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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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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Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL100 EXT ENE OBS VA DTG: 04/0910Z

Wed, 4 Jul 2018, 09:15
09:15 AM |
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  4 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 4 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 08:59 UTC, 04/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180704/0910Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/2
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL100 EXT ENE
OBS VA DTG: 04/0910Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N0246 E12522 - N0249 E12522 - N0252
E12530 - N0247 E12534 - N0243 E12529 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1510Z SFC/FL100 N0246 E12522 - N0249
E12522 - N0252 E12531 - N0247 E12539 - N0243 E12536 - N0243
E12529
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/2110Z SFC/FL100 N0246 E12522 - N0249
E12522 - N0252 E12530 - N0246 E12539 - N0241 E12534
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/0310Z SFC/FL100 N0246 E12522 - N0249
E12522 - N0249 E12523 - N0252 E12530 - N0246 E12539 - N0240
E12534
RMK: WEAK VA OBS ON SAT IMG. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON IR
TEMP OF 9 DEGREES, CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180704/1510Z

Previous news
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 12:05
MODIS thermal signal from Karangetang (MIROVA)
PVMBG reported that during 27 Janaury-3 February the lava dome was incandescent at night. Variable amounts of white and blue emissions rose as high as 100 m above Main Crater. ... read all
Wed, 13 Jan 2016, 16:48
Seismic activity at Karangetang since Jan 2015 (VSI)
Ash from the volcano has been observed on satellite imagery during 11-12 Jan, Darwin VAAC reported. Likely, this came from a larger rockfall triggering a small pyroclastic flow, but this needs to be confirmed. The latest VSI report from this morning only mentions continuing glow from the active summit lava dome and small to moderate rockfalls. read all
Sun, 15 Nov 2015, 08:55
Heat signal from Karangetang volcano (MIROVA)
Activity at the volcano has decreased a bit, judging from the overall thermal signal, but continues with slow lava extrusion and small explosions at the summit crater, generating incandescent avalanches. read all
Wed, 11 Nov 2015, 17:16
MODIS thermal signal from Karangetang (MIROVA)
Activity at the volcano has decreased a bit, but the volcano continues to effuse viscous lava at its summit, feeding a lava flow and generating incandescent avalanches. ... read all
 

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