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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: ERUPTION CEASED. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE.

Sat, 7 Sep 2019, 05:15
05:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 04:58 UTC, 07/09/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190907/0510Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/28
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION CEASED. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE.
OBS VA DTG: 07/0510Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 270/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1110Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1710Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/2310Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ERUPTION FROM
VOLCANO KARANGETANG HAS CEASED. SMOKE PLUMES STILL VISIBLE.
ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Thu, 22 Aug 2019, 15:30
Eruption of Karangetang volcano this morning (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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. read all
Wed, 7 Aug 2019, 12:05
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. ... read all

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