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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: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT 25NM TO SE AT 23/2200Z.

Friday Dec 23, 2016 22:45 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 23 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 23 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 22:29 UTC, 23/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161223/2230Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/109
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT 25NM TO SE AT
23/2200Z.
OBS VA DTG: 23/2230Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0554 E14838 - S0549 E14843 - S0529
E14826 - S0531 E14823 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0430Z SFC/FL080 S0602 E14839 - S0548
E14853 - S0529 E14826 - S0531 E14823
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1030Z SFC/FL080 S0610 E14843 - S0553
E14901 - S0529 E14826 - S0531 E14823 - S0531 E14823
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1630Z SFC/FL080 S0610 E14843 - S0553
E14902 - S0529 E14826 - S0531 E14824 - S0531 E14823 - S0531
E14823
RMK: VA OBS ON VIS HIMAWARI IMAGERY MOV SE. HOTSPOT SEEN IN
RGB IMAGERY AT VOLCANO SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED
ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND JMA\US GFS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161224/0430Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 22 Dec 2016
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 21 Dec 2016
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 20 Dec 2016
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 13 Dec 2016
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 12 Dec 2016
Monday, Dec 12, 2016
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