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Satellite image of Gamalama volcano by (c) Google Earth View
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Gamalama volcano
Stratovolcano 1715 m / 5,627 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 0.8°N / 127.33°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Gamalama volcano eruptions:
1510, 1538, 1561, 1605, 1635, 1643, 1648, 1653, 1659, 1676, 1686, 1687, 1737, 1739, 1763, 1770, 1771-72, 1773-74, 1775, 1811, 1812, 1814, 1830(?), 1831, 1833, 1835, 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841(?), 1842, 1843, 1844(?), 1845(?), 1846, 1847, 1847, 1849-50, 1858(?), 1860(?), 1862, 1863(?), 1864, 1864(?), 1868, 1868-69, 1871, 1884(?), 1895, 1896(?), 1897, 1898, 1900(?), 1907, 1911, 1918, 1923, 1932, 1933, 1938, 1962-63, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1990, 1991(?), May 1993-94, 1996, 2003 (31 July - 2 Oct), 2007-08, 2012, 2014
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Explosive.
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Gamalana volcano (Indonesia): eruption news & activity updates

Gamalama volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia): white plume yesterday

Wednesday May 06, 2020 06:59 AM | BY: MARTIN

A white plume from Gamalama volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
A white plume from Gamalama volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
According to PVMBG, surveillance cameras observed a white plume that rose 65-246 ft (20-75 m) above the summit crater and drifted south.
The seismic station records 10 earthquakes.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and lava flows could affect an area of about 1.5 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 6 May 2020
Previous news
Thursday, Oct 11, 2018
No ash emissions have been observed in the last week, MAGMA Indonesia has lowered the Aviation Color Code to Yellow [more]
Gamalama volcano this morning (image: MAGMA Indonesia / twitter)
Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
A new and minor eruption has occurred at the volcano today with small ash emissions to 2.1km (7,000ft). According to the volcano observatory, this was a phreatic (steam-blast) eruption which involves no fresh magma. [more]

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