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Sangeang Api volcano (Indonesia): elevated seismic activity triggers alarm

Tue, 21 May 2013, 13:50
13:50 PM | BY: T
An increase in seismicity since 26 April triggered VSI to rise the alert status from 2 to 3 on a scale of 1-4 (from "Waspada", "watch" to Siaga", alert). For the moment, only degassing has been observed as surface activity.
A similar increase in seismic activity was observed in Oct 2012, when the alert was raised as well and then reduced again in November.

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