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stratovolcano 875 m / 2,871 ft
off Flores Island, Indonesia, -8.32°S / 121.71°E
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Paluweh volcano eruptions:
2012-13, 1984-85(?), 1980-81, 1973, 1972-73, 1963-66, 1928, 1650
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Paluweh volcano (Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia): news & updates
Gas plume seen in satellite imagery
Wednesday Nov 07, 2012 09:52 AM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN
A MODIS - AQUA satellite image taken at 5:40 (UTC) shows a strong gas plume drifting 100 KM NW. The VSI maintains the Alert Level at 3 (on a scale of 1-4) but does not describe the current activity. Ash plumes were last seen on 22 October.
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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012
A Modis satellite image taken on Monday, 22 October showed a gas plume containing ash drifting 80 KM west of the volcano. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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.
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).
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