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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 TO FL060 EXT S LAST OBS AT 20/0700Z OBS VA DTG: 20/1530Z

Friday Oct 20, 2017 17:00 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 20 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 20 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 15:26 UTC, 20/10/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171020/1530Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/195
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL060 EXT S LAST OBS AT 20/0700Z
OBS VA DTG: 20/1530Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0557 E14814 - S0637 E14840 - S0606
E14910 - S0543 E14838 - S0528 E14827 - S0528 E14822 MOV SE
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2130Z SFC/FL060 S0637 E14840 - S0609
E14917 - S0525 E14825 - S0528 E14820
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0330Z SFC/FL060 S0632 E14858 - S0603
E14924 - S0527 E14825 - S0531 E14821
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/0930Z SFC/FL060 S0632 E14859 - S0603
E14923 - S0527 E14826 - S0531 E14821
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SAT IMG DUE MET CLOUD AND
DARKNESS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON 28/1500Z SAT
IMAGERY AND CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171020/2130Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 19 Oct 2017
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
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Satellite image of Langila volcano on 18 Oct 2017
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 17 Oct 2017
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
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