Get our newsletter!
Check out the volcano tours offered by Volcano-Adventures!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
28 Jan - 4 Feb 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
17-23 Mar 2018: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
28 Apr - 3 May 2018: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
5-13 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-20 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
19-27 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
9-17 Jun 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-14 Jul 2018: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait
15-31 Jul 2018: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
News

no news in this list.

 

Cereme volcano

stratovolcano 3078 m (10,098 ft)
West Java, Indonesia, -6.89°S / 108.4°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Cereme volcano books
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Cereme volcano eruptions: 1951, 1937-38, 1805, 1775, 1772, 1698No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Cereme (or Ciremai) volcano close to the north coast of Java is a symmetric stratovolcano and among the most beautiful and largest of Java's active volcanoes. It contains a deep twin crater elongated in E-W direction.
Cereme's historic eruptions were infrequent, and consited mainly in mild explosive activity and mud flows from the summit crater.

Background:

Cereme volcano was constructed on top of the northern rim of the older 4.5 x 5 km Geger Halang caldera, believed to be the result of a large Plinian eruption.

1937 eruption
On 24 June 1937, Cereme erupted again after 137 years. Ash eruptions caused ash fall in up to 10 km distance, and 3 earthquakes were felt in the area. Later, phreatic explosions occurred in the summit crater near the northern outer crater wall. On 2 October, a mudflow was produced reported to kill many fish in the river.

Latest satellite images

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.