, Mount Batur Eruption – Batur Volcano nested in north east Bali, called Kintamani region. The active volcano Batur rises 679 meter-tall stratovolcano rising above the surface of Lake Batur.  Batur area is one of the most impressive calderas in the world with length 13.8 km and 10 km width. In the east slopes of batur volcano nested the biggest lake in Bali called Lake Batur. The volcano consists of a main cone with four summits and one main crater. The volcano also flanked by a small parasitic cone in the west slope, called Bukit Butus.

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Mount Batur eruption on 2000 (

In September 2012 the area of Batur volcano was declared by UNESCO as Batur Global Geopark for its cultural significance and natural scenery. The center Batur volcanic located around 300 km north of the Java trench and around 150 km above the north-dipping Belief, the crust of beneath Bali is about 20 to 25 km thick.

Two huge eruptions forming caldera catastrophic occurred at old Batur volcano. The first caldera was formed 29,300 years ago and second caldera was formed eruption occurred 20,150 year ago and was accompanied by eruption of andesitic to ignimbrite and made the caldera deeper and arise the lake from the accumulation of rainwater.

The historical activity of Batur volcano includes 25 mild to moderate Stromboli an eruptions with lava flows was in 1974, 1968, 1963, 1926, 1921, 1905, 1904, 1888, 1849 and 1804.

2009 Unrest activity.

Climbing Batur volcano closed for a moment due to fears of an eruption, 01-11th November 2019 was 83 shallow volcanic earthquake and 53 deep volcanic earthquakes.  As people know, Mount Batur is a famous mountain for caprure sunrise and offers spectacular views of the most impressive calderas in the world. The last eruption of Batur volcano 17 years ago was in 2000 when ash emissions reach a height of 400 m above the crater summit. The alert status at Batur volcano was increased on 8th November 2009 from I (Normal) to II (Waspada).

1999-2000 Eruptions

The eruptions at Batur volcano began in 12th of March 1999, was 6 small explosions occurred on 17th May 1999. The next an explosion on 25th May 1999 produced ask and lava which fell around the crater. The next explosion accorded on 22-23 March 2000 ejected material ash and rock reached 200 m above the crater, the ash emissions continued until April 2000 and sleep till today.

The other eruption of Batur volcano is 1998. In July 1998, ash emissions were observed rising 300 m above the crater.  The 1994 Eruption occurred on 7th August 1994 with ash falling around the caldera rim, Songan village and incandescent ash ejected to a height of 300 m above the summit.

The other Batur Volcano Eruptions was id 1804, 1821, 1849, 1854, 1888, 1897, 1904, 1904, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1963-1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970,1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1994, 198, 1999-2000. That all about mount Batur eruption, I hope this article can help someone who looking information about mount Batur eruption.