Rinjani volcano (Lombok): news & activity updates
Rinjani volcano (Lombok Island, Indonesia): magnitude 6 earthquake triggers landslides, more than 500 hikers trapped
Monday Jul 30, 2018 06:17 AM | BY: T
Following the strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake yesterday, which occurred right under the volcano, landslides and mudflows triggered by the quake damaged some of the access routes to the National Park and partially made them impassable.
Location of the earthquake near Rinjani and submitted "I-felt-it" reports
According to new reports, a large number of hikers are currently trapped in the park, about 500 in the area of Segara Anakan and 60 in Batu Ceper.
Rescue efforts by helicopters and search teams are underway. The volcano itself does not seem to have been affected so far by the earthquake.
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
A powerful, sudden vulcanian explosion occurred at the volcano Tuesday afternoon (14:45 local time). It originated from the Barujari cinder cone inside the Rinjani caldera and generated a dense column of ash and ejected rock fragments that reached a height of 2000 m. ... [more]
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Aug 02, 2016
The volcano has remained calm since yesterday's sudden and very violent explosion. ... [more]
Rinjani volcano (Lombok Island, Indonesia): explosive eruption, ash plume triggers closure of Lombok airport
Monday, Aug 01, 2016
The volcano had a sudden explosive eruption this noon, it seems. An ash plume was detected at 12:20 local time (04:20 UTC) that rose from the volcano to originally estimated 32,000 ft (10 km) altitude and drifted south. ... [more]
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
It seems that the eruption at the Barujari cone is over. ... [more]