Pulau Weh Volcano | John Seach


Sumatra, Indonesia

5.82 N, 95.28 E
summit elevation 617 m

Pulau Weh Island is located off the NW end of Sumatra in the Andaman Sea. It is the northernmost volcano in Indonesia. Underwater fumaroles are located at a depth of 9 m close to sabang. In the jungle behind Jaboi there is a volcanic cone, and boling mud near Pria Laot.

There are three solfatara fields alinged NW-SE through the summit of the island. The largest field is located 750 m SE of the sumit. Solfatara fields II and III are located on the western shore of the bay Lhok Perialakot 5 km and 11.5 km NW of the summit.

Further reading
Kurnio, Hananto, et al. "Seafloor Faulting And Its Relation To Submarine Volcanic Activities Based On Sub Bottom Profiling (Sbp) Analyses In Weh Island Waters And Its Surrounding, Nangroe Aceh Darussalam Province." Bulletin of the Marine Geology 30.1 (2016): 1-10.

Pulau Weh Volcano Eruptions

Thermal activity currently at volcano.