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Hell Rains From The Skies–Volcano Catastrophe: Mt. Kelud Eruption Kills 2, Drives 200,000 Fleeing In Terror (pictures and video)

Friday, February 14, 2014 9:22
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The Indonesian island of Java is in a state of emergency, as a gigantic volcano eruption causes 200,000 people to flee their homes, as airports shut down and 17-kilomoter plumes of ash blanketed the sky.

Thursday night’s eruption of Mount Kelud was so powerful it was heard at distances of 130 kilometers in the country’s second largest city of Surabaya, as ash blanketed everything in the vicinity. The volcano is considered to be among the most dangerous on the densely populated island.MOREHERE

Indonesian volcanoes (Wikipedia)
Name Shape Elevation Last eruption (VEI) Geolocation
Weh stratovolcano 617 metres (2,024 ft) Pleistocene 5.82°N 95.28°E
Seulawah Agam stratovolcano 1,810 metres (5,940 ft) 1839 (2) 5.448°N 95.658°E
Peuet Sague complex volcano 2,801 metres (9,190 ft) 25 December 2000 (2) 4.914°N 96.329°E
Geureudong stratovolcano 2,885 metres (9,465 ft) 1937 4.813°N 96.82°E
Kembar shield volcano 2,245 metres (7,365 ft) Pleistocene 3.850°N 97.664°E
Sibayak stratovolcano 2,212 metres (7,257 ft) 1881 3.23°N 98.52°E
Sinabung stratovolcano 2,460 metres (8,070 ft) 2 February 2014 3.17°N 98.392°E
Toba supervolcano 2,157 metres (7,077 ft) 72000 BC 2.58°N 98.83°E
Helatoba-Tarutung fumarole field 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) Pleistocene 2.03°N 98.93°E
Imun unknown 1,505 metres (4,938 ft) unknown 2.158°N 98.93°E
Sibualbuali stratovolcano 1,819 metres (5,968 ft) unknown 1.556°N 99.255°E
Lubukraya stratovolcano 1,862 metres (6,109 ft) unknown 1.478°N 99.209°E
Sorikmarapi stratovolcano 2,145 metres (7,037 ft) 1986 (1) 0.686°N 99.539°E
Talakmau complex volcano 2,919 metres (9,577 ft) unknown 0.079°N 99.98°E
Sarik-Gajah volcanic cone unknown unknown 0.008°N 100.20°E
Marapi complex volcano 2,891 metres (9,485 ft) 5 August 2004 (2) 0.381°S 100.473°E
Tandikat stratovolcano 2,438 metres (7,999 ft) 1924 (1) 0.433°S 100.317°E
Talang stratovolcano 2,597 metres (8,520 ft) 12 April 2005 (2) 0.978°S 100.679°E
Kerinci stratovolcano 3,800 metres (12,500 ft) 22 June 2004 (2) 1.697°S 101.264°E
Hutapanjang stratovolcano 2,021 metres (6,631 ft) unknown 2.33°S 101.60°E
Sumbing stratovolcano 2,507 metres (8,225 ft) 23 May 1921 (2) 2.414°S 101.728°E
Kunyit stratovolcano 2,151 metres (7,057 ft) unknown 2.592°S 101.63°E
Pendan unknown unknown unknown 2.82°S 102.02°E
Belirang-Beriti compound 1,958 metres (6,424 ft) unknown 2.82°S 102.18°E
Bukit Daun stratovolcano 2,467 metres (8,094 ft) unknown 3.38°S 102.37°E
Kaba stratovolcano 1,952 metres (6,404 ft) 22 August 2000 (1) 3.52°S 102.62°E
Dempo stratovolcano 3,173 metres (10,410 ft) October 1994 (1) 4.03°S 103.13°E
Patah unknown 2,817 metres (9,242 ft) unknown 4.27°S 103.30°E
Bukit Lumut Balai stratovolcano 2,055 metres (6,742 ft) unknown 4.23°S 103.62°E
Besar stratovolcano 1,899 metres (6,230 ft) April 1940 (1) 4.43°S 103.67°E
Ranau caldera 1,881 metres (6,171 ft) unknown 4.83°S 103.92°E
Sekincau Belirang caldera 1,719 metres (5,640 ft) unknown 5.12°S 104.32°E
Suoh caldera 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) 10 July 1933 (4) 5.25°S 104.27°E
Hulubelu caldera 1,040 metres (3,410 ft) 1836 5.35°S 104.60°E
Rajabasa stratovolcano 1,281 metres (4,203 ft) 1798 5.78°S 105.625°E

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  • muckracker1

    and we whine about blizzards

  • Pix

    “Hell Rains From The Skies”

    LOL Gotta love oxymoronic headlines using religious dribble.


  • shock an awe

    well does not look good , maybe if we had more sense we would not live near a volcano

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