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Egon volcano (Flores Island, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 July-21 July 2009 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 15 Jul 2009, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
CVGHM reported that the Alert Level for Egon was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 1-4) on 16 July due to the continued decrease in earthquake activity since 12 May. Small steam plumes were occasionally visible when the weather was clear.

Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2009. Report on Egon. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15 July-21 July 2009. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Egon volcano
Stratovolcano 1703 m / 5,587 ft
Flores (Indonesia), -8.67°S / 122.45°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Egon volcano eruptions:
2005, 2004 (Mar-Sep), 2004 (Jan-Feb), 1888(?)-1892(?)
Typical eruption style
Explosive. Strong fumarolic activity.
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