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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 EMISSIONS TO FL080 OBS VA DTG: 22/0730Z

Thursday Dec 22, 2016 07:30 AM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 22 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 22 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 07:27 UTC, 22/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161222/0730Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/104
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080
OBS VA DTG: 22/0730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0533 E14824 - S0531 E14827 - S0449
E14818 - S0503 E14752 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1330Z SFC/FL080 S0533 E14824 - S0531
E14827 - S0451 E14811 - S0510 E14748
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1930Z SFC/FL080 S0533 E14824 - S0531
E14827 - S0452 E14811 - S0510 E14748
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/0130Z SFC/FL080 S0533 E14825 - S0531
E14827 - S0451 E14811 - S0510 E14748
RMK: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUE TO BE OBSERVED ON SAT IMAGERY MOV
NW. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT DERIVED FROM HIMAWARI-8 22/0710Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161222/1330Z

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Satellite image of Langila volcano on 13 Dec 2016
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Monday, Dec 12, 2016
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