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Patah volcano

Updated: Jul 5, 2022 17:37 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano
Sumatra (Indonesia), -4.27°S / 103.3°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Patah is a heavily forested, dissected Quaternary volcano SE of Dempo volcano.

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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Patah volcano eruptions: unknown
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 28, 2022 11:09 pm (GMT +7) (Jun 28, 2022 16:09 GMT)
3.0

39 km
62 km (39 mi)
Indian Ocean, 76 km southwest of Pagar Alam, Indonesia

Background

The age of its latest eruptions is not known, although on May 1, 1989, a possible new crater with active fumaroles was observed by a cargo aircraft pilot in a heavily forested area about 6 km SE of the summit of Gunung Patah, near Bukit Baturigis (about 4 deg 18 min S, 103 deg 19 min E). The exact location of the 150-m-wide crater, date of its formation, and its geologic relationship to nearby Patah volcano are uncertain. Another vent containing a crater lake is located 1 km to the south.

Source: Smithsonian GVP


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