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Papandayan volcano (Western Java, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 June-21 June 2005 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 15 Jun 2005, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
On 16 June, DVGHM raised the Alert Level at Papandayan from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) due to increased activity at the volcano. Beginning in early June 2005 the number of volcanic earthquakes increased in comparison to the previous months and the temperatures of fumaroles increased 3-9 degrees C above normal levels. People were not permitted to visit Mas and Baru craters.

Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2005. Report on Papandayan. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15 June-21 June 2005. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Papandayan volcano
stratovolcano 2665 m / 8,743 ft.
West Java (Indonesia), -7.32°S / 107.73°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Papandayan volcano eruptions:
1772 (moderate eruption followed by a devastating debris avalanche), 1923, 1942, 2002
Typical eruption style

Explosive. At present strong fumarolic activity.


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