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Tandikat volcano

Stratovolcano 2438 m (7,999 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, -0.43°S / 100.32°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style:

Mildly explosive eruptions.


Tandikat volcano eruptions: 1889, 1892(?), 1914, 1924
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 10 Mar
Sat, 10 Mar 19:21 UTCM 3.5 / 21 km7 km3.5 SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Tandikat and its twin volcano to the NNE, Singgalang, lie across the Bukittinggi plain from Marapi volcano.

Background:

Volcanic activity has migrated to the SSW from Singgalang and only Tandikat has had historical activity. The summit of Tandikat has a partially eroded 1.2-km-wide crater containing a large central cone capped by a 360-m-wide crater with a small crater lake. The only three reported historical eruptions, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, produced only mild explosive activity.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute


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