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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

Tangkubanparahu volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update

Tuesday Mar 19, 2013 08:36 AM | BY: T

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.
Various other measurements undertaken by volcanologists (gas analysis, temperature measurements) also showed trends towards normal behavior. (Source: activolcans.info / VSI)
Previous news
Wednesday, Mar 06, 2013
Eruptive activity has started in the form of intermittent ash explosions from the crater since 4 March. So far, the explosions were small and phreatic in origin (no fresh magma involved, caused by overheated groundwater), according to Surono, head of the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) in Bandung. ... [more]
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013
VSI raised the alert level yesterday from "normal" to "alert" (2 on a scale of 1-4, "Waspada). ... [more]
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. ... [more]
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]

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