash clouds, an ash plume was seen yesterday again on satellite imagery (VAAC Darwin). read all
Wed, 6 Nov 2013, 10:42
Eruptions (strombolian to vulcanian type) continue at the remote island. An ash plume was spotted this morning on satellite images. ... read all
 

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