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Raung volcano, East Java, Indonesia: news & activity updates

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 03:38 GMT-
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012, 06:39
An explosive eruption from the volcano with an ash plume rising to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude was reported by a pilot early this morning (2am GMT) to Darwin VAAC who issued an alert. Read all
Wed, 7 Nov 2012, 07:29
Strombolian activity from Raung volcano (photo: Galih)
Our expedition organizers Andi and Galih climbed Mt Raung volcano on 5 Nov and confirmed that mild strombolian activity is going on from a vent inside the inner crater. This activity was accompanied by loud rumbling sounds that can be heard in up to 15 km distance. Read all
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Raung volcano
Stratovolcano 3332 m (10,932 ft)
East Java (Indonesia), -8.13°S / 114.04°E
Current status: restless (2 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
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