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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)
Langila webcams / Live-gegevens | Reports
Langila vulkaan boeken
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 FL090 EXT TO S OBS VA DTG: 15/2130Z

Wednesday Nov 15, 2017 21:45 PM |

Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 21:32 UTC, 15/11/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171115/2130Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/203
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL090 EXT TO S
OBS VA DTG: 15/2130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0539 E14821 - S0540 E14826 - S0536
E14829 - S0530 E14826 - S0531 E14824 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0330Z SFC/FL090 S0531 E14824 - S0558
E14819 - S0556 E14838 - S0530 E14826
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0930Z SFC/FL090 S0531 E14824 - S0558
E14830 - S0546 E14849 - S0530 E14825
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1530Z SFC/FL090 S0556 E14837 - S0538
E14852 - S0530 E14825 - S0531 E14824
RMK: LATEST IMAGERY REVEALS A REDUCTION IN PLUME LENGTH AND
BRIEF EMISSION TO FL090. THERE REMAINS A POSSIBILITY OF A
NEW PLUME BEING CREATED, HENCE T+24 HR FORECAST. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 15/2100Z IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171116/0330Z

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