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Marapi volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): small eruptions

Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 14:13
14:13 PM | BY: T
The volcano continues to produce small explosions every now and then. Local press reported two small eruptions this morning.
The first one occurred at 7:49 am (local time WIB), producing an ash plume of 300 meters height, and the second at 8:32 am with an ash plume rising 600 meters.
The alert status had previously been raised from Normal to Alert (level 1 to 2) on 3 August and an exclusion zone of 3 km radius around the crater is in place.

Previous news

Sun, 17 Mar 2013, 11:32
A small explosive eruption occurred this morning at around 08:05 local time, generating a small ash plume rising a few hundred meters above the crater. Marapi volcano, one of Sumatra's most active, has been producing intermittent explosions with ash plumes up to 1 km high frequently since August 2011. Read all
Tue, 11 Dec 2012, 11:05
Mount Marapi volcano in West Sumatra had new ash emissions today, a local newspaper reported. "Smoke" (=volcanic ash) was seen being emitted from the summit crater between 8-9 am local time this morning and produced a plume rising about 300 m. Read all
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