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Stratovolcano 1635 m / 5,364 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.38°N / 127.52°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Gamkonora volcano eruptions:
1564, 1673 (possibly very large Plinian eruption), 1885, 1911, 1917, 1926, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1981, 1987, 2007, 2013
Typical eruption style:
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Satellite image of Gamkonora volcano (by Google Earth View)
Gamkonora volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia): eruption warning because of increased seismic activity and steaming
Sun, 17 Jun 2012, 08:30
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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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. read all
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