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Rinjani volcano
Stratovolcano / caldera 3726 m / 12,224 ft
Lombok, Indonesia, -8.42°S / 116.47°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Rinjani volcano eruptions:
2016 (powerful vulcanian explosion on 1 Aug), 2015, 2010, 2009, 2004, 1994, 1966, 1965, 1953, 1949-50, 1944-45, 1941 (?), 1915, 1909, 1906, 1901, 1900, 1884, 1847
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Explosive
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Rinjani volcano (Lombok): news & activity updates

Rinjani volcano (Lombok, Indonesia): eruption seems to have ended

Wednesday Dec 16, 2015 10:04 AM | BY: T

MODIS thermal signal from Rinjani (MIROVA)
MODIS thermal signal from Rinjani (MIROVA)
It seems that the eruption at the Barujari cone is over.
After a period of intermittent, sometimes quite strong vulcanian-type explosions at the end of Nov and early Dec, no explosive activity has occurred since 3 December and no thermal signal is being recorded on satellite data.
Previous news
Explosion from Rinjani's Barujari cone on 1 Dec 2015
Saturday, Dec 05, 2015
The volcano continues to erupt, but activity has decreased a lot. When visited during 30 Nov - 2 Dec, "the volcano erupted just 2-3 times eruption per day", but some explosions were fairly big (s. image attached). [more]
Strombolian eruption from Barujari (Rinjani volcano) yesterday (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015
The eruption continues with no significant change. When observed yesterday on location, the Barujari cone was in violent strombolian activity and the lava flow was still weakly alimented, creating a small steam plume at the lake entry of the flow. ... [more]
Strombolian explosions at Rinjani yesterday night
Sunday, Nov 15, 2015
The eruption continues. Ash emissions have decreased recently, with column heights ranging between a few hundred to 2000 meters. On the other hand, mild to moderate strombolian activity from the Barujari cone and the effusion of a new lava flow have been stable and seem to be going on strongly. ... [more]
Ash plume from Rinjani this morning (Terra satellite / NASA)
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015
According to local observers, the eruption has decreased in strength overall, although strombolian activity seems to still be intense and is visible on webcam images. ... [more]
Strombolian activity from Barujari cone, Rinjani volcano (image: Apink Alkaf / facebook)
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015
The new eruption continues with intense strombolian activity and lava effusion from the Barujari intra-caldera cone. Associated ash emissions have been a bit less intense during the past days, although still reached up to 100-200 km length. ... [more]

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