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Paluweh volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 May-7 May 2013 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 1 May 2013, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 4-5 May ash plumes from Paluweh rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 45-55 km SW and W.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Report on Paluweh. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1 May-7 May 2013. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Paluweh volcano
stratovolcano 875 m / 2,871 ft
off Flores Island, Indonesia, -8.32°S / 121.71°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Paluweh volcano eruptions:
2012-13, 1984-85(?), 1980-81, 1973, 1972-73, 1963-66, 1928, 1650
Typical eruption style
Explosive
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