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Raung volcano
Stratovolcano 3332 m (10,932 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.13°S / 114.04°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Raung 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, 2014-15, 2020-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View

Raung volcano (East Java, Indonesia): near-constant glow visible at night

Wed, 3 Feb 2021, 08:14
08:14 AM | BY: MARTIN
Glowing steam from the summit vent at Raung volcano accompanied with ash emissions (image: PVMBG)
Glowing steam from the summit vent at Raung volcano accompanied with ash emissions (image: PVMBG)
The explosive activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels since 21 January as the alert level was raised to "orange".
The volcano generates near-constant emissions of ash, gas and steam from the summit vent that rose to estimated 14,000 ft (4,300 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the east and south.
The explosive eruption of the volcano is accompanied by frequent steam glow visible from the summit crater at night. Glow suggests continued rise of fresh magma that could be rising inside the volcano's conduits.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 3 February 2021

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