A new underwater eruption began at Iliverung Volcano, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia and lasted about 1 hour. As a result, the alert level was raised to second, today Nov. 29.
“Eruption and bubbles were observed in the southern waters around the Iliwerung volcanic complex,” PVMBG said in a Nov. 29 press release.
“The incident caused sea levels to rise. According to reports from residents, the sea level rose 1 meter on the night of Nov. 28, and the flooding distance was about 30 meters.”
Iliverung Volcano Observatory reported an ash plume rising about 100 meters (33 feet) above sea level at 00:29 UTC on November 29.
This activity occurs about 1 km (0.62 miles) south of the underwater volcano Hobal.
People living near the area where this activity is occurring are advised to avoid all activity on the nearby coast and not to swim/walk in the area.