Dukono , Indonesia : Observation of a white / gray smoke 600m high from the summit,

Dukono , Indonesia : Observation of a white / gray smoke 600m high from the summit,

Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 27-29 June ash plumes from Dukono rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E.

Dated of June 19, 2016 at 6:22 from PPGA Dukono. Observation of a white / gray smoke 600m high from the summit, which is inclined towards the West. Tremor amplitude. 0,5-8mm, with a dominant at 3mm.

Reports from this remote volcano in northernmost Halmahera are rare, but Dukono has been one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes. More-or-less continuous explosive eruptions, sometimes accompanied by lava flows, occurred from 1933 until at least the mid-1990s, when routine observations were curtailed. During a major eruption in 1550, a lava flow filled in the strait between Halmahera and the north-flank cone of Gunung Mamuya. This complex volcano presents a broad, low profile with multiple summit peaks and overlapping craters. Malupang Wariang, 1 km SW of the summit crater complex, contains a 700 x 570 m crater that has also been active during historical time.

 

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July 01 , 2016. Dukono , Indonesia :

1.693°N, 127.894°E
Elevation 1229 m

 

Source: GVP , Centre d’avis de cendres volcaniques Darwin (VAAC), PVMBG.

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