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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Jan 2020
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 . ... [more]
 

Dukono volcano

Complex volcano 1185 m (3,888 ft)
Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.68°N / 127.88°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Last update: 21 Jan 2020 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Typical eruption style: Explosive and effusive (lava flows)
Dukono volcano eruptions: 1933-ongoing (as of 2014), 1868(?), 1719, 1550 Ash emission from Dukono volcanoNo recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Dukono is a remote volcano on the island of Halmahera (Indonesia). There is not much information available due to its remote position, but Dukono is one of the world's most active volcanoes and has been in persistent activity since 1933.

Background:

During a major eruption in 1550, a lava flow filled in the strait between Halmahera and the north-flank cone of Gunung Mamuya. Fatalities occured during that eruption, too.
Dukono is a complex volcano with a broad, low profile, multiple summit peaks and overlapping craters. Malupang Wariang, 1 km SW of Dukono's summit crater complex, contains a 700 x 570 m crater that has also been active during historical time.
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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution

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