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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 vulkaan
stratovulkaan 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 vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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 FL140 EXT 7 NM TO SE AND 4NM TO N AT 15/2130Z.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2016 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2016
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:56 UTC, 15/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161115/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/53
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 EXT 7 NM TO SE AND 4NM TO
N AT 15/2130Z.
OBS VA DTG: 15/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0531 E14823 - S0533 E14825 - S0535
E14825 - S0537 E14831 - S0533 E14832 - S0527 E14828 - S0526
E14823 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0400Z SFC/FL140 S0545 E14831 - S0536
E14846 - S0521 E14834 - S0522 E14821 - S0533 E14823
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1000Z SFC/FL140 S0528 E14822 - S0534
E14823 - S0545 E14831 - S0536 E14847 - S0522 E14832
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1600Z SFC/FL140 S0528 E14822 - S0534
E14823 - S0541 E14830 - S0532 E14844 - S0519 E14838 - S0519
E14828
RMK: VA ERUPTION CLEARLY OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV N TO SE.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST DERIVED FROM OBS PLUME MOVEMENT ON SAT
IMAGERY AND ACCESS-R MODEL GUIDANCE. LIGHT AND VRB WINDS
MAKE FCST CONFIDENCE LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161116/0400Z

Vorig nieuws

Friday, May 13, 2016
A mildly explosive eruption continues at the remote volcano on the western tip of New Britain Island. An ash plume and a thermal hot spot can be seen on satellite imagery. [meer...]
Friday, Apr 22, 2016
Darwin VAAC reported ash emissions from the volcano that rose to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifted up to 100 km north. Aviation color code is at orange. [meer...]

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