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Slamet volcano
stratovolcano 3428 m (11,247 ft)
Central Java, Indonesia, -7.24°S / 109.22°E
Current status: restless (2 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: Alert level raised- high unrest

Friday Aug 09, 2019 18:47 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

Seismicity reaching levels of 1000 earthquakes per day recently. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia
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.
Previous news
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
PVMBG reported that during 21 April-21 May dense white plumes rose as high as 700 m above Slamet's crater. ... [more]
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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]
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)
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014
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]
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Strombolian activity from the vent inside the summit crater continues. A small ash plume was reported today by Darwin VAAC. [more]
Friday, Sep 05, 2014
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. [more]

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