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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)
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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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Papandayan volcano (West Java, Indonesia): increased seismic activity triggers eruption alarm

Monday May 06, 2013 07:20 AM | BY: T

Increased seismic activity was detected at the volcano and VSI raised the alert level to 3 out of 4 ("Siaga", "warning") yesterday.
Sudden phreatic explosions could occur with little warning at the volcano and present a significant hazard to visitors to the crater, which is a popular tourist site due to its varied, intense hydrothermal activity and colorful active fumaroles.
Previous news
Wednesday, Feb 01, 2012
CVGHM lowered the Alert Level for Papandayan from 3 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) on 31 January. [more]
Friday, Jun 17, 2005

The Volcanological Surevy of Indonesia reports increased gas temperatures and tremor at Papandayan volcano and reaised the alert level from 1 to 2. Visitors are no longer allowed to go to Kawah Mas and Kawah Baru.

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