Report on Ebulobo (Indonesia) — 8 March-14 March 2017
Smithsonian / US Geological Survey Weekly Volcanic Activity Report, 8 March-14 March 2017
Managing Editor: Sally Kuhn Sennert
Please cite this report as:
Global Volcanism Program, 2017. Report on Ebulobo (Indonesia). In: Sennert, S K (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report, 8 March-14 March 2017. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
8.817°S, 121.191°E; summit elev. 2096 m
All times are local (unless otherwise noted)
Based on PVMBG observations, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 12 March an ash plume from Ebulobo rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. (800 m above the summit) and drifted W.
Geologic Background. Ebulobo, also referred to as Amburombu or Keo Peak, is a steep-sided symmetrical stratovolcano in central Flores Island. The Watu Keli lava flow traveled down the N flank to 4 km from the summit in 1830, the first of only four recorded historical eruptions of the volcano.