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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: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV TO SW AT 03/2330Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Monday Feb 04, 2019 00:30 AM | BY: VN

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 00:16 UTC, 04/02/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190204/0010Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV TO SW AT 03/2330Z.
OBS VA DTG: 04/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0249 E12526 - N0250 E12523 - N0239
E12510 - N0232 E12522 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0610Z SFC/FL080 N0248 E12526 - N0225
E12518 - N0236 E12502 - N0250 E12524
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1210Z SFC/FL080 N0248 E12526 - N0250
E12524 - N0236 E12502 - N0225 E12518
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1810Z SFC/FL080 N0249 E12526 - N0225
E12518 - N0236 E12502 - N0250 E12523
RMK: WEAK VA PLUME OBS MOV SW ON LATEST VIS SAT IMAGERY. VA
SIGNAL IS WEAK ON MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY; HOWEVER, A HOT SPOT
PERSISTS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190204/0610Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  3 Feb 2019
Sunday, Feb 03, 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 . ... [more]
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]

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