On Sunday, the Ili Lewotolok volcano in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province erupted, spewing a column of ash 4,800 meters to the sky, officials said.
The ash column is thick and gray, moving to the east and the west, Xinhua news agency quoted the Agency for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation as saying in a statement.
Seismograph reports showed that the eruption, which took place at around 10.45 a.m., happened for 10 minutes, with the highest amplitude of 35 mm.
The agency has confirmed that residents or tourists should not carry out any activity in the danger zone within a two-mile radius from the summit.
The volcano, with a height of 1,018 meters above sea level, is now under critical alert status.