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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: FALSE ALARM: Indonesian authorities state an eruption has NOT occurred

Wednesday Oct 10, 2018 13:17 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

The Indonesian authorities report that the unconfirmed eruption was indeed a false alarm. They also said that the VAAC is required to send out warnings about potential eruptions if no confirmation is given within 10 minutes, as was the case this time, just in case an event has happened.
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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018
So far, the reported large eruption has not been confirmed. It is possible that it was a false alarm, however the situation remains uncertain. Confirmation of either an eruption or a false alarm will be posted here when possible. [more]
Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018
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). ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
 

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