Sirung volcano activity news & updates:
Sirung volcano (Pantar Island, Indonesia ) activity update: steaming and elevated seismicity
Wednesday Jun 20, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T
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.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
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. [more]
Thursday, May 17, 2012
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]