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Ruang volcano

Actualizado: 27 nov. 2022 18:03 GMT -
Stratovolcano 725 m / 2,379 ft
Islas Sulawesi y Sangihe (Indonesia), 2.28°N / 125.43°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 29 jun 2022 (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)

Ruang volcano is the southernmost volcano in the Sangihe Island arc, north of Sulawesi Island. The 4 x 5 km island volcano rises to 725 m across a narrow strait SW of the larger Tagulandang Island. The summit of Ruang volcano contains a crater partially filled by a lava dome initially emplaced in 1904. Explosive eruptions recorded since 1808 have often been accompanied by lava dome formation and pyroclastic flows that have damaged inhabited areas. Eruptions in 1870 and 1871 also caused fatalities.

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Typical eruption style: Explosive. Formation of lava domes and pyroclastic flows.
Erupciones del volcán Ruang: 1808, 1836(?), 1840, 1856, 1870, 1871, 1874, 1889, 1904-05, 1914-15, 1949, 1996(?), 2002

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See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
mié, 29 jun 2022, 14:00

Ruang volcano (Sangihe Islands) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 June-28 June 2022 (Continuing Activity)

An increased number of deep volcanic earthquakes at Ruang in April prompted PVMBG to raise the Alert Level to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). A total of 232 deep volcanic earthquakes were recorded by the seismic network during 1 April-22 June, with just over half of them occurring in early to mid-April. No data was recorded from 18 April through 11 May due to technical difficulties. ... Read all
jue, 23 jun 2022, 10:26

Ruang volcano (Sangihe Islands) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 June-28 June 2022 (Continuing Activity)

An increased number of deep volcanic earthquakes at Ruang in April prompted PVMBG to raise the Alert Level to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). A total of 232 deep volcanic earthquakes were recorded by the seismic network during 1 April-22 June, with just over half of them occurring in early to mid-April. No data was recorded from 18 April through 11 May due to technical difficulties. ... Read all
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