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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 EXT E OBS VA DTG: 05/0740Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Mon, 5 Aug 2019, 07:45
07:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  5 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 5 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 07:43 UTC, 05/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190805/0740Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/25
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 EXT E
OBS VA DTG: 05/0740Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N0246 E12521 - N0253 E12521 - N0304
E12628 - N0242 E12628 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1340Z SFC/FL100 N0246 E12521 - N0253
E12521 - N0304 E12627 - N0242 E12628
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1940Z SFC/FL100 N0246 E12521 - N0254
E12520 - N0304 E12627 - N0241 E12628
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0140Z SFC/FL100 N0246 E12520 - N0253
E12520 - N0303 E12629 - N0243 E12629
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AT 05/0730Z.
GROUND REPORT INDICATE A MINOR ERUPTION 300M ABOVE SUMMIT AT
05/0400Z. FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190805/1340Z

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