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Tangkubanparahu volcano
Stratovolcano 2084 m (6,837 ft.)
West Java, Indonesia, -6.77°S / 107.6°E
Current status: restless (2 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

Tangkubanparahu volcano (West Java, Indonesia) activity update

Monday Jan 12, 2015 09:37 AM | BY: T

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).
An exclusion zone of 1.5 km radius around the crater is in place.
Previous news
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
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]
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]

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