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Salak volcano
stratovolcano 2211 m / 7,254 ft
West Java, Indonesia, -6.72°S / 106.73°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Salak volcano eruptions:
1938, 1935, 1919, 1902-03, 1780, 1698-99
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Salak volcano news & activity updates:

Salak volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update: Sudden large explosion- ash to 15km (50,000ft)

Wednesday Oct 10, 2018 12:05 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

The Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) has reported that a large explosion has occurred this morning (evening local time), with an ash cloud up to 50,000ft. This is the first eruption of Salak in 80 years (1938).

The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. At the time of writing, there has not been an official announcement by the volcano observatory.

A further update will be posted when more information is released.
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