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Complex volcano 2565 m (8415 ft)
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.22°S / 109.9°E
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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
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News & erupion updates from Dieng volcano:
Dieng volcano (Central Java, Indonesia): increased degassing, alert raised to yellow
Thursday Mar 14, 2013 08:10 AM | BY: T
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.
Observers noted white plumes rising from the crater that were diffuse during 7-8 March and dense during 9-10 March. Because of the increase of carbon dioxide emissions, CVGHM raised the Alert Level to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) on 11 March and warned the public not to approach Timbang Crater within a 500 m radius. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Monday, Jun 06, 2011
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.
Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011
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. ...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
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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