Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 14 May-20 May 2014 (New Activity / Unrest)
BNPB reported that the Alert Level for Slamet was lowered to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) on 12 May because activity had decreased. Visitors and tourists were prohibited from approaching the crater within a radius of 2 km.
Wed, 14 May 2014, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Badan Nacional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2014. Report on Slamet. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 14 May-20 May 2014. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014, 15:15
Following the increase in explosions, VSI raised the alert status of the volcano from Waspada to Siaga ("watch"), i.e. 3 on a scale of 1-4. Slamet is now along with Sinabung, Karangetang and Lokon-Empung the 4th Indonesian volcano on high alert. ... Read all
Wed, 30 Apr 2014, 06:00
Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 30 April-6 May 2014 (New Activity / Unrest)
PVMBG reported that during 29 March-30 April seismicity at Slamet increased and inflation was detected. Observers noted that white plumes rose as high as 800 m above the crater, and dense gray ash plumes rose as high as 2 km and drifted E and W. During 19-25 April the plumes were gray to brown, and ejected material was deposited on the flanks 300 m from the crater. ... Read all