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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) activity update

Tuesday Aug 18, 2015 12:26 PM | BY: T

It seems that at least some activity has resumed again. Several observers reported a light ash plume rising from the volcano and drifting SW.
Previous news

Monday, Aug 17, 2015
With a small group we climbed Raung during 14-15 August 2015. We might have witnessed the end of the large 2015 summit eruption, which during June-early August produced large lava flows, lava fountains and significant ash plumes. [more]
Raung's summit caldera on 14 Aug 2015
Sunday, Aug 16, 2015
Activity has strongly decreased at the volcano. When we visited Raung during 14-15 August, we observed pulsating, often near-continous ash emissions that produced plumes of several hundred meters. They often consisted of dark jets of ash, presumably from phreatomagmatic activity inside the conduit. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015
Small ash emissions continue. This morning, a plume of ash approx. 500 m high drifted 15 km to the west of the volcano. [more]
Heat signal from Raung volcano (MIROVA)
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015
Activity has decreased at the volcano. During the past days, the ash plume was much lower and only extended several tens of kilometers in southerly directions. ... [more]
Ash plume from Raung this morning (photo: L.K.Adam / Twitter)
Saturday, Aug 08, 2015
Intense ash emissions continue to produce a plume that stretches hundreds of kilometers to the SW. Many flights to and from Bali were canceled or delayed today again. ... [more]

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