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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 FL070 EXT TO NE OBS VA DTG: 10/2310Z

Tuesday Oct 10, 2017 23:15 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 10 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 10 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 23:07 UTC, 10/10/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171010/2310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/175
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO NE
OBS VA DTG: 10/2310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0512 E14821 - S0517 E14815 - S0532
E14819 - S0534 E14823 - S0531 E14827 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/0510Z SFC/FL070 S0531 E14827 - S0514
E14811 - S0520 E14755 - S0525 E14756 - S0533 E14825
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/1110Z SFC/FL070 S0531 E14827 - S0515
E14811 - S0520 E14756 - S0524 E14756 - S0533 E14826
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/1710Z SFC/FL070 S0531 E14827 - S0512
E14817 - S0514 E14804 - S0520 E14800 - S0533 E14825
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE AND MOVING TO THE NW. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171011/0510Z

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