1 entry found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
28 May 1984 description

UNDRO 84/1179

INDONESIA - MT. SOPUTAN VOLCANIC ERUPTION
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 MAY 1984

1. MT. SOPUTAN, NORTH SURAWESI PROVINCE, STARTED ERUPTING AT 2205H LOCAL TIME ON 25 MAY, SPEWING COLUMNS OF SMOKE WITH FIRE MORE THAN 3,000 METERS HIGH. SCORES OF HOUSES DESTROYED BY BURNING ROCKS AND ASH BUT NO CASUALTIES SO FAR REPORTED. VILLAGES WITHIN RADIUS 10 KILOMETERS FROM VOLCANIC CENTER DECLARED AS DANGER ZONES. ESTIMATED 32,000 PERSONS IN 19 VILLAGES AROUND VOLCANO.