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Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
Due to visual and instrumental monitoring results as well as level of potential hazards the Alert Level for Kelut was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 1-4) on 12 August. Residents and visitors were advised to not approach the crater rim, crater floor, or the rivers that disgorge from Kelut. [more]
Part of Kelut's crater area on 25 Feb (image: Pasang Mata)
Sunday, Mar 02, 2014
No new explosions have occurred recently and the alert status of the volcano was lowered to 2 (Waspada, "watch") on a scale of 1-4. ... [more]
 

Kelud volcano eruptions

Stratovolcano 1731 m (5,679 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -7.93°S / 112.31°E
Eruption list: 1500(?), 1548, 1586 ((sub-)Plinian eruption?), 1641 (sub-Plininan eruption?), 1716, 1752, 1756(?), 1771, 1776, 1785, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1835, 1848, 1849(?), 1864, 1901, 1919, 1920, 1951, 1966, 1967, 1990, Oct-Nov 2007, 13 Feb 2014


13 Feb 2014 explosive eruption
A violent explosion occurred on the evening of 13 Feb 2014, destroying the lava dome.
An ash column rose to 10-15 km altitude and formed a plume of several 100 km length and width that drifted over the Indian Ocean. Heavy ash fall occurred in distances of up to 200 km, and several airports on Java needed to shut down temporarily.
Kelut volcano eruption update

2007 eruption
The new lava dome of Kelut that was formed during Oct-Nov 2007 (photo: Tom Pfeiffer)The 2007 eruption was almost purely effusive and built a new lava dome, replacing the previous lake.
 

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