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Stratovolcano 2145 m (7,037 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 0.68°N / 99.54°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Sorikmarapi volcano eruptions:
1829(?), 1866(?), 1879, 1888(?), 1892, 1893, 1917, 1970, 1986, 1996(?)
Typical eruption style:
Phreatic explosions. Strong hydrothermal activity. Strong fumaroles, crater lake.
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| Landsat 8
Sorik Mapari volcano news & updates:
Sorikmarapi volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update: alert level back to normal
Sat, 31 Dec 2011, 11:05
11:05 AM | BY: T
Increased seismicity from Sorik Marapi was detected during 1-12 December and white plumes rose 40-50 m above the summit. CVGHM raised the Alert Level on 12 December from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4) and back to 1 (normal) on 30 December 2011.
A seismic swarm was detected at Sorik Marapi volcano in Sumatra and the alert level was raised to 2 (out of 4). 43 volcanic earthquakes were recorded on 12 December. read all
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