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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.



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Explosion of Langila volcano 1985


 

Langila volcano news and eruption updates (Papua New Guinea):

Langila volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 MOV W 5KT OBS VA DTG: 19/1715Z

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018 17:15 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 19 Jun 2018
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 19 Jun 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 17:13 UTC, 19/06/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180619/1715Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/39
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 MOV W 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 19/1715Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0532 E14827 - S0535 E14825 - S0537
E14821 - S0534 E14814 - S0530 E14816 - S0531 E14820 - S0530
E14825 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/2315Z SFC/FL080 S0530 E14826 - S0533
E14827 - S0538 E14822 - S0540 E14812 - S0529 E14812
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0515Z SFC/FL080 S0530 E14825 - S0532
E14826 - S0541 E14818 - S0545 E14808 - S0527 E14808
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1115Z SFC/FL080 S0530 E14826 - S0532
E14826 - S0546 E14810 - S0526 E14808
RMK: ERUPTION OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY AT 19/1540Z.
VA VERY SLOW MOVING TO WEST OF VOLCANO. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED OFF HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180619/2315Z

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Satellite image of Langila volcano on 11 Jun 2018
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