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Soputan volcano
Soputan volcano

Latest news:

Seismic activity of Soputan during recent weeks (VSI)
Friday, May 13, 2016
On 21 April, VSI lowered the alert level from 3 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4), following a decrease in seismic and visible activity from the volcano. [more]
Seismic activity at Soputan during the past months (VSI)
Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
In its latest report, VSI describes continuing elevated seismic activity, including shallow volcanic earthquakes and avalanches that indicate slow magma extrusion from the main vent. ... [more]

 

Soputan volcano

Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1.11°N / 124.73°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Last update: 13 May 2016 (degassing)
Typical eruption style: Explosive, construction of lava domes, pyroclastic flows, strombolian activity.
Soputan volcano eruptions: 1785, 1819, 1833(?), 1845, 1890, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1908-09, 1910, 1911-12, 1913, 1915, 1917, 1923-24, 1947, 1953, 1966-67, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1991-96, 2000-03, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016No recent earthquakes
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The small Soputan stratovolcano on the southern rim of the Quaternary Tondano caldera on the northern arm of Sulawesi Island is one of Sulawesi's most active volcanoes. The youthful, largely unvegetated volcano rises to 1784 m and is located SW of Sempu volcano. It was constructed at the southern end of a SSW-NNE trending line of vents. During historical time the locus of eruptions has included both the summit crater and Aeseput, a prominent NE-flank vent that formed in 1906 and was the source of intermittent major lava flows until 1924.

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