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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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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 (off Flores Island, Indonesia) activity update

Friday May 24, 2013 20:11 PM | BY: T

MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Paluweh volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Paluweh volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Ash plumes rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude have been observed yesterday and today. The lava dome obviously continues to be active and regularly produces explosions and/or rock avalanches that cause ash plumes.
Previous news
Monday, May 13, 2013
The lava dome continues to be active and produce explosions and small pyroclastic flows from time to time, generating ash plumes rising to 7-10,000 ft such as today. [more]
MODIS hot spot data for Paluweh island, showing the hot pyroclastic deposits S, E and W of the dome (MODIS, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, May 06, 2013
The lava dome remains relatively active and produces frequent explosions and/or hot rock avalanches. Hot deposits from these can be seen on MODIS satellite data on the eastern, southern and western flank of the dome. Several ash plumes rising to altitudes of about 7,000 ft (2.1 km) were detected in the past days. [more]
Monday, Apr 29, 2013
Activity from the lava dome continues. A larger event (explosion and/or dome collapse) produced a fairly large ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude that drifted 60 nautical miles NW this morning (VAAC Darwin). [more]
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
The lava dome remains active. An ash plume rose to 7,000 ft this morning, probably caused by an explosion or another partial dome collapse. [more]
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013
Activity from the lava dome continues, in the form of explosions and rockfalls/pyroclastic flows due to mass loss from the dome. An ash plume was observed this morning rising to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifting 20 nautical miles to the east (VAAC Darwin). [more]

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