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Friday, Sep 30, 2016
The Indonesian Volcanologic Survey raised the alert level of the stratovolcano from 1 (lowest) to 2 ("waspada", watch) yesterday evening. The decision came as increased seismic activity had been detected under the volcano, possibly related to a new magma intrusion that could be precursor of a new eruption. ... [more]
stratovolcano 637 m / 2,090 ft
Flores, Indonesia, -8.9°S / 121.63°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5) | ReportsIya volcano books
19 Aug 2018 (seismic unrest, alert level raised on 29 Sep 2016)Typical eruption style
: ExplosiveIya volcano eruptions
: 1971(?), 1969, 1953, 1888(?), 1882, 1871, 1868, 1867, 1844, 1671
No recent earthquakes
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Iya volcano in central Flores is the southernmost of a group of 3 volcanoes (Iya, Rooia and Pui) forming a small peninsula south of the city of Ende. Rooja and Pui cones to the north appear to be older than Iya and have no known historic activity.
Many small eruptions have occurred at Iya volcano in historic times.
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