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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.

Karangetang volcano tours:
Volcanoes and Spices (17-day volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)

Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Indonesia): ash plume observed to 14,000 ft

Tue, 9 Apr 2013, 19:28
19:28 PM | BY: T
An eruption has occurred this morning. VAAC Darwin signaled a volcanic ash cloud reaching 14,000 ft (4.3 km) altitude and extending 25 nautical miles to the WNW. VSI maintains the volcano on yellow alert (since 2011). According to a news article, pahoehoe lava flows traveled 150 m and rock avalanches traveled 2 km down the flanks on that same day.

Previous news

Sun, 27 Jan 2013, 16:53
A thermal hot spot is visible at the summit and suggests that some activity continues. ... read all
Wed, 2 Jan 2013, 09:44
MODIS hot spot at the summit of Karangetang
Thermal anomalies are becoming more frequent at Karangetang since mid December after being absent during the month before. No ash emissions have been observed, but it is likely that the volcano has started to produce some minor activity at the summit dome. ... read all
Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 10:02
An ash plume was detected at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude yesterday, suggesting that some explosive activity has occurred at the volcano. ... read all
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 10:05
Thermal anomaly during the past 2 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
A thermal anomaly at the summit is visible on MODIS satellite images and a steam plume can be seen rising from the volcano. ... read all
Tue, 11 Sep 2012, 21:49
A new eruption started at Mount Karangetang volcano (Siau volcano, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia) on 9 Sep. According to newspaper articles, at least 2 lava flows (and possibly pyroclastic flows) has come to within close distance of settlements, where residents have fled. read all
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