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Tangkubanparahu volcano
Stratovolcano 2084 m (6,837 ft.)
West Java, Indonesia, -6.77°S / 107.6°E
Current status: 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(?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Frequent phreatic explosions during the past centuries.
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Tangkuban Perahu volcano news & activity updates

Tangkuban Parahu volcano update: nature tourism park closed

Tuesday Sep 04, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

The Tangkuban Parahu nature tourism park was closed on Monday due to a rise in volcanic activity, the Jakarta Post reported.
Vendors and visitors should not go up to the crater at the moment, the head of the West Java Disaster Mitigation Agency, Sigit Udjwalaprana, was quoted.
The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Agency had recently raised the status of Mt. Tangkuban Parahu from normal-active, or level 1, to alert, or level 2, on Aug. 23.
People are advised to stay off a 1.5 km radius around the volcano.
Previous news
Saturday, Aug 25, 2012
An increase in seismic activity at Tangkubanperahu volcano near Bandung, the capital of West Java, has been detected since 13 August and promted the Indonesian Volcanological survey (PVMBG) to increase the alert level of the volcano from 1 (normal) to 2 (alert) on 23 August. ... [more]
Saturday, Nov 06, 2010
Increased seismic activity might signal a new eruption from Mt. Tangkuban Perahu volcano near Bandung, West Java's capital. On Wednesday, 3 October, 100 earthquakes were recorded, according to a local volcanologist. ... [more]
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005

Tangkuban Parahu, a volcano in west Java very near the regional capital Bandung (2 million inhabitants) might be coming back to life very soon. The Volcanological Survey of Indonesia has raised the alert level and reports strongly increased seismicity, and strong emission of sulphuric gasses since today. Access to the volcano is fobidden.

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