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stratovolcano 3428 m (11,247 ft)
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.24°S / 109.22°ECurrent status
(2 out of 5)Slamet webcams / live data
| ReportsSlamet volcano booksSlamet volcano eruptions:
1772, 1825, 1835, 1847, 1849, 1860, 1875 (2x), 1885, 1890, 1904, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934(?), 1937, 1939 (2x), 1940, 1943(?), 1944, 1948, 1951 (2x), 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958(2x), 1960-61, 1966, 1967 (Jun-Jul), 1969 (Jun-Aug), 1973 (Aug), 1974 (May), 1988 (Jul), 1999 (May-Sep), 2000 (Jul-Oct) (?), 2009 (April-Sep), 2014Typical eruption style:
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Slamet volcano news & eruption updates:
Fri, 9 Aug 2019, 18:47
Seismicity reaching levels of 1000 earthquakes per day recently. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia
PVMBG has raised the alert level to 2 due to a two month sustained increase in seismicity (over 50,000 earthquakes!) and, in the last few weeks, inflation, gas emissions (with steam plumes rising 300m above the crater), rising hot spring temperatures and emergence of seismic tremor. All of this indicates that magma is rising under the mountain. An exclusion zone of 2km is in place, as the likelihood of a new eruption is elevated.
Thu, 4 Jun 2015, 11:05
PVMBG reported that during 21 April-21 May dense white plumes rose as high as 700 m above Slamet's crater. ...more
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:55
PVMBG reported that during 1 November-5 January white plumes rose at most 1.5 km above Slamet's crater. RSAM values fluctuated but decreased overall in December through 5 January. ...more
Sat, 13 Sep 2014, 12:11
Powerful explosion of at Slamet volcano on 12 Sep, showering the whole upper cone with lavva bombs, seen from the village of Sigedong (image: Fariz Azki Maulana via Volcano Alert / Culture Volcan)
Activity at the volcano has increased and VSI raised the alert level to "siaga", 3 on a scale of 1-4. The mild strombolian activity which had been going on for months at the volcano has become more and more intense since the beginning of September. Some explosions in the past days have been strong enough to eject incandescent material to all over the summit cone of the volcano. ...more
Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 18:40
Strombolian activity from the vent inside the summit crater continues. A small ash plume was reported today by Darwin VAAC.
Fri, 5 Sep 2014, 08:51
Strombolian explosions are continuing from the new cone inside the summit crater. Some of them produce small ash plumes spotted on satellite imagery by VAAC Darwin who monitor the (volcanically very busy) region for volcanic ash plumes.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 14:14
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Mild strombolian activity continues at the volcano. ...more
Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 09:34
VSI raised the alert level back to 3 ("Siaga") on a scale of 1-4 last Monday, as activity had been increasing recently. ...more
Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:05
Ash emissions were observed again today, producing plumes rising a few 100 m above the volcano's summit. The strombolian activity in the summit crater is continuing, at least intermittently.
Fri, 4 Jul 2014, 14:53
Number of seismic signals related to explosions (letusan), ash/steam venting (hembusan), shallow (dangkal) and other volcanic earthquakes, as well as local and distant tectonic events over the past months and corresponding alert statuses at the volcano (VSI)
According to the latest report by VSI, both the number of explosions observed and corresponding seismic signals have increased over the past days. ...more
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