Karangetang volcano news & updates:
Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Indonesia): strombolian activity, incandescent lava avalanches
Mon, 31 Aug 2015, 09:3009:30 AM | BY: T
The eruption continues at the volcano: it is characterized by Strombolian activity at the summit crater and lava extrusion that forms frequent incandescent avalanches.
Karangetang in eruption last week (photo: Kamil Syahbana / twitter)
Devy Kamil Syahbana posted images of this activity during the last week.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015, 13:15
Thermal signals from the volcano have been increasing over the past days, suggesting that the lava output at the summit crater has increased. This could again again to dangerous pyroclastic flows if the lava dome or lava flows become unstable on the steep upper flanks of the volcano. Such flows can easily reach inhabited areas. read all
Thu, 11 Jun 2015, 08:38
Activity continues at the volcano with the effusion of a lava flow from the summit vent of the volcano and associated glowing avalanches. read all
Mon, 11 May 2015, 09:03
An increase in activity occurred during the past days, resulting in dangerous pyroclastic flows that swept 3 km down the steep southern slope of the volcano. ... read all
Sun, 3 May 2015, 22:07
A new eruption that started already on 23 April has been producing lava flows from the summit vent. During the past days, this activity has increased. ... read all
Thu, 5 Feb 2015, 10:37
Since 10 Jan 2015, the volcano has been active again. A lava dome is growing at the summit, producing incandescent avalanches. read all