Sirung volcano (Pantar Island, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 13 June-19 June 2012 (New Activity / Unrest)
CVGHM reported that 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. Based on seismic activity and visual observations, on 15 June CVGHM reiterated that the Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4).Visitors and tourists were not permitted to go within a 1.5 km radius of Sirung.
Wed, 13 Jun 2012, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2012. Report on Sirung. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 13 June-19 June 2012. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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. ... Read all
Wed, 23 May 2012, 06:00
Sirung volcano (Pantar Island, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 23 May-29 May 2012 (New Activity / Unrest)
CVGHM reported that during 13-18 May diffuse white plumes from Sirung rose 10-50 m above the crater. Seismicity was elevated during 12-17 May then decreased through 23 May, although levels remained above background. On 25 May the Alert Level was lowered to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). ... Read all