|VEI 2 eruption (USGS)|
Lava flow at 8:37 PM Indonesia Western Time on February 22.
|Date||February 21-23, 2027|
|Location||Padang Panjang, West Sumatra|
|Damages||~$15 million USD|
In the late evening of February 21, 2027, Mount Marapi, a compound volcano located near the city of Padang Panjang erupted, causing considerable damage to the town and causing five fatalities and approximately $15 million USD in damages. The eruption was relatively minor, producing mainly slow-moving lava flows with few blocks or bombs and relatively light ash fall; most of the damage resulted from landslides and, to a lesser extent, two small lava flows.