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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)
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Paluweh volcano eruptions:
2012-13, 1984-85(?), 1980-81, 1973, 1972-73, 1963-66, 1928, 1650
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Explosive
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Paluweh volcano (Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia): news & updates

Eruption plume detected at Paluweh

Tuesday Oct 23, 2012 09:34 AM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN
A Modis satellite image taken on Monday, 22 October showed a gas plume containing ash drifting 80 KM west of the volcano.

The MODVOLC (MODIS) continues to detect weak thermal anomalies at Paluweh.
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Previous news
Monday, Oct 15, 2012
The CVGHM (or VSI) raised the Alert Level for Paluweh to ORANGE on 13 October based on 'seismic and visual monitoring without specifying the activity; eruptive activity is most definitely on-going. read all
Friday, Oct 12, 2012
A new eruptive phase began on Thursday, 9th October (or possibly the 8th October) at Paluweh volcano, the volcano has been dormant since 1985. The volcano has shown signs of revival since October 1st. ... read all
Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012
Based on seismic data and visual observations, CVGHM raised the Alert Level for Paluweh (also known as Rokatenda) from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) on 8 October. ... read all
Friday, Sep 14, 2012
CVGHM reported that on 7 September the Alert Level for Paluweh was lowered from 2 to 1 (on a scale of 1-4). ... read all
Thursday, Feb 02, 2012
Seismic activity from Paluweh (also known as Rokatenda) increased during 12-18 January, prompting CVGHM to raise the Alert Level from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) on 19 January. Fog prevented visual observations of the volcano. read all
 

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