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Karangetang volcano
Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.4°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Karangetang volcano eruptions:
1675, 1712, 1825, 1864, 1883, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1899, 1900, 1905, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1940, 1941, 1947, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1961, 1961, 1962-62, 1965-67, 1967, 1970-71, 1972-76, 1976-77, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983-88, 1989, 1991-93, 1995, 1996-97, 1998, 1999-2003, 2004-2005. 2008-9, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Formation of lava domes and pyroclastic flows.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcanoes and Spices (17 days volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)

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Karangetang volcano news & updates:

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Sat, 28 Dec 2019, 17:00
Lava flows visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
PVMBG reported that during 16-22 December lava flows continue to be active on the SW and W flanks of the volcano which traveled 1.8 km downslope the Nanitu, Pangi, and Sense drainages. ...more [read all]
Sat, 9 Nov 2019, 08:28
Active lava flow and incandescent rockfalls from Karangetang's crater 1 (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
The dominantly effusive eruption of the volcano continues at fluctuating, but generally high intensity. A group on our ongoing "Volcanoes and Spices" expedition to northern Indonesia witnessed the eruption from close. ...more [read all]
Fri, 18 Oct 2019, 12:45
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 18 Oct 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ...more [read all]
Fri, 18 Oct 2019, 01:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction. ...more [read all]
Thu, 17 Oct 2019, 07:45
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction. ...more [read all]
Sun, 29 Sep 2019, 01:00
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ...more [read all]
Fri, 27 Sep 2019, 00:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 . ...more [read all]
Wed, 11 Sep 2019, 09:00
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 . ...more [read all]
Sat, 7 Sep 2019, 05:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 6 Sep 2019, 23:15
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 6 Sep 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 . ...more [read all]

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