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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMMISSIONS TO FL070, LAST OBS 18/0840Z EXT W to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Friday Oct 18, 2019 12:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 18 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 18 Oct 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 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 12:36 UTC, 18/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191018/1240Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMMISSIONS TO FL070, LAST
OBS 18/0840Z EXT W
OBS VA DTG: 18/1240Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0249 E12527 - N0311 E12426 - N0249
E12421 - N0245 E12527 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1840Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12526 - N0246
E12418 - N0309 E12425 - N0249 E12527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0040Z SFC/FL070 N0245 E12527 - N0250
E12527 - N0312 E12424 - N0246 E12419
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0640Z SFC/FL070 N0245 E12527 - N0246
E12419 - N0314 E12425 - N0250 E12527
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
IMAGERY DUE TO DIFFUSE EMISSIONS. VOLCANO REGION PARTIALLY
COVERED WITH MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191018/1840Z

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