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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV NW OBS VA DTG: 09/2250Z

Saturday Jun 09, 2018 23:00 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on  9 Jun 2018
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 9 Jun 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 22:47 UTC, 09/06/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180609/2250Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/30
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV NW
OBS VA DTG: 09/2250Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0531 E14826 - S0533 E14826 - S0535
E14816 - S0527 E14807 - S0522 E14811 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0450Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1050Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1650Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON SAT IMAGERY AT 09/2020Z. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180610/0450Z

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