New series of moderate to strong eruptions. Ash rises almost eight miles into the sky.
On January 4, authorities raised the volcanic alert level from 2 to 3 (out of 4) and prohibited all activities within a radius of 4 km (2.5 miles) from Indonesia’s Soputan Volcano.
According to the Darwin VAAC, the volcanic ash reached an altitude of 12.8 km (42 000 feet) on January 5, 2016.
Thanks to Wanda for this link