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Stratovolcano 2084 m (6,837 ft.)
West Java, Indonesia, -6.77°S / 107.6°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsTangkubanparahu volcano booksTangkubanparahu 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.Last earthquakes nearby
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Tangkuban Perahu volcano news & activity updates
Tangkubanparahu volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update
Saturday Feb 23, 2013 09:08 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER
VSI raised the alert level yesterday from "normal" to "alert" (2 on a scale of 1-4, "Waspada).
The decision was based on an increase in tremor and the discovery of fine ash deposits on tourist facilities located at the edge of Kawah Ratu. It is recommended to prohibit access to Kawah Ratu, the historically active crater, and a major local tourist attraction.
Sunday, Sep 23, 2012
The unrest that had started in mid August at Tangkubanparahu ceased and PVMBG placed the volcano back from Waspada (watch, yellow) to normal alert level (green). ... [more]
Tuesday, Sep 04, 2012
The Tangkuban Parahu nature tourism park was closed on Monday due to a rise in volcanic activity, the Jakarta Post reported. ...
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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