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Tarakan volcano

Updated: Dec 4, 2022 11:34 GMT -
stratovolcano 318 m / 1,043 ft
Halmahera (Indonesia), 1.83°N / 127.83°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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").

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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Tarakan volcano eruptions: none in historic times

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Friday, November 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 26, 2022 5:12 am (GMT +9) (Nov 25, 2022 20:12 GMT)
3.6

138 km
34 km (21 mi)
Molucca Sea, 56 km west of Tobelo, Indonesia

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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