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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)
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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
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Slamet volcano news & eruption updates:

Slamet volcano (Central Java, Indonesia) activity update

Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:55
09:55 AM | BY: T
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.
Deformation and geochemical data showed no significant changes. The Alert Level was lowered to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) on 5 January. Residents and tourists were warned to not approach the crater within a radius of 2 km. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 31 December 2014-6 January 2015)
Previous news
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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. read all
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
 

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