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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]
 

Iya volcano

stratovolcano 637 m / 2,090 ft
Flores, Indonesia, -8.9°S / 121.63°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Last update: 19 Aug 2018 (seismic unrest, alert level raised on 29 Sep 2016)
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Iya volcano eruptions: 1971(?), 1969, 1953, 1888(?), 1882, 1871, 1868, 1867, 1844, 1671 No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
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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