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Paluweh volcano
stratovolcano 875 m / 2,871 ft
off Flores Island, Indonesia, -8.32°S / 121.71°E
Current status: restless (2 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

Paluweh volcano (Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia) activity update: ongoing ash emissions

Thursday Nov 15, 2012 07:24 AM | BY: T

Ash emissions from Rokatenda continue to show up on satellite images. VAAC Darwin reported a plume at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude extending about 100 km to the west from the volcano today.
Previous news
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012
Ash emissions continued today reaching 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude. [more]
Crop of aTerra satellite image (NASA) taken on 02:15 GMT on 12 Nov showing part of Flores Island and Rakotenda island with erupting Paulweh volcano (center right).
Monday, Nov 12, 2012
Low-level ash emissions continue from Paluweh. A recent Terra / Modis satellite image shows the ash plume at 6-8,000 ft altitude (2-2.4 km) drifting about 60 km to the west. [more]
Sunday, Nov 11, 2012
New ash emissions took place earlier today from the volcano. An ash plume was observed at 09:00 reaching 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude and extending 80 nm (about 140 km) to the NW. [more]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
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. [more]
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. ... [more]

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