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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): intense ash emissions continue

Sunday Aug 14, 2016 18:59 PM | BY: T

Dukono's ash plume seen on today's Terra satellite image
Dukono's ash plume seen on today's Terra satellite image
The same view from the Suomi NPP satellite later with more clouds and easterly winds
The same view from the Suomi NPP satellite later with more clouds and easterly winds
Continuous ash emissions have been observed during the past days. Satellite images show a plume extending into various directions (to the east today).
In short, the intense activity of the volcano (one of the most active of Indonesia) observed also during recent visits by various people seems to continue.
Previous news
Ash plume from Dukono this morning (Aqua satellite / MODIS / NASA)
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016
Ash emissions have been intense recently, suggesting that activity at the (more or less permanently active) volcano is currently elevated. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
The volcano continues to erupt more or less continuous low levels ash plumes (7-10,000 ft altitude) that drift in various directions before dissipating. [more]
Ash plume from Dukono this morning (Terra / MODIS)
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
Near-continuous moderate ash emissions remain visible on satellite imagery on almost every day, indicating that activity inside the volcano's crater remains high (strong degassing, ash venting, intermittent explosions as observed from the rare visitors). ... [more]
Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016
Ash emissions from the volcano continue to occur almost daily. This morning, the ash plume monitored by Darwin VAAC extended 30 km to the WNW. [more]
Monday, May 23, 2016
No significant changes have occurred at the volcano. It emits near-constant ash plumes, which are regularly seen on satellite imagery. [more]

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