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Dieng volcano
Complex volcano 2565 m (8415 ft)
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.22°S / 109.9°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Dieng volcano eruptions:
2017, 2011, 2009, 2005, 1993, 1986, 1981, 1979, 1964, 1956, 1954, 1953, 1952 (?), 1944, 1943, 1939, 1928, 1883-84, 1847, 1826, 1825, 1786, 1776 (?), 1375
Typical eruption style:
Explosive, mainly phreatic eruptions, intense geothermal activity
Last earthquakes nearby
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News & erupion updates from Dieng volcano:

Mon, 3 Jul 2017, 15:12
Steam from the Sileri crater (Dieng volcano) during yesterday's eruption (image: Dok via SuaraMerdeka)
A sudden steam-driven explosion (phreatic eruption) occurred yesterday from the Sileri crater in the Dieng volcanic complex, injuring several people. According to BNPB (Civil Protection), 17 people suffered mostly minor injuries (burns, fractures, cuts) and at least 10 were transported to a hospital. ...more [read all]
Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 16:29
Alert level was lowered back to normal (1 out of 4). After the peak of the latest crisis in March 2013, activity (in particular gas emission levels) has calmed down to normal levels.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 17:10
VSI raised the alert level to the third highest level Siaga (3 out of 4), because significant changes were observed at the crater lake. The most spectacular was the change of the lake water color to dark brown on 24 March. ...more [read all]
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 08:10
During 7-11 March monitoring instruments detected carbon dioxide plumes from Timbang Crater drifting 50-200 m S; the concentration increased during 9-10 March. A strong sulfur odor was also reported, along with dead animals near the crater on 7 March. ...more
Mon, 6 Jun 2011, 16:06
Crater Timbang, Dieng volcano, seen from a safe viewing point (picture: Andi Rosati / VolcanoDiscovery, 30 May)
The seismic activity at the the Timbang crater in the Dieng Plateau in Central Java has calmed down, but the monitored CO2 levels are staying dangerously high.
Wed, 1 Jun 2011, 14:35
Timbang crater at Simbar village, Dieng volcano complex, is now on high alert status level 3. Inhabitants are being evacuated from a zone 1 km around the crater. ...more
Thu, 26 May 2011, 07:04
The seismicity at Dieng Volcanic Complex has increased. On 22 May new white steam plumes were observed at the Timbang cone and CO2 levels increased as well. CVGHM raised the Alert Level to 2 (on a scale of 1-4).
 

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