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Tambora volcano
stratovolcano 2850 m / 9,350 ft
Sumbawa, Indonesia, -8.25°S / 118°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Tambora volcano eruptions:
1967, 1880, 1812-15 (largest known eruption in historic times, VEI 7)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Tambora volcano news & activity updates

Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Island, Indonesia): signs of reawakening

Wednesday Aug 31, 2011 16:49 PM |

Tambora volcano in Indonesia is beginning to show signs of life. Since April this year, there have been intermittent swarms of small earthquakes, which repeated themselves towards the end of August. Activity have slowly increased, steam clouds have been observed rising up to the rim of the caldera and the earthquake activity has picked up a bit, too. The alarm level have been raised to 2.

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