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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 MOV W 5KT OBS VA DTG: 16/0730Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Tuesday Apr 16, 2019 07:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 16 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 16 Apr 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 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 07:28 UTC, 16/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190416/0730Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 MOV W 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 16/0730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0245 E12526 - N0239 E12522 - N0232
E12505 - N0242 E12458 - N0248 E12508 - N0250 E12524 MOV W
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1330Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1930Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0130Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 CLEARLY DISCERNIBLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY AT 16/0650Z. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN
6 HOURS PENDING FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT BASED ON PLUME-TOP
IR MEASUREMENT OF 16C AND FORECAST BASED OFF HIMAWARI-8 AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190416/1330Z

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

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