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

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015, 09:44
Heat signal from Raung volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
Eruptive activity continues in the volcano's summit crater. Heat emission remains intense, suggesting the presence of lava (flow?), likely in combination with more or less intense strombolian activity. Read all
Wed, 24 Jun 2015, 06:00
PVMBG reported that, during times of clear weather during 1-28 June, white plumes were observed rising as high as 300 m above Raung's crater rim. Rumbling was frequently heard at the observation post. Seismic tremor sharply increased on 21 June, and crater incandescence was observed on 25 and 28 June. 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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