Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Soputan Volcano, Indonesia - John Seach

An eruption occurred at Soputan Volcano in Indonesia on 6th October 2008. Ash was emitted to a height of 1000 m. The nearest villages are 8 km from the crater, and no evacuations were necessary. A lava dome has continued to grow in the crater since 1991. Eruptions are usually occurring from the lava dome. The volcano has been increased to level 3 alert (Siaga), out of a maximum 4.
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