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Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL100 OBS VA DTG: 29/2050Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 29 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 29 Jan 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 20:50 UTC, 29/01/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210129/2050Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/2
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL100
OBS VA DTG: 29/2050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N0250 E12526 - N0246 E12528 - N0227
E12502 - N0236 E12454 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0250Z SFC/FL100 N0249 E12525 - N0246
E12528 - N0222 E12459 - N0237 E12449
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/0850Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1450Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY WITH VA
MOVING SW. TEMP OF 8.7 INDICATES A PLUME TOP ESTIMATE OF
FL100. ASH IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 12 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210130/0250Z=

Previous news

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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