Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Ruang
Ruang volcano, seen here from the nearby island of Tagulandang, forms a small 4 x 5 km island that is part of a chain of islands extending north from Sulawesi. Explosive eruptions, recorded in historical time since 1808, have been accompanied by pyroclastic flows and lava dome formation, and have frequently caused damage to populated areas. Photo by Suratman (Volcanological Survey of Indonesia).
Volcano Number:267010
Volcano Name:Ruang
Country:Indonesia
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:2002
Elevation:725m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Oceanic crust (< 15 km)
Pop. within 5km:878
Pop. within 10km:1652
Pop. within 30km:2766
Pop. within 100km:149159
Latitude:2.3
Longitude:125.37



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
267010 Ruang 16477 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1808
267010 Ruang 16478 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1836/4/22 1836/4/24
267010 Ruang 16479 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1840
267010 Ruang 16480 Confirmed Eruption 1 Historical Observations 1856
267010 Ruang 16481 Confirmed Eruption 3 ? Historical Observations 1870/8/27 1870/8/28
267010 Ruang 16482 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1871/3/2 1871/3/14
267010 Ruang 16483 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1874/11/15
267010 Ruang 16484 Confirmed Eruption 1 Historical Observations 1889
267010 Ruang 16485 Confirmed Eruption 3 ? Historical Observations 1904/4/22 1905/5/27
267010 Ruang 16486 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1914/5/29 1915/2/28
267010 Ruang 16491 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1949/1/5 1949/1/19
267010 Ruang 16492 Uncertain Eruption 1996/6/27
267010 Ruang 16493 Confirmed Eruption 4 ? Historical Observations 2002/9/25 2002/9/29
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Emission ID SO2 Kilotons Start Date End Date
153 80 2002/09/26 2002/09/26


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