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Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PILOT REPORT OF ERUPTION TO 8000FT OBS VA DTG: 29/0209Z

Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 02:10 UTC, 29/01/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210129/0209Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/1
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: PILOT REPORT OF ERUPTION TO 8000FT
OBS VA DTG: 29/0209Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL040 040/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0809Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1409Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/2009Z NOT AVBL
RMK: PILOT REPORT OF ERUPTION TO 8000 FT ABOVE SEA LEVEL AT
29/0036Z WITH ASH MOVING SW. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT
IMAGE DUE TO MET CLOUD. AN UPDATED ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED
IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED ON
REPORT AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 06:00

Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 January-2 February 2021 (New Activity / Unrest)

The Darwin VAAC reported that on 29 January a pilot observed an eruption plume rising from Karangetang to 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW. The next day an ash plume identified in satellite images rose to 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW. ... Read all
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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: restless (2 out of 5) 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.

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