Salak volcano news & activity updates:
Salak volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update: FALSE ALARM: Indonesian authorities state an eruption has NOT occurred
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 13:17
The Indonesian authorities report that the unconfirmed eruption was indeed a false alarm. They also said that the VAAC is required to send out warnings about potential eruptions if no confirmation is given within 10 minutes, as was the case this time, just in case an event has happened.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 12:48
So far, the reported large eruption has not been confirmed. It is possible that it was a false alarm, however the situation remains uncertain. Confirmation of either an eruption or a false alarm will be posted here when possible.
Salak volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update: Sudden large explosion- ash to 15km (50,000ft)
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 12:05
The Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) has reported that a large explosion has occurred this morning (evening local time), with an ash cloud up to 50,000ft. This is the first eruption of Salak in 80 years (1938). ...mehr [alles lesen]
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 11:00