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Indonesia: 348 eruptions recorded on volcanic island

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

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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.

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