Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia) news & activity updates
Rabu, Agu 28, 2013
CVGHM reported that during 1 July-25 August diffuse white plumes rose 100-150 m above Ijen's crater, the lake water was light green, and seismicity decreased. ...lebih
Rabu, Apr 03, 2013
Authorities have decided to close access to Kawah Ijen. The decision was based on elevated seismic and degassing activity observed since 20 March. Gas plumes often reach more than 100 m in height.
Selasa, Sep 25, 2012
Our expedition leader Andi visited Ijen crater during a period of elevated activity in May 2012, when lots of sulfur from the fumaroles was burning at night with blue and reddish flames, creating abstract photos.
Rabu, Jul 25, 2012
Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia) activity update: increased steaming and seismicity, alert level raised on 24 July
The alert level of Ijen volcano was raised from 2 to 3 (out of 4) on 24 July due to an increase in steaming and seismicity.
Selasa, Mei 15, 2012
Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia) activity update: decreasing activity, Alert Level lowered to 2 (out of 4) on 13 May 2012
During 1-30 April white plumes from Ijen rose 100-200 m above the crater; during 1-11 May diffuse white plumes rose 50-100 m. ...lebih [membaca semua]
Rabu, Apr 18, 2012
Minggu, Mar 25, 2012
Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia) activity update: increased water temperature, strong degassing and steaming
CVGHM reported on 25 March that Ijen's lake water chemistry changed during 10 January-17 March, exhibiting a significant increase in carbon dioxide, especially after 5 February, and an increase in acidity. The lake surface temperature increased from 28.8 degrees Celsius on 3 March to 45.1 degrees Celsius on 17 March. The lake water temperature at a depth of 5 m also rose from 42.7 to 44.7 degrees Celsius on 3 and 17 March, respectively. Seismicity increased starting in March. The Alert Level remained at 2.
Selasa, Mar 20, 2012
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Senin, Mar 12, 2012
Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia): eruption warning due to increased seismic and degassing activity
The official alert level for Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia, has been raised again to 3 ("alert") due to an increase in activity, our Indonesian correspondant Andi reports. ...lebih [membaca semua]
Kamis, Peb 09, 2012
The crater of Ijen is again open for visitors. The Indonesian Geological Survey lowered the alert level for Ijen volcano yesterday back from 3 (where it had been since 18 Dec, on a scale of 1-4) to 2. ...lebih [membaca semua]
Rabu, Des 28, 2011
Ijen volcano in East Java, famous for its turquoise crater lake and the massive sulfur deposits inside the crater, might be close to an eruption. ...lebih [membaca semua]
Jumat, Des 16, 2011
The alert level of Ijen volcano in East Java has been raised to alert/unrest (2 out of 4) due to increased seismic activity and increased temperatures and fumaroles inside the crater, famous for its turquoise acid lake and the sulfur deposits, which are being quarried by workers. ...lebih