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Slamet volcano
stratovolcano 3428 m (11,247 ft)
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.24°S / 109.22°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Slamet 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), 2014
Typical eruption style:
explosive

Slamet volcano news & eruption updates:

Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) activity update: mild strombolian activity in summit crater

Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 14:14
14:14 PM | BY: T
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Slamet volcano seen from the observatory (photo: Aris Yanto)
Slamet volcano seen from the observatory (photo: Aris Yanto)
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Strombolian eruption at Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) on 26 Aug 2014 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Mild strombolian activity continues at the volcano.
Our correspondent Aris Yanto (Ndeso Adventures) climbed the volcano Tuesday and observed strombolian eruptions from a vent in the summit crater that ejected incandescent material to 100-150 m height.
Previous news
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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, 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

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