VE-20180213-61835-IDN – Volcano Eruption – Indonesia – Indonesian Archipelago

Bali's Mount Agung volcano erupted on Tuesday (Feb 13), but there was no damage and flights were unaffected. Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said the volcano erupted at 11.49am local time, spewing ash as high as 1.5km above the crater. The eruption lasted about 21 minutes. "There was no follow-up eruption. The exclusion zone is at a 4km radius," BNPB spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a statement. Mount Agung lies some 70km from Bali's main airport Ngurah Rai and its top tourist areas, which attract some five million tourists annually. The 3,000m-tall volcano has ...

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