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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): ash plume results in cancellations of flights to and from Bali

Friday Aug 07, 2015 18:17 PM | BY: T

Raung's ash plume yesterday (NASA satellite image)
Raung's ash plume yesterday (NASA satellite image)
Intense ash emissions and northwesterly winds have repeatedly forced to close Bali's Denpasar International Airport (DPS) during the past days, resulting in many flight cancellations.
The ash plume, drifting at approx. 5 km altitude, extended over 500 km SE this morning.
Previous news
Landsat 8 satellite image of Raung on 27 July. A gray patch left of a forest fire is visible on the NE flank.
Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015
The eruption at the volcano remains very intense and might have increased during the past days. ... [more]
Heat signal from Raung volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
Monday, Aug 03, 2015
The eruption continues. Ash emissions have decreased, while satellite-detected heat emission increased during the past days. This could suggest that activity is now more effusive (lava flows) than explosive (ash emissions) in style. ... [more]
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 20 July 2015
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
The attached satellite image from 20 July shows that the whole crater floor has been covered by fresh lava flows. ... [more]
Strombolian activity from Raung volcano (26 July 2015, photo: Vianney Tricou)
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Strombolian activity occurs from two main vents as the submitted photo shows. [more]
Thermal signal from Raung volcano (MIROVA)
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
The eruption, now over 4 weeks old, continues with no significant changes. Strong lava effusion inside the summit caldera is accompanied by near-constant ash emissions rising 1-2 km and drifting up to 100-200 km in mostly westerly directions. ... [more]

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