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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

Dukono volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) activity update: continuing ash eruptions

Thursday Dec 22, 2011 13:42 PM | BY: ANDI

Eruption from Dukono volcano on 21 Dec 2011 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Eruption from Dukono volcano on 21 Dec 2011 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
The remote Dukono volcano in Halmahera Island continues to produce ash explosions with plumes rising up to 1 km above the crater. Eruptions are following each other in intervals of 5-15 minutes and there are frequent small tremors.
Previous news
Thursday, Jan 15, 2009
Satellite imagery shows, that on 7 January ash plumes from Dukono rose to an altitude of 1.8 km and drifted E and SE. [more]
Thursday, Aug 21, 2008
The Darwin VAAC reported that on 19 August an ash plume from Dukono rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. [more]
Thursday, Feb 09, 2006

As of the 19th of January, the Global Volcanism Network (GVN) has reported that ash from Dukono was visible on satellite imagery on 12 January at a height of ~3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l., extending SW.

[more]
Thursday, Oct 20, 2005

Explosions and pyroclastic ejections continued at Dukono during 10-16 October. Ash columns rose 100-950 m above the summit (or 1,200-7,000 ft a.s.l.) and mainly drifted SE. Seismicity was dominated by explosion earthquakes. Dukono remained at Alert Level 2.

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Saturday, Jun 04, 2005

Dukono volcano has been mildly active during the past months. The volcano is emitting small plumes of ash, which can frequently be detected on satellite images. The plume heights were usually not known.

[more]

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