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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 news & updates

Papandayan volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update: steaming

Thursday Jun 04, 2015 11:05 AM | BY: T

PVMBG reported that during 22 April-25 May seismicity at Papandayan was dominated by shallow volcanic earthquakes but also consisted of volcanic earthquakes, low-frequency earthquakes, tremor, and local and remote tectonic earthquakes.
Visual monitoring occurred from the Pakuwon Village post; observers noted white plumes rising at most 30 m above the crater. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4); residents and tourists were reminded not to approach the craters within a 1-km radius.
Previous news
Monday, May 06, 2013
Increased seismic activity was detected at the volcano and VSI raised the alert level to 3 out of 4 ("Siaga", "warning") yesterday. ... [more]
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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