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Karangetang volcano
Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.48°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: WEAK DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV SE OBS VA DTG: 06/2310Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Friday Sep 06, 2019 23:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  6 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 6 Sep 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 23:00 UTC, 06/09/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190906/2310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: WEAK DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV SE
OBS VA DTG: 06/2310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0249 E12524 - N0239
E12549 - N0225 E12540 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0510Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0249
E12524 - N0250 E12548 - N0240 E12548 - N0232 E12538
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1110Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0250
E12523 - N0250 E12549 - N0239 E12550 - N0230 E12540
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1710Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0250
E12524 - N0252 E12550 - N0240 E12551 - N0230 E12541
RMK: WEAK DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV SE.
SMOKE ALSO EXTENDS SE FROM THE VOLCANO. HEIGHT AND FSCT
BASED ON IR TEMP OF 21 DEGREES AND CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.

NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190907/0510Z

Previous news
Eruption of Karangetang volcano this morning (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
The activity at the volcano remains high and has little changed since it started at the end of July. A group of VolcanoDiscovery is currently on location during our Volcanoes & Spices tour observed the active lava flow from the south crater as well as vigorous strombolian activity from the northern crater. According to expedition leader Andi, there were even "lava fountains" from it, something Karangetang's northern crater has often produced in the past as well, but still extremely rare to witness from close. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019
PVMBG reported that beginning at 18:58 local time on 20 July incandescent avalanches of material from Karangetang’s Main Crater traveled as far as 1 km W down the Pangi and Kinali drainages. ... [more]
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  5 Aug 2019
Monday, Aug 05, 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. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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