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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcano Special: Ibu - Dukono - Lokon (14 days volcano tour to erupting Dukono and Ibu volcanoes in Halmahera)
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Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090 OBS VA DTG: 06/2340Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Wednesday Mar 06, 2019 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  6 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 6 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 23:34 UTC, 06/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190306/2340Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/11
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090
OBS VA DTG: 06/2340Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N0249 E12522 - N0248 E12527 - N0228
E12525 - N0148 E12444 - N0210 E12414 - N0237 E12510 MOV SW
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0540Z SFC/FL090 N0249 E12523 - N0247
E12527 - N0134 E12505 - N0157 E12424
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1140Z SFC/FL090 N0249 E12523 - N0247
E12528 - N0135 E12504 - N0157 E12425
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1740Z SFC/FL090 N0249 E12523 - N0247
E12528 - N0135 E12503 - N0158 E12425
RMK: VA SIGNAL DETECTED EMITTING FROM VOLCANO ON LATEST
SATELLITE IMAGERY EXT SSW. ERUPTION APPEARS TO BE ONGOING.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 06/2310Z IMAGERY AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190307/0540Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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