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stratovolcano 862 m / 2,828 ft
Pantar Island, Indonesia , -8.51°S / 124.13°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
| ReportsSirung volcano booksSirung volcano eruptions:
2012, 2004 (?), 1970, 1965, 1965, 1964, 1960, 1953, 1947, 1934, 1927 (?), 1899 (?), 1852 (?)Typical eruption style:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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Sirung volcano activity news & updates:
Fri, 10 Jul 2015, 17:47
Darwin VAAC raised the aviation alert level to orange, after a plume of steam and possible light ash emissions were seen on satellite images drifting SW from the volcano last Tuesday. ...more
Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 10:05
During 1-13 June diffuse white plumes from Sirung rose 30-70 m above the crater. A sulfur odor was occasionally noted at the Sirung observation post. ...more
Sun, 27 May 2012, 04:27
On 25 May, the alert level of Sirung volcano was placed back to 2 (out of 4), based on visual seismic observations that indicate a decreasing trend since the eruption alert was issued on 12 May.
Thu, 17 May 2012, 10:05
The Sirung stratovolcano on the remote Pantar island in Indonesia has come back to life with a series of probably phreatic explosions and strong degassing. ...more
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