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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: MINOR VA EMISSION LAST OBS EXT WSW AT 26/1010Z. to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 22:15
22:15 PM | BY: VN
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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 21:58 UTC, 26/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190726/2205Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: TANGKUBANPARAHU 263090
PSN: S0646 E10736
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2084M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR VA EMISSION LAST OBS EXT WSW AT
26/1010Z.
OBS VA DTG: 26/2205Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0646 E10738 - S0704 E10715 - S0649
E10709 - S0644 E10737 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0405Z SFC/FL090 S0646 E10738 - S0704
E10715 - S0649 E10709 - S0644 E10737
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1005Z SFC/FL090 S0646 E10738 - S0644
E10737 - S0649 E10709 - S0703 E10715
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1605Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
PRESENCE OF MET CLOUD. VA IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN
18HRS.VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, 26/0935Z
VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190727/0405Z

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

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