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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO WSW OBS VA DTG: 05/2000Z

Friday Oct 05, 2018 20:00 PM |

Satellite image of Gamalama volcano on  5 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Gamalama volcano on 5 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0510 at 19:54 UTC, 05/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181005/1954Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: GAMALAMA 268060
PSN: N0048 E12720
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1715M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/9
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO WSW
OBS VA DTG: 05/2000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0047 E12722 - N0050 E12721 - N0058
E12629 - N0026 E12633 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0200Z SFC/FL070 N0049 E12722 - N0046
E12721 - N0021 E12629 - N0057 E12623
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0800Z SFC/FL070 N0050 E12721 - N0056
E12624 - N0020 E12629 - N0046 E12721
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1400Z NO VA EXP
RMK: HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY,
05/0000Z MENADO SOUNDING, AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181006/0200Z

Previous news
Friday, Oct 05, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [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]
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]

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