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Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.4°E
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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Karangetang volcano news & updates:
Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Indonesia): weekly volcanic activity report 16-22 Dec 2019
Saturday Dec 28, 2019 17:00 PM | BY: MARTIN
Lava flows visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
PVMBG reported that during 16-22 December
lava flows continue to be active on the SW and W flanks
of the volcano which traveled 1.8 km downslope
the Nanitu, Pangi, and Sense drainages.
An ash plume rose 150 m above the summit.
Incandescence continues to be observed from both summit craters at night.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 16-22 Dec 2019
Saturday, Nov 09, 2019
The dominantly effusive eruption of the volcano continues at fluctuating, but generally high intensity. A group on our ongoing "Volcanoes and Spices
" expedition to northern Indonesia witnessed the eruption from close. ... read all
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