Dempo volcano

Stratovolcano 3173 m (10,410 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesien, -4.02°S / 103.12°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 19 Aug 2018 (seismic unrest)

Dempo is a prominent 3173-m-high stratovolcano that rises above the Pasumah Plain of SE Sumatra.

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Typical eruption style: Small - moderate explosive eruptions.
Dempo volcano eruptions: 1817, 1839(?), 1853, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1881, 1884, 1895, 1900, 1900, 1905, 1908, 1921, 1923, 1926, 1934, 1936, 1939, 1939-40, 1964, 1973, 1994, 2006, 2009

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tue, 22 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Jun 2021 20:09:21 GMT
3.5

126 km
41 km (25 mi)
45 km south of Lubuklinggau, South Sumatra, Indonesia

Background

Remnants of 7 craters are found at or near the summit, with volcanism migrating to the WNW with time. The historically active summit crater of Gunung Dempo contains a 400-m-wide lake, located at the NW end of the crater complex. Historical eruptions have been restricted to small-to-moderate explosive activity that produced ashfall near the volcano.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute


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