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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) 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.

Tangkuban Perahu volcano news & activity updates

Tangkubanparahu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090 OBS VA DTG: 26/1005Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 10:15
10:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Tangkubanparahu volcano on 26 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Tangkubanparahu volcano on 26 Jul 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 10:04 UTC, 26/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190726/1005Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: TANGKUBANPARAHU 263090
PSN: S0646 E10736
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2084M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090
OBS VA DTG: 26/1005Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0647 E10737 - S0652 E10714 - S0647
E10713 - S0645 E10737 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/1605Z SFC/FL090 S0647 E10737 - S0654
E10710 - S0647 E10709 - S0644 E10737
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/2205Z SFC/FL090 S0647 E10737 - S0654
E10711 - S0647 E10709 - S0644 E10737
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0405Z SFC/FL090 S0647 E10738 - S0654
E10711 - S0647 E10709 - S0644 E10737
RMK: ERUPTION TO FL090 AT 26/0850Z MOV W. INITIAL ERUPTION
VISIBLE ON 26/0850Z SAT IMAGERY, WITH WEAK VA EMISSION
ONGOING TO THE WEST. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
26/0940Z IMAGERY, 26/0935Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190726/1605Z

Previous news
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:37
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). read all
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 12:06
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. read all
Mon, 7 Oct 2013, 21:35
Another phreatic explosion happened 7 Oct morning at 07:02 am WIB (local time). ... read all
Sun, 6 Oct 2013, 20:55
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. read all
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 08:36
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. read all

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