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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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Batu Tara volcano eruptions:
2007-2011 (Oct), 2006, 1852
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Batu Tara volcano news:

Batu Tara volcano (Sunda Islands, Indonesia) activity update: occasional ash eruptions reaching 2-3 km altitude

Thursday May 24, 2012 09:09 AM | BY: T

Darwin VAAC reported that during 18 and 20-21 May ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to altitudes of 2.4-3 km (8,000-10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 27-55 km N and NW.
Previous news
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Darwin VAAC reported that during 2-4 May ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 37 km NW. [more]
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Darwin VAAC reported that during 25-26 April ash plumes from Batu Tara rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 37 km W and SW. During 30 April-1 May ash plumes again rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. then drifted 37-55 km NW. [more]
Monday, Mar 26, 2012
As our colleague Marc from vulkane.net reports, the volcano Batu Tara in the Sunda Sea off the island of Flores in Indonesia had a larger than usual ash eruption today, which triggered an alert of the VAAC Darwin, who raised the aviation color code to "orange", as the drifting ash cloud is be a hazard to local air traffic. ... [more]
Monday, Mar 21, 2011
Mild explosive activity at Batu Tara continues. Darwin VAAC reported an ash plume from Batu Tara volcano on 20, reaching an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifting NE. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 24, 2010
Based on reports by the VAAC Darwin, Batu Tara volcano in the Sunda Sea continues to produce occasional ash eruptions reaching 2-3 km a.s.l. [more]

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