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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT NW LAST OBS AT 03/0730Z

Monday Jul 03, 2017 14:30 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on  3 Jul 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 3 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 14:26 UTC, 03/07/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170703/1430Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/136
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT NW
LAST OBS AT 03/0730Z
OBS VA DTG: 03/1430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0435 E14737 - S0503 E14713 - S0535
E14826 - S0531 E14830 MOV NW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/2030Z SFC/FL070 S0428 E14744 - S0459
E14717 - S0535 E14826 - S0530 E14830
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0230Z SFC/FL070 S0430 E14742 - S0459
E14717 - S0535 E14826 - S0529 E14830
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0830Z SFC/FL070 S0530 E14830 - S0431
E14740 - S0500 E14718 - S0535 E14825
RMK: VA EMISSIONS CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY DUE TO DARKNESS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 03/0740Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170703/1730Z

Vorig nieuws
Satellite image of Langila volcano on  2 Jul 2017
Sunday, Jul 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]
Friday, Jun 23, 2017
The volcano continues to produce minor explosive (ash emissions) and possibly effusive (lava flows) activity. Ash emissions were detected by Darwin VAAC on satellite imagery on 14 June (1.8 km / 6,000 ft altitude, drifting WNW), and on 20 June (2.1 km / 7,000 ft). [meer...]
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 20 Jun 2017
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 13 Jun 2017
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]

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