Dukono volcano news & eruption updates
Dukono volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia): intense activity, frequent ash plumes
Tuesday Jul 15, 2014 19:04 PM | DOOR: T
The volcano has been particularly active during the past days and been producing many strong explosions with lots of ash emitted.
Ash plumes to 7,000-10,000 ft (2-3 km) altitude and drifting up to 100 km to the NE have been spotted frequently by VAAC Darwin on satellite imagery.
Saturday, Jun 28, 2014
Explosive activity at the volcano continues at elevated levels. Ash-rich strombolian explosions produce a plume that rises 1-2 km above the crater sometimes extends up to approx. 100 km and is often visible on satellite imagery. [meer...]
Wednesday, Jun 04, 2014
Ash plumes from strong strombolian activity continue to show up as alerts from VAAC Darwin. A plume extending 50 nautical miles to the north was seen last evening. Its height was at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude. [meer...]
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Activity continues to be elevated at the volcano. An ash plume at estimated 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude extended 35 nautical miles to the west this morning. [meer...]
Saturday, May 24, 2014
A volcanic ash plume extending 60 km west and at estimated 11,000 ft (3.3 km) altitude was spotted by VAAC Darwin this morning. [meer...]
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Activity at the volcano seems to be increasing - the sighting of ash plumes on satellite imagery has become a daily job of VAAC Darwin's watchful crew. This morning, a volcanic ash plume at estimated 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude extended 25 nautical miles from the volcano to the south. [meer...]