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Sirung volcano
stratovolcano 862 m / 2,828 ft
Pantar Island, Indonesia , -8.51°S / 124.13°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Sirung volcano eruptions:
2012, 2004 (?), 1970, 1965, 1965, 1964, 1960, 1953, 1947, 1934, 1927 (?), 1899 (?), 1852 (?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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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.
Previous news
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]

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