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Karangetang volcano
Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.48°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: PIREP FOR ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV SE AT 27/0900Z.

Wednesday Feb 27, 2019 09:30 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 09:17 UTC, 27/02/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190227/0917Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/10
INFO SOURCE: PIREP, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: PIREP FOR ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV SE AT
27/0900Z.
OBS VA DTG: 27/0917Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL060 300/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/1517Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/2117Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/0317Z NOT AVBL
RMK: PIREP FOR MINOR ERUPTION AT MOUNTAIN TOP HEIGHT EXT SE
AT 27/0900Z. HEIGHT TO FL060 BASED ON MODEL WINDS, MENADO
27/0000Z SOUNDING AND REPORT OF VA MOV TO SE. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. WINDS BASED
ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Friday, Feb 22, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Glow form the active lava flow from Karangetang's northern crater (l) (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Friday, Feb 15, 2019
Although no longer reaching the sea, the lava flow is still weakly active, our expedition leader Andi reported from location. ... [more]
The still active lava flow front from Karangetang volcano as seen yesterday
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Our correspondent Andi reported that the recent lava flow, which had crossed the coastal road near Batubulan village and created a new sea delta, has now stopped. ... [more]
Active lava flow from Karangetang entering the sea (image: screenshot from embedded video by KompasTV)
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2019
The lava flow from the volcano has now crossed the coastal road and reached the sea, where it forms an active delta, effectively enlarging the island a little bit. The lava flow is of 'a'a type with a typical blocky texture. ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 05, 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction. ... [more]

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