Dieng Plateau Central Java Indonesia | Crater.
dieng is a plateau in Central Java, who entered the district of Banjarnegara and Wonosobo regency. It lies to the west of Mount Sindoro complex and Sumbing.
Dieng is an active volcanic area and it can be said is a giant volcano.
craters are often found there. The average altitude is about 2,000 m. above sea level. dieng cool temperatures in winter approached, ranging from 15-20 ° C in the daytime and 10 ° C at night. In the dry season (July and August), air temperature can sometimes reach 0 ° C in the morning and bring frost by the locals who called the poison bun (“dew poison”) because it causes damage to agricultural crops.
Yesterday there was an increase of CO2 content in the Dieng Timbang crater, Sumberejo Village, District Batur. Average CO2 gas coming out of the Crater had exceeded safe limits.
Based on data on Volcano Observation posts (PGA) Dieng, an increase in CO2 occurred at 11:17, as much as 0.86 percent volume. While the safe limit CO2 content was only 0.5 percent of the volume.Increase in activity occurred in the Timbang crater. in addition , there are locations that emit poisonous gas, that is Kalisat in Hamlet Krajan Sumberejo and dieng Jaya project area.
Until now alert status was imposed. Increasing the concentration of gas occurs post-earthquake May 22 night with the power of 3.6 on the Richter scale (SR). Aftershocks occurred on May 25 with the power of the SR 2.8. Can not predict exactly when the alert status will be revoked