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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL060 EXT SW OBS VA DTG: 14/2200Z

Tuesday Nov 14, 2017 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 14 Nov 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 14 Nov 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 21:56 UTC, 14/11/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171114/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/199
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL060 EXT SW
OBS VA DTG: 14/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0558 E14757 - S0613 E14814 - S0600
E14823 - S0530 E14827 - S0529 E14824 - S0550 E14809 MOV SW
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0400Z SFC/FL060 S0557 E14800 - S0607
E14825 - S0530 E14828 - S0529 E14824
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1000Z SFC/FL060 S0542 E14810 - S0556
E14821 - S0553 E14836 - S0529 E14828 - S0528 E14824
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1600Z SFC/FL060 S0552 E14821 - S0552
E14821 - S0553 E14837 - S0553 E14838 - S0535 E14844 - S0528
E14826 - S0530 E14822
RMK: HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 14/2130Z SAT
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171115/0400Z

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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
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