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Stratovolcano 3332 m (10,932 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.13°S / 114.04°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)Raung webcams / live data
| ReportsRaung volcano books | ToursRaung volcano eruptions:
1586 (?), 1593 (large sub-plinian eruption), 1597, 1638, 1730, 1804+-4y, 1812-14, 1815 +-1y, 1817, 1838, 1849, 1859, 1860, 1864, 1881, 1885, 1890, 1896, 1897, 1902, 1903, 1913, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1921, 1924, 1924, 1927-28, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938-39, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1944-45, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1987-89, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1995 (?), 1997, 1999, Jul 2000, Jun-Aug 2002, Apr-Oct 2004 (?), Jul-Aug 2005 (?), Aug 2007 (?), 2012, 2014-15Typical eruption style:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
Thu, 27 Aug 2015, 06:46
Evolution of tremor amplitude at Raung volcano (VSI)
A few days ago, the official alert level of the volcano has been lowered to 2 (out of 4). It seems that no, or almost no eruptive activity has taken place at the volcano over the past days. ...more
Tue, 18 Aug 2015, 12:26
It seems that at least some activity has resumed again. Several observers reported a light ash plume rising from the volcano and drifting SW.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015, 16:33
With a small group we climbed Raung
during 14-15 August 2015. We might have witnessed the end of the large 2015 summit eruption, which during June-early August produced large lava flows, lava fountains and significant ash plumes.
Sun, 16 Aug 2015, 10:24
Raung's summit caldera on 14 Aug 2015
Activity has strongly decreased at the volcano. When we visited Raung during 14-15 August, we observed pulsating, often near-continous ash emissions that produced plumes of several hundred meters. They often consisted of dark jets of ash, presumably from phreatomagmatic activity inside the conduit. ...more
Wed, 12 Aug 2015, 04:03
Small ash emissions continue. This morning, a plume of ash approx. 500 m high drifted 15 km to the west of the volcano.
Tue, 11 Aug 2015, 10:08
Heat signal from Raung volcano (MIROVA)
Activity has decreased at the volcano. During the past days, the ash plume was much lower and only extended several tens of kilometers in southerly directions. ...more
Sat, 8 Aug 2015, 16:09
Ash plume from Raung this morning (photo: L.K.Adam / Twitter)
Intense ash emissions continue to produce a plume that stretches hundreds of kilometers to the SW. Many flights to and from Bali were canceled or delayed today again. ...more
Fri, 7 Aug 2015, 18:17
Raung's ash plume yesterday (NASA satellite image)
Intense ash emissions and northwesterly winds have repeatedly forced to close Bali's Denpasar International Airport (DPS) during the past days, resulting in many flight cancellations. ...more
Tue, 4 Aug 2015, 16:19
Landsat 8 satellite image of Raung on 27 July. A gray patch left of a forest fire is visible on the NE flank.
The eruption at the volcano remains very intense and might have increased during the past days. ...more
Mon, 3 Aug 2015, 15:50
Heat signal from Raung volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
The eruption continues. Ash emissions have decreased, while satellite-detected heat emission increased during the past days. This could suggest that activity is now more effusive (lava flows) than explosive (ash emissions) in style. ...more
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