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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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Volcanoes and Spices (17 days volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)

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Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV SW AT 26/2340Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Friday Sep 27, 2019 00:15 AM | BY: VN

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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 00:00 UTC, 27/09/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190927/0000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/31
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV SW AT 26/2340Z.
OBS VA DTG: 27/0000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0248 E12524 - N0246 E12525 - N0234
E12510 - N0233 E12505 - N0242 E12502 - N0242 E12506 MOV SW
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0600Z SFC/FL080 N0248 E12524 - N0246
E12525 - N0240 E12512 - N0240 E12503 - N0246 E12505
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1200Z SFC/FL080 N0246 E12525 - N0241
E12514 - N0241 E12505 - N0248 E12504 - N0248 E12524
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1800Z SFC/FL080 N0246 E12525 - N0241
E12505 - N0249 E12504 - N0248 E12524
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE AND MOVING SW. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190927/0600Z

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]

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