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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 news & updates:

Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA TO FL250 MOV W. CONTINUOUS VA TO FL100 EXT SE.

Tuesday Jul 30, 2019 20:15 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 20:08 UTC, 30/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190730/2010Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/24
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA TO FL250 MOV W. CONTINUOUS VA
TO FL100 EXT SE.
OBS VA DTG: 30/2010Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL250 090/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0210Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/0810Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/1410Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SAT IMAGERY INDICATES THAT VA FROM KARANGETANG
HAS NOW DISSIPATED. A HOT SPOT REMAINS, INDICATING VOLCANO
IS STILL IN A STATE OF UNREST. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF
NEW INFORMATION IS RECIEVED. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 30 Jul 2019
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 2500 ft (800 m) altitude or flight level 025 . ... [more]
New lava flow on Karangetang volcano seen on 26 July 2019 (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
A new eruptive phase has started at the volcano: a new lava flow is being erupted from the northern crater. ... [more]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 16 Apr 2019
Tuesday, Apr 16, 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. ... [more]
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]
 

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