Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) activity update
Fri, 4 Jul 2014, 14:5314:53 PM | BY: T
According to the latest report by VSI, both the number of explosions observed and corresponding seismic signals have increased over the past days.
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)
17 eruptions were observed during 1-2 July, compared to 14 during 15-30 June. Ash plumes have been rising up to 1,4 km above the crater and glow / incandescent material was occasionally observed.
The intensity of current activity at Slamet is still within the range of level 2 on a scale of 1-4 (Waspada:"watch"), comparable to March-April. VSI warns that explosions could eject lava bombs to up to 2 km distance.
Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 15:04
The strombolian-type eruption inside the summit crater of the volcano which began in March still continues or has resumed. A series of small explosions was observed this morning. Read all
Wed, 14 May 2014, 06:00
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. ... Read all