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Stratovolcano 1635 m / 5,364 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.38°N / 127.52°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)| ReportsGamkonora volcano booksGamkonora volcano eruptions:
1564, 1673 (possibly very large Plinian eruption), 1885, 1911, 1917, 1926, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1981, 1987, 2007, 2013Typical eruption style:
Explosive.Last earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Satellite image of Gamkonora volcano (by Google Earth View)
Gamkonora volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia): eruption warning because of increased seismic activity and steaming
Sunday Jun 17, 2012 08:30 AM | BY: T
The alert level of Gamkonora volcano on the island of Halmahera, Indonesia, was raised to 3 (eruption warning) on 13 June, following an increase in seismic activity and steaming.
The Indonesian Volcanological Survey recommends a safety zone of 3 km radius around the volcano.
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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2007
After last week's intense ash eruptions generating plumes 2-3 km high, Gamkonora volcano has quieted down over the past days. Since July 13, seismicity has decreased sharply and no new larger ash eruptions have occurred since then.The Indonesian Volcanological Survey has lowered the alert level and many villagers who had been evacuated from the slopes of the volcano have returned home.
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