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Tarakan volcano

stratovolcano 318 m / 1,043 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.83°N / 127.83°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Tarakan volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 31 Aug
Fri, 31 Aug 18:29 UTCM 4.4 / 119.7 km32 km- 59km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Tarakan is a twin volcano 16 km NE of more active Dukono. There is no known historic activity from the two large cinder cones Tarakan Lamo and Tarakan Itji ("big and small Tarakan").

Background:

The 2 Tarakan cinder cones are located near the shore of Galela Bay NE of Dukono volcano. Tarakan Lamo and Tarakan Itji have beautiful summit craters 800 and 500 m in diameter and 160 and 125 m deep, respectively.


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