Volcanic & Seismic Activity 

Agung volcano (Bali): moderately strong explosion recorded

A moderately strong vulcanian-type explosion occurred at Agung this morning at around 09:05 local time.

The eruption lasted just under 2 minutes and produced an ash plume that rose approx. 2500 m above the summit crater, and drifted south.

Ashfall was reported in nearby villages and communities.

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The event was preceded by a smaller but longer (2 minutes and 20 seconds) eruption on July 14th.

Mount Agung or Gunung Agung is an active volcano in Bali, Indonesia.

This stratovolcano is the highest point on the island. It dominates the surrounding area influencing the climate.

(Featured image credit: PVMBG webcam)

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