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Satellite image of Langila volcano (image by Google Earth View)
Satellite image of Langila volcano (image by Google Earth View)
Langila volcano
stratovolcano 1330 m / 4,363 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.53°S / 148.42°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Langila volcano eruptions:
2009-2013, 2002-08, 1973-2000, 1971-72, 1970, 1969, 1967-68, 1964-66, 1962-63, 1960-61, 1958, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1942 (?), 1907, 1900, 1890, 1884, 1878
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Background

Langila volcano, whose activity record goes back to the 19th century only, is one of the most active volcanoes of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Langila's frequent activity consists typically of mild-to-moderate explosive eruptions, that are sometimes accompanied by lava flows.


The volcano consists of four small overlapping cones on the lower eastern flank of the extinct Talawe volcano,- the highest volcano in NW New Britain. The rectangular, 2.5-km-long crater of Talawe has a large gap to the SE; the younger Langila volcano formed NE of Talawe's breached crater.


Extensive lava flows have reached the sea from the N and NE flanks of the volcano. Since observations have begun, 3 summit craters have been active. The youngest and smallest of these, with a diameter of 150 m, was formed in 1960.



NASA Earth Observatory


Explosion of Langila volcano 1985


 

Langila volcano news and eruption updates (Papua New Guinea):

Langila volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV E OBS VA DTG: 30/2100Z

Wednesday Nov 30, 2016 21:15 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 30 Nov 2016
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 30 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:06 UTC, 30/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161130/2100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/58
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV E
OBS VA DTG: 30/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0530 E14825 - S0533 E14825 - S0542
E14847 - S0542 E14847 - S0538 E14908 - S0528 E14907 MOV E
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/0300Z SFC/FL070 S0531 E14823 - S0534
E14825 - S0527 E14904 - S0506 E14859 - S0507 E14832
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0900Z SFC/FL070 S0534 E14824 - S0532
E14828 - S0456 E14828 - S0507 E14756
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/1500Z SFC/FL070 S0454 E14819 - S0513
E14751 - S0534 E14824 - S0533 E14826 - S0533 E14827
RMK: WEAK EMISSIONS OBSERVED TO E. WINDS EXPECTED TO TEND
S/SE WITHIN +6HRS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
30/2040Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161201/0300Z

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Satellite image of Langila volcano on 22 Nov 2016
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
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Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2016
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
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Saturday, Nov 12, 2016
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Thursday, Nov 03, 2016
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Satellite image of Langila volcano on  3 Nov 2016
Thursday, Nov 03, 2016
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