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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 Oct 15, 2013 12:06 PM | BY: T

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.
This suggests ongoing internal movements of pressurized fluids that could lead to new explosions any time. An exclusion zone of 1.5 radius around the crater is maintained.
Previous news
Monday, Oct 07, 2013
Another phreatic explosion happened 7 Oct morning at 07:02 am WIB (local time). [more]
Sunday, Oct 06, 2013
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]
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013
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]
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]

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