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Stratovolcano 3332 m (10,932 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.13°S / 114.04°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)Raung webcams / live data
| ReportsRaung volcano books | ToursRaung 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, 2014-15Typical eruption style:
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Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
Raung volcano (East Java, Indonesia): alert level lowered
Thursday Aug 27, 2015 06:46 AM | BY: T
Evolution of tremor amplitude at Raung volcano (VSI)
A few days ago, the official alert level of the volcano has been lowered to 2 (out of 4). It seems that no, or almost no eruptive activity has taken place at the volcano over the past days.
What probably was the volcano's most significant eruption in at least 100 years, is probably over.
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
It seems that at least some activity has resumed again. Several observers reported a light ash plume rising from the volcano and drifting SW.
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.
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. ...
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.
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. ...
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