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Paluweh volcano (off Flores Island, Indonesia) activity update

Mon, 3 Jun 2013, 10:40
10:40 AM | BY: T
The lava dome remains active with occasional explosions and rock avalanches / pyroclastic flows travelling through the two main valleys to the SW and S.

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Fri, 24 May 2013, 20:11

Paluweh volcano (off Flores Island, Indonesia) activity update

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. ... Read all
Wed, 22 May 2013, 06:00

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

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. ... Read all
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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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