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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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Dukono volcano eruptions:
1933-ongoing (as of 2014), 1868(?), 1719, 1550
Typical eruption style:
Explosive and effusive (lava flows)
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Dukono volcano news & eruption updates

Tue, 31 Dec 2013, 14:57
Elevated explosive activity continues at the remote volcano. Ash plumes up to 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude were spotted on satellite data by VAAC Darwin.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013, 07:22
Explosive activity continues to be elevated. Several ash plumes to estimated 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude were spotted on satellite imagery by VAAC Darwin over the past days.
Tue, 24 Dec 2013, 09:11
Elevated explosive activity continues. A volcanic ash plume was detected this morning rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude and drifting 30 nautical miles to the N (VAAC Darwin).
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 13:26
Update: The observed cloud was a large weather cloud, NOT an ash plume, VAAC Darwin confirmed. That means that the volcano, although in a state of semi-persistent strombolian to vulcanian activity, is currently NOT having an extraordinary large eruption. ...more [read all]
Sat, 30 Nov 2013, 08:28
SO2 plume at Dukono today (NOAA)
A dense SO2 plume is visible on the latest NOAA satellite data, suggesting that (the ongoing) activity (weak to moderate strombolian explosions) is elevated at the moment.
Wed, 23 Oct 2013, 10:32
The semi-persistent explosive activity of strombolian to vulcanian type has been at elevated levels recently. The volcano produced ash plumes rising to 9,000 ft (2.7 km) altitude yesterday as well as this morning. ...more
Fri, 18 Oct 2013, 05:47
Elevated explosive activity (strombolian to vulcanian type) continues. An explosion this morning produced an ash plume rising to 7,000 ft altitude.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013, 13:44
Sometimes strong strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions continue. An ash plume rose to 8,000 ft Saturday VAAC Darwin reported.
Thu, 10 Oct 2013, 14:35
Strombolian to vulcanian activity has been increasing apparently. Ash plumes reaching 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude have been observed again yesterday on satellite data.
Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 07:36
An eruption produced an ash plume observed on satellite data. Estimated altitude was 6,000 ft (1.8 km). (VAAC Darwin)

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