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Sempu volcano

caldera 1549 m / 5,082 ft
North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 1.13°N / 124.76°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Sempu volcano eruptions: possible eruption in 1819
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 21 Aug
Mon, 21 Aug 23:31 UTCM 4.4 / 138.8 km17 km- 29km S of Tondano, Indonesia
Sempu is a statovolcano within a 3 km wide caldera containing an explosion crater (Kawah Masem maar) of 450x350 m diameter in the SW part of the caldera and contains a crater lake. There are no confirmed historical eruptions from Sempu.
Sulfur has been a site of sulfur extraction from fumarolic areas in the maar since 1938.


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