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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: VA OBS ON 18/0030Z HIMAWARI-8 VIS IMAGERY, EXT NW to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Friday Oct 18, 2019 01:15 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 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 01:08 UTC, 18/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191018/0110Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/348
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS ON 18/0030Z HIMAWARI-8 VIS IMAGERY,
EXT NW
OBS VA DTG: 18/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0245 E12526 - N0247 E12527 - N0330
E12431 - N0305 E12422 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0710Z SFC/FL080 N0248 E12526 - N0244
E12525 - N0253 E12413 - N0330 E12424
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1310Z SFC/FL080 N0248 E12527 - N0319
E12416 - N0242 E12409 - N0244 E12526
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1910Z SFC/FL080 N0245 E12526 - N0240
E12409 - N0315 E12412 - N0249 E12526
RMK: WEAK CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION DISCERNIBLE ON HIMAWARI-8
SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191018/0710Z

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