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Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
No recent news about activity at Karthala have become available and there is no hot spot visible on satellite imagery. Therefore, we set the current status back to "Green" (quiet).
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Observers in the villages of Mde and Mkazi, on the W flank of Karthala, reported increased incandescence from the summit during the night of 9-10 May.
|Karthala is a large shield volcano with a summit caldera on La Grande Island of the Comores in the western Indian Ocean. It erupts every few years and often produces voluminous lava flows and sometimes has a lava lake in the crater of the caldera. [more]|
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