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Raung volcano
Stratovolcano 3332 m (10,932 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.13°S / 114.04°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
 

Raung volcano (East Java, Indonesia): strombolian eruption intensifies, ash plumes

Sunday Jul 05, 2015 10:08 AM | BY: T

The effusive-explosive activity at the volcano continued and increased over the past week. Strombolian explosions accompany a lava flow emitted from a vent inside the large summit crater.
Some of the explosions were strong enough to produce significant but low-level ash plumes drifting east. Some airlines canceled flights to Surabaya and Bali that would pass near or in the paths of the plumes.
The alert level was raised to 3("Siaga") on a scale of 1-4 and some nearby villages have been evacuated.
Previous news
Heat signal from Raung volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015
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. ... [more]
Thermal signal from Raung volcano (MIROVA)
Monday, Jun 22, 2015
A strong thermal signal visible on satellite data suggests that eruptive activity in the volcano's summit crater has again picked up during the past two days. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
PVMBG reported that, during infrequent times of clear weather during February-21 May 2014, gray and gray-to-brown plumes were observed rising as high as 300 m above Raung's crater rim. Rumbling was frequently heard at the observation post. Crater incandescence was observed during February and on 12 April. ... [more]
Strombolian activity in Raung's crater in late Feb 2015 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
Strombolian activity continues from the vents inside the summit caldera of the volcano. Raung's alert level of the volcano was raised to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) a week ago. ... [more]
Beautiful incandescent trails of a large explosion during the night - photograph taken by Andi
Sunday, Mar 01, 2015
Our local Indonesian partner, photographer and volcanologist Andi, spent a week at Raung to observe the volcano´s current explosive eruption. ... [more]

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