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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL090 LAST OBS EXT SW AT 07/0800Z. to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Thursday Mar 07, 2019 11:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  7 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 7 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 11:34 UTC, 07/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190307/1140Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/13
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL090 LAST OBS EXT SW AT 07/0800Z.
EST VA DTG: 07/1140Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N0249 E12523 - N0247 E12527 - N0132
E12502 - N0200 E12417 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1740Z SFC/FL090 N0249 E12523 - N0247
E12527 - N0132 E12502 - N0200 E12418
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/2340Z SFC/FL090 N0249 E12523 - N0151
E12430 - N0130 E12524 - N0247 E12527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/0540Z SFC/FL090 N0250 E12523 - N0248
E12527 - N0129 E12524 - N0151 E12430
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IAMGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD
OBSCURATION AND DARKNESS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MENADO 07/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190307/1740Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  6 Mar 2019
Wednesday, Mar 06, 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 . ... [more]
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]

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