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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: erupting (4 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: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT S OBS VA DTG: 03/0550Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sunday Feb 03, 2019 05:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  3 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 3 Feb 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 05:42 UTC, 03/02/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190203/0550Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, GOUND REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT S
OBS VA DTG: 03/0550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0249 E12526 - N0227 E12525 - N0226
E12516 - N0230 E12507 - N0249 E12521 - N0249 E12522 MOV S
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1150Z SFC/FL080 N0249 E12522 - N0249
E12526 - N0227 E12525 - N0226 E12514 - N0230 E12507
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1750Z SFC/FL080 N0249 E12526 - N0227
E12524 - N0225 E12514 - N0230 E12506 - N0249 E12521
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/2350Z SFC/FL080 N0249 E12522 - N0249
E12526 - N0227 E12519 - N0227 E12507 - N0236 E12500
RMK: VA OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT BASED ON
IR TEMP OF 12 DEG. MOVEMENT BASED ON CONSENSUS MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190203/1150Z

Previous news
Minor ash emission yesterday. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018
The alert level has been raised to 3 (Siaga) due to a sustained, large increase in seismicity and new minor ash emissions. [more]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 25 Nov 2018
Sunday, Nov 25, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  4 Jul 2018
Wednesday, Jul 04, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  2 Feb 2018
Friday, Feb 02, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
MODIS thermal signal from Karangetang (MIROVA)
Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016
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. ... [more]

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