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Marapi volcano
Stratovolcano 2891 m (9,485 ft)
Western Sumatra, Indonesia, -0.39°S / 100.46°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Marapi volcano eruptions:
2011-ongoing, 2004 (Aug), 2001, 2000, 1999, 1987-94, 1984, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1980, 1975-79, 1973, 1970-71, 1968(?), 1967, 1966, 1958, 1958, 1954-57, 1950-52, 1949, 1949, 1943, 1932, 1930, 1929, 1927, 1925, 1919, 1918, 1918, 1917, 1916, 1915, 1913, 1911, 1910, 1907-08, 1905, 1904, 1889, 1888, 1886, 1885, 1883, 1878(?), 1883, 1876-77, 1876, 1871, 1871, 1863, 1861, 1855-56, 1854, 1845, 1833-34, 1822, 1807, 1770
Typical eruption style:
Small to moderate sized explosions
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Marapi volcano activity updates & eruption news

Mon, 5 Jun 2017, 09:07
Small eruptions from Marapi in western Sumatra (image: PVMBG via detiknews)
Two eruptions occurred from the volcano yesterday (4 June 17) at around 11:00 local time, producing small ash plumes that rose a few hundred meters. ...more [read all]
Sun, 4 Jun 2017, 05:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 4 Jun 2015, 11:05
PVMBG reported that during February-25 May diffuse white plumes rose as high as 300 m above Marapi, although inclement weather often prevented observations. Seismicity fluctuated. ...more
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 17:40
The volcano erupted again yesterday afternoon at 16:15 local time, the volcano observatory post reported. It appears it was one of the largest explosions during the volcano's current phase of activity. ...more [read all]
Wed, 26 Feb 2014, 16:41
Another ash eruption occurred at the volcano this afternoon at 16:15 local time. According to local news quoting the local VSI volcano observatory spokesman, the eruption today was the largest in a series since the alert status had been raised on 3 August last year. Ash fell in a radius of 3 km where some villages are located. ...more [read all]
Sun, 19 Jan 2014, 08:52
Ash emission from Marapi volcano on Sumatra (ANTARA/Muhammad Arif Pribadi/rj)
New ash emissions occurred from the volcano's summit crater this morning at 10am local time, Antara News reported. The eruption , back into eruption. Similar small eruptions have been observed during the past years and the current status of the volcano remains at level 2 (out of 4). ...more
Thu, 9 Jan 2014, 07:29
The volcano (not to be confused with MErapi in Central Java) erupted again yesterday (Thu) morning, producing a series of small (probably phreatic?) ash explosions, with ash plumes that rose to a few 100 m above the crater. ...more [read all]
Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 10:49
Another small ash eruption occurred yesterday morning 10:10 am local time, the Jakarta Post wrote. According to the article, the explosion produced a small ash plume rising 350 m. VSI maintains the volcano on unchanged alert level 2 (out of 4, "Waspada", "alert").
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 11:34
A small eruption occurred this morning (9 am local time), producing an ash plume that rose about 350 m according to local news. ...more
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 14:13
The volcano continues to produce small explosions every now and then. Local press reported two small eruptions this morning. ...more [read all]

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