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Dempo volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia: news & activity updates

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 15:59 GMT-
Thu, 2 Jun 2022, 05:20
Visual observations of Dempo volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
A phreatic explosion took place from the volcano at 01:54 local time yesterday. Read all
Wed, 1 Jun 2022, 18:32
PVMBG reported that at 0154 on 31 May a phreatic eruption at Dempo produced ashfall in areas within 5 km, including Pagar Alam Utara district (E) and North Dempo District. Ash deposits were as thick as 1 mm. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public were reminded to stay 1 km away from the crater and as far as 2 km on the N flank. Read all
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Dempo volcano
Stratovolcano 3173 m (10,410 ft)
Sumatra (Indonesia), -4.02°S / 103.12°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Dempo volcano eruptions:
1817, 1839(?), 1853, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1881, 1884, 1895, 1900, 1900, 1905, 1908, 1921, 1923, 1926, 1934, 1936, 1939, 1939-40, 1964, 1973, 1994, 2006, 2009
Typical eruption style
Small - moderate explosive eruptions.
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