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stratovolcano 2249 m (7,379 ft)
West Java, Indonesia, -7.14°S / 107.84°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Guntur volcano eruptions:
1847, 1843, 1843, 1841, 1840, 1836, 1834-35, 1833, 1832, 1832, 1829, 1828, 1827, 1825, 1818, 1816, 1815, 1809, 1807, 1803, 1800, 1780, 1777, 1690
Typical eruption style:
Guntur volcano news & activity updates:
Guntur volcano (West Java, Indonesia): alert level raised
Sun, 1 Sep 2013, 10:52
10:52 AM | BY: T
The alert level was again raised to level 2 on a scale of 0-4 (Waspada, "watch") following an increase in seismic activity observed since 15 August.
An elevated number of volcano-tectonic earthquakes (related to rock-fracturing) and the appearance of tremor (indicating magma movements) suggest that new magma could be currently intruding into the volcanic system and lead to new activity which would threat numerous nearby villages and the town of Garut located only about 8 km away from the summit.
Elevated seismic activity has been detected at the volcano and VSI raised the alert level to 2 on a scale of 1-4 ("Waspada", "watch"). It is recommended not to approach the crater within 2 km. read all
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