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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL160 MOV NNE OBS VA DTG: 14/2040Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sun, 14 Feb 2021, 20:45
20:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 14 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 14 Feb 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 20:40 UTC, 14/02/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210214/2040Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: RAUNG 263340
PSN: S0807 E11403
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3332M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/59
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL160 MOV NNE
OBS VA DTG: 14/2040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 S0806 E11406 - S0803 E11401 - S0755
E11403 - S0759 E11412 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0240Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0840Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1440Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL160 MOVING NNE AND EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 14/2020Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210215/0240Z=

Previous news

Thu, 11 Feb 2021, 09:08
Ash emissions produced by the explosion yesterday reached up to approx. 18,000 ft altitude (image: PVMBG)
The explosive eruption of the volcano continues at elevated levels. A series of stronger explosions occurred during the past 2 days as emissions of steam and ash generated by the explosions reached up higher-than-usual altitude of approx. 18,000 ft (5,500 m) and extended to the E-SE. ... read all

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