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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
Dieng volcano books
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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Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

News & erupion updates from Dieng volcano:

Dieng volcano (Central Java, Indonesia): alert lowered back to normal

Thursday Aug 14, 2014 16:29 PM | BY: T

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.
Previous news
Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
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]
Thursday, Mar 14, 2013
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]
Crater Timbang, Dieng volcano, seen from a safe viewing point (picture: Andi Rosati / VolcanoDiscovery, 30 May)
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. [more]
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. ... [more]
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). [more]

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