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Galunggung volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update: decreasing activity, alert level lowered back to normal (green)

Friday Jun 01, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Since the Alert Level was raised on 12 February, seismic activity at Galunggung had drastically decreased through 27 May.
During 27 April-27 May plants around the crater area looked green and lush, small fish were swimming in the water, and insects around the crater were active. Based on seismic data, crater lake water temperature and pH data, and visual observations, CVGHM lowered the Alert Level from 2 to 1 (on a scale of 1-4) on 28 May.
Previous news
Monday, Feb 13, 2012
The alert status of Galunggung volcano in West Java, Indonesia, was raised today (Mon 13 Feb 2012) due to an increase of its water temperature and a change in color. ... [more]
Galunggung volcano
Stratovolcano 2168 m / 7,113 ft
West Java, Indonesia, -7.25°S / 108.06°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Galunggung volcano eruptions:
1984, 1982-83 (VEI 4), 1918, 1894, 1822
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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