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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)
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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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News & activity updates for Dempo volcano:

Dempo volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): seismic unrest, alert level raised

Wednesday Apr 29, 2015 21:21 PM | BY: T

Seismicity at Dempo volcano (PVMBG)
Seismicity at Dempo volcano (PVMBG)
PVMBG raised the alert level of the volcano to 2 (waspada, "watch" on a scale of 1-4) because of increased seismic activity (mainly tremor and volcanic-tectonic earthquakes).
It is recommended not to approach the crater within 1 km.
The volcano's crater contains a large acid lake and a very active hydrothermal system. Phreatic or phreatomagmatic explosions could occur any time and would pose a significant risk.
The last eruptions in 2006 and 2009 were both phreatic.
Previous news
Saturday, Aug 18, 2012
A possible eruption reported on 18 Aug in a VAAC report mentioning a possible ash plume to 30,000 ft was confirmed to be false. [more]

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