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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: MINOR VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV NNW AT 22/2250Z.

Friday Sep 22, 2017 23:30 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 22 Sep 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 22 Sep 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0510 at 23:20 UTC, 22/09/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170922/2320Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/170
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV NNW AT
22/2250Z.
OBS VA DTG: 22/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0531 E14829 - S0509 E14823 - S0451
E14818 - S0517 E14744 - S0527 E14807 - S0534 E14824 MOV NW
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0520Z SFC/FL070 S0447 E14817 - S0510
E14737 - S0534 E14824 - S0531 E14828
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1120Z SFC/FL070 S0447 E14817 - S0511
E14736 - S0534 E14824 - S0531 E14828
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1720Z SFC/FL070 S0534 E14824 - S0530
E14829 - S0445 E14819 - S0510 E14737
RMK: MINOR VA OBS MOV NW ON SAT IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND ALL MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170923/0520Z

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