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Stratovolcano 2084 m (6,837 ft.)
West Java, Indonesia, -6.77°S / 107.6°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
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Tangkubanparahu volcano eruptions:
1826, 1829, 1842, 1846, 1896, 1910, 1926, 1929, 1952, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1983, 1985(?), 2013 (21 Feb-6 Mar, 5 Oct), 2019
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Frequent phreatic explosions during the past centuries.
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Tangkuban Perahu volcano news & activity updates
Sat, 7 Sep 2019, 13:00
Satellite image of Tangkubanparahu volcano on 7 Sep 2019
Fri, 2 Aug 2019, 20:20
Explosion in progress this morning. Credit: PVMBG
Following increasing seismicity, gas emissions and deformation, and an isolated phreatic eruption last week, activity has again increased after a slight drop-off, with a number of further explosions over the last day. The alert level was raised to 2 (Waspdada) on a scale of 1-4; an exclusion zone of 1500m is in place.
Fresh blanket of ash in the crater after last week's explosion. Credit: BNPB
Seismicity is highly elevated above background levels. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia
Thu, 1 Aug 2019, 22:45
Satellite image of Tangkubanparahu volcano on 1 Aug 2019
Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 22:15
Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 10:15
Satellite image of Tangkubanparahu volcano on 26 Jul 2019
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:37
The volcano was placed on higher alert level (2 on a scale 1-4) on 31 Dec, as signs of volcanic unrest have recently been increasing (deformation, seismic activity). ...more
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 12:06
No more eruptions have occurred since the series of 11 phreatic explosions between Saturday and Tuesday last week (5-8 Oct), but VSI continues to detect volcanic tremor. ...more
Mon, 7 Oct 2013, 21:35
Another phreatic explosion happened 7 Oct morning at 07:02 am WIB (local time).
Sun, 6 Oct 2013, 20:55
Phreatic eruptions occurred from the crater on Saturday and Sunday morning (at 06.21 and 03:37 WIB, respectively). The eruptions lasted about 10 minutes and produced small ash plumes. Volcanologists measured strong tremor accompanying the eruptions. ...more
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 08:36
The alert level was back to normal (1 out of 4) yesterday. VSI reports that the recent monitoring have shown a significant decrease in seismicity since 9 March and no significant variations in ground deformation. ...more
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