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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 (Siau Island, Indonesia): new eruption with lava flow

Tuesday Jul 30, 2019 10:30 AM | BY: T

New lava flow on Karangetang volcano seen on 26 July 2019 (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
New lava flow on Karangetang volcano seen on 26 July 2019 (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Satellite image of Siau island on 28 July (image: Sentinel browser)
Satellite image of Siau island on 28 July (image: Sentinel browser)
Heat signals from Karangetang volcano as detected with the MODIS sensor from satellite (image: MIROVA)
Heat signals from Karangetang volcano as detected with the MODIS sensor from satellite (image: MIROVA)
A new eruptive phase has started at the volcano: a new lava flow is being erupted from the northern crater.
It is currently traveling with 2 branches in the northern slopes. Our Indonesian correspondent and expedition leader Andi reported: "
This is again now activity from Karangetang volcano in N- Sulawesi ejecting lava flow from crater one.
There are two active craters which last time the lava flow also came out from crater two during March - April which devastated one bridge , roads and affected the village Batubulan had trapped in the west flank."
Increased thermal signals correspond to this new phase of activity as well.

Andi - Volcano Discovery Indonesia
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