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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 (West Java, Indonesia) activity update: Alert level raised, phreatic explosions

Fri, 2 Aug 2019, 20:20
20:20 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Explosion in progress this morning. Credit: PVMBG
Explosion in progress this morning. Credit: PVMBG
Fresh blanket of ash in the crater after last week's explosion. Credit: BNPB
Fresh blanket of ash in the crater after last week's explosion. Credit: BNPB
Seismicity is highly elevated above background levels. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia
Seismicity is highly elevated above background levels. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia
Following increasing seismicity, gas emissions and deformation, and an isolated phreatic eruption last week, activity has again increased after a slight drop-off, with a number of further explosions over the last day. The alert level was raised to 2 (Waspdada) on a scale of 1-4; an exclusion zone of 1500m is in place.
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

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