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Satellite image of Gamalama volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Gamalama volcano by (c) Google Earth View
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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive.
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Gamalana volcano (Indonesia): eruption news & activity updates

Gamalama volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA REPORT FOR VA TO FL070 MOV NW OBS VA DTG: 04/0345Z

Thursday Oct 04, 2018 04:00 AM |

Satellite image of Gamalama volcano on  4 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Gamalama volcano on 4 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0510 at 03:46 UTC, 04/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181004/0345Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: GAMALAMA 268060
PSN: N0048 E12720
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1715M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA REPORT FOR VA TO FL070 MOV NW
OBS VA DTG: 04/0345Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 100/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0945Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1545Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/2145Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA 04/0331Z FOR ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV NW. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Friday, Aug 05, 2016
Small ash emissions from the volcano have continued yesterday and in the night. Due to the hazard of new ash falls, the airport remains closed today and is scheduled to reopen tomorrow morning at 11:00 am local time. ... [more]
Explosion at Gamalama volcano (image: ITN News)
Wednesday, Aug 03, 2016
A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning. An explosion created an ash plume that rose approx. 600 m above the crater. The Babullah airport of Ternate island was closed due to the ash plume and is scheduled to reopen tomorrow morning at 10:00 am. ... [more]
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015
PVMBG reported that during 1 August-4 November seismicity at Gamalama fluctuated, and was dominated by hybrid earthquakes and signals indicating emissions. 3 periods of increased seismicity were recorded during 3-5 and 11-19 August, and 8-22 October, though seismicity declined overall. ... [more]
Ash plume from this morning's eruption at Gamalama volcano (image: Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Tuesday, Sep 08, 2015
A new eruption occurred at the volcano this morning at 07:53 local time. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 1.5 km above the summit and drifted NE and dispersed quickly. The Ternate airport was temporarily closed. ... [more]
Saturday, Aug 08, 2015
On 4 August, BNPB reported that Gamalama continued to erupt, although with low intensity. Tremor was continuous. ... [more]

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