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Ijen volcano
Stratovolcano 2799 m / 9,183 ft
East Java, Indonesia, -8.06°S / 114.24°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Ijen volcano eruptions:
1796, 1817, 1917, 1936, 1952, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000(?), 2002(?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Contains a large acid crater lake, intense fumarolic activity.
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Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia) news & activity updates

Ijen volcano (East Java, Indonesia): alert level lowered

Wednesday Aug 28, 2013 10:05 AM | BY: T

CVGHM reported that during 1 July-25 August diffuse white plumes rose 100-150 m above Ijen's crater, the lake water was light green, and seismicity decreased.
On 26 August the Alert Level was lowered to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). Visitors, tourists, miners, and hikers were reminded not to approach the crater within 1 km.
Previous news
Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013
Authorities have decided to close access to Kawah Ijen. The decision was based on elevated seismic and degassing activity observed since 20 March. Gas plumes often reach more than 100 m in height. [more]

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Our expedition leader Andi visited Ijen crater during a period of elevated activity in May 2012, when lots of sulfur from the fumaroles was burning at night with blue and reddish flames, creating abstract photos. [more]
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012
The alert level of Ijen volcano was raised from 2 to 3 (out of 4) on 24 July due to an increase in steaming and seismicity. [more]
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
During 1-30 April white plumes from Ijen rose 100-200 m above the crater; during 1-11 May diffuse white plumes rose 50-100 m. ... [more]
The crater lake Kawah Ijen on 7 April 2012 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012
Ijen volcano in East Java has calmed down again, although its alert level is still at 3 (out of 4). ... [more]
 

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