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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 FL140 MOV ENE OBS VA DTG: 18/1106Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 11:15
11:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 18 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 18 Feb 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 11:05 UTC, 18/02/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210218/1105Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: RAUNG 263340
PSN: S0807 E11403
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3332M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/67
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, PIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL140 MOV ENE
OBS VA DTG: 18/1106Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0808 E11402 - S0807 E11401 - S0759
E11407 - S0808 E11411 MOV NE 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1706Z SFC/FL140 S0808 E11402 - S0807
E11402 - S0802 E11409 - S0811 E11409
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/2306Z SFC/FL140 S0806 E11402 - S0805
E11410 - S0813 E11407 - S0808 E11401
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0506Z SFC/FL140 S0806 E11404 - S0811
E11410 - S0815 E11403 - S0807 E11402
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY. GROUND OBS
AND PIREP INDICATED EMISSION WAS NOT CONTNUOUS, HOWEVER VA
STILL POSSIBLE NEAR SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON
GROUND OBS, HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210218/1706Z=

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