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Karangetang volcano
Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.48°E
Current status: erupción (4 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Karangetang:
1675, 1712, 1825, 1864, 1883, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1899, 1900, 1905, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1940, 1941, 1947, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1961, 1961, 1962-62, 1965-67, 1967, 1970-71, 1972-76, 1976-77, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983-88, 1989, 1991-93, 1995, 1996-97, 1998, 1999-2003, 2004-2005. 2008-9, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Formation of lava domes and pyroclastic flows.
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Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang volcano (Api Siau Island, Indonesia): lava flow enters sea

miércoles feb 06, 2019 12:30 | POR: T

Active lava flow from Karangetang entering the sea (image: screenshot from embedded video by KompasTV)
Active lava flow from Karangetang entering the sea (image: screenshot from embedded video by KompasTV)
The lava flow from the volcano has now crossed the coastal road and reached the sea, where it forms an active delta, effectively enlarging the island a little bit. The lava flow is of 'a'a type with a typical blocky texture.
No significant damage has been reported from the nearby Batubulan village, which is now cut from the eastern part of the island. In case the lava flow widens and or the eruption intensifies further, authorities have been preparing to evacuate the remaining residents from the village by sea using lifeboats.

In case you are interested to try to see the unique spectacle of a lava flow meeting the sea and the effects of the eruption, we organize a special tour next week 11-16 Feb starting in Manado to observe Karangetang volcano. There are still a few spots available.
Authorities have been
Noticias Anteriores
martes, feb 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction. ... [Leer más]
Karangetang's lava flow seen on 3 Feb 2019 by satellite (image: SENTINEL 2 - ESA/Copernicus)
lunes, feb 04, 2019
The ongoing eruption of the volcano has started to cause severe problems: the active lava flow headed towards the north, following an erosion gully, has reached the area of Batubulan village. ... [Leer más]
lunes, feb 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 . ... [Leer más]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  3 Feb 2019
domingo, feb 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 . ... [Leer más]
Minor ash emission yesterday. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
sábado, dic 22, 2018
The alert level has been raised to 3 (Siaga) due to a sustained, large increase in seismicity and new minor ash emissions. [Leer más]

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