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Paluweh volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 May-28 May 2013 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 22 May 2013, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 21-22 and 24 May ash plumes from Paluweh rose to altitudes of 2.1-3 km (7,000-10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 25-55 km NW, W, and E.

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 22 May-28 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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