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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT TO SE. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Saturday Apr 06, 2019 09:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  6 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 6 Apr 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 09:12 UTC, 06/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190406/0910Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT TO SE.
OBS VA DTG: 06/0910Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0249 E12524 - N0226 E12551 - N0210
E12605 - N0159 E12545 - N0219 E12537 - N0247 E12521 MOV SE
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1510Z SFC/FL070 N0248 E12525 - N0209
E12605 - N0159 E12544 - N0200 E12544 - N0246 E12521
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/2110Z SFC/FL070 N0248 E12525 - N0209
E12606 - N0157 E12541 - N0246 E12521
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0310Z SFC/FL070 N0248 E12525 - N0209
E12606 - N0157 E12540 - N0247 E12521
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATE MINOR ASH EMISSION
MOVING IN A SOUTHEAST DIRECTION. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190406/1510Z

Previous news
Thursday, Mar 07, 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 S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  7 Mar 2019
Thursday, Mar 07, 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. ... [more]
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]

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