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Saturday, Apr 06, 2013
VSI raised the alert level to 2 (Waspada) on a scale of 1-4, but does not specify the reason (likely increased seismic activity). No further details are known for the time being. [more]
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012
Since January, no plumes, changes or seismic activity were observed around the Tambora caldera. On 9 April the Alert Level was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 1-4). [more]
 

Volcanoes of Sumbawa Island

Tambora
Tambora
(stratovolcano)
The large caldera of Tambora volcano seen from the airOn 10 April 1815, Tambora produced the largest eruption known on the planet during the past 10,000 years. The volcano erupted more than 50 cubic kilometers of magma. Caldera collapse at the end of the eruption destroyed 30 km3 of the mountain and formed a 6 km wide and 1250 m dee... [more]
 

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