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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: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV W AT 05/0140Z.

Friday Oct 05, 2018 02:00 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0510 at 01:58 UTC, 05/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181005/0200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: GAMALAMA 268060
PSN: N0048 E12720
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1715M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV W AT 05/0140Z.
OBS VA DTG: 05/0200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0049 E12721 - N0055 E12704 - N0058
E12648 - N0048 E12647 - N0045 E12703 - N0047 E12721
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0800Z SFC/FL070 N0049 E12721 - N0047
E12721 - N0045 E12645 - N0102 E12649 - N0101 E12710
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1400Z SFC/FL070 N0049 E12721 - N0101
E12710 - N0102 E12649 - N0045 E12645 - N0047 E12721
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/2000Z SFC/FL070 N0049 E12721 - N0047
E12721 - N0045 E12645 - N0100 E12648
RMK: VA OBS MOV TO W ON LATEST VIS SAT IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, 04/0331Z VONA,
04/1200Z MENADO SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181005/0800Z

Previous news
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]
Satellite image of Gamalama volcano on  4 Oct 2018
Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]
 

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