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Stratovolcano 2891 m (9,485 ft)
Western Sumatra, Indonesia, -0.39°S / 100.46°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
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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, 1770Typical eruption style:
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Marapi volcano activity updates & eruption news
Marapi volcano (Western Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update: frequent small ash emissions
Tuesday Dec 11, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T
Mount Marapi volcano in West Sumatra had new ash emissions today, a local newspaper reported. "Smoke" (=volcanic ash) was seen being emitted from the summit crater between 8-9 am local time this morning and produced a plume rising about 300 m.
The newspaper notes that since Marapi had become active again on 3 Aug 2011, ash emissions have been occurring almost daily. The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) maintains level II alert status (out of 4) for the volcano.
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Monday, Nov 19, 2012
According to a local news article, a small steam (and possibly ash) puff was observed from the crater at 08:10 WIB local time this morning.
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012
Marapi volcano had a modest eruption this evening (26 Sep) between 16:30-18:15 h local time. (Note Mapari is in Sumatra and different from frequently active M-E-rapi volcano near Yogyakarta in Central Java). ...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
A small ash eruption was reported from Marapi volcano in West Sumatra near the cities of Bukittinggi, Padang Panjang and Batusangkar at 07:15 local time on 18 May. The eruption lasted about 10 minutes, and produced an ash plume that rose 600 m.
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2012
Mount Marapi in West Sumatra continues to produce ash explosions during the past week. According to local news, a few weak explosions on Wednesday were followed by an eruption on Sunday morning produced an ash column about 1 km high, which traveled about 10 km southwards. The volcano is currently closed for climbers and a 3 km exclusion zone is in place. ...
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