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Satellite image of Langila volcano (image by Google Earth View)
Satellite image of Langila volcano (image by Google Earth View)
Langila volcan
stratovolcan 1330 m / 4,363 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.53°S / 148.42°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)
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Eruptions du volcan Langila:
2009-2010, 2002-08, 1973-2000, 1971-72, 1970, 1969, 1967-68, 1964-66, 1962-63, 1960-61, 1958, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1942?, 1907, 1900, 1890, 1884, 1878
Style éruptif tipique:
explosive
Derniers séismes proches
Derniers images satellite

Background

Langila volcano, whose activity record goes back to the 19th century only, is one of the most active volcanoes of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Langila's frequent activity consists typically of mild-to-moderate explosive eruptions, that are sometimes accompanied by lava flows.


The volcano consists of four small overlapping cones on the lower eastern flank of the extinct Talawe volcano,- the highest volcano in NW New Britain. The rectangular, 2.5-km-long crater of Talawe has a large gap to the SE; the younger Langila volcano formed NE of Talawe's breached crater.


Extensive lava flows have reached the sea from the N and NE flanks of the volcano. Since observations have begun, 3 summit craters have been active. The youngest and smallest of these, with a diameter of 150 m, was formed in 1960.



NASA Earth Observatory


Explosion of Langila volcano 1985


 

Langila volcano news and eruption updates (Papua New Guinea):

Langila volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL100 MOV ESE AT 11/1250Z.

Sunday Nov 11, 2018 13:30 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 11 Nov 2018
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 11 Nov 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 13:20 UTC, 11/11/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181111/1320Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/45
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL100 MOV ESE AT 11/1250Z.
OBS VA DTG: 11/1320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0532 E14823 - S0530 E14826 - S0528
E14830 - S0533 E14845 - S0540 E14840 - S0537 E14829 MOV SE
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1920Z SFC/FL100 S0551 E14907 - S0527
E14912 - S0517 E14956 - S0601 E14954
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/0120Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/0720Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY;
CURRENTLY PARTLY OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST
BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ERUPTION
APPEARS TO BE DISCRETE. VA EXPECTED TO MOV TO E AND
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6-12 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181111/1920Z

Actualités précédentes
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 29 Oct 2018
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Satellite image of Langila volcano on 29 Sep 2018
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 20 Jun 2018
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 19 Jun 2018
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 16 Jun 2018
Saturday, Jun 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]

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