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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.



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Explosion of Langila volcano 1985


 

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

Langila volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS OBS TO FL070 EXT NNW OBS VA DTG: 15/2215Z

Tuesday Aug 15, 2017 22:15 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 22:11 UTC, 15/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170815/2215Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/144
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS OBS TO FL070 EXT NNW
OBS VA DTG: 15/2215Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0533 E14825 - S0532 E14826 - S0520
E14824 - S0509 E14803 - S0523 E14757 - S0527 E14818 MOV NW
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0415Z SFC/FL070 S0533 E14825 - S0531
E14827 - S0500 E14810 - S0518 E14752
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1015Z SFC/FL070 S0533 E14825 - S0531
E14827 - S0500 E14810 - S0518 E14752
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1615Z SFC/FL070 S0533 E14826 - S0531
E14827 - S0502 E14800 - S0527 E14746
RMK: HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 15/2150Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170816/0415Z

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