Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang volcano (Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): eruption increasing

Fri, 18 Mar 2011, 15:46
15:46 PM |
The activity of Karangetang volcano is increasing. The Indonesian Volcanological Survey has raised the highest level of alert (4), after pyroclastic flows (block and ash flow type) from the new growing lava dome on the summit into the Kali Kali Nanitu und Pangi valleys have have reached nearly 4 km distance from the crater on 18 March. 3 villages have been ordered to evacuate.

Previous news

Sat, 12 Mar 2011, 11:54
A new eruption started at Karangetang volcano yesterday 11 March (the day the massive Japan earthquake markes history). Karangetang is located on the remote Island of Api Siau north of Northern Sulawesi in Indonesia. Most likely, the new activity consists of strombolian activity, and perhaps intermittent phases of lava fountaining. Read all
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