Balinese volcano looks increasingly volatile: UQ researcher

26 Sep 2017
Bali’s Mount Agung seen at sunset from Mount Rinjani.
Image: Rosino

Increasing seismic activity suggests that eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano may be imminent, according to a University of Queensland volcanologist.

UQ School of Earth and Environmental Sciences researcher Dr Teresa Ubide said seismic monitoring at the volcano, which is the highest point on Bali, shows an increasing frequency of tremors, suggesting evidence of hot magma coming to the surface.

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