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Dukono volcano news & eruption updates
Dukono volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) activity update: ash explosions, plumes up to 2.7 km altitude (9,000 ft)
Thursday Feb 02, 2012 00:01 AM | BY: T
Thursday, Dec 22, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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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