Indonesia: Eruptions recorded on volcanic island

By Adem Salvarcioglu

ANKARA (AA) – At least 348 eruptions were recorded in the past 24 hours in Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau island, the met office said on Saturday.

According to a statement from the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), the smoke from the volcano — which is located in the region of Lampung province — reached a height of up to 200 meters.

Sounds around the volcano and small-scale vibrations were recorded, the statement added.

A warning was issued for those living nearby to move to safe places.

Indonesia was hit by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami at Sulawesi Island on Sept. 28, which led to at least 1,649 deaths.