Karangetang (Indonesia) - Report for 6 March-12 March 2019

PVMBG reported that during 4-10 March a low rate of lava effusion continued at Karangetang?s Kawah Dua (North Crater) as evident by avalanches in the Malabuhe River drainage on the NW flank.
White plumes rose as high as 500 m above the rims of the summit craters during 4-12 March.
The Darwin VAAC reported that on 7 March an ash plume rose to an altitude of 2.7 km (9,000 ft) a.s.l.
and drifted SW.
The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), and residents were warned to remain outside of the 2.5-km exclusion zone around the N and S craters, and additionally within 3 km WNW and 4 km NW.

Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)

Fonte/Source: Global Volcanism Program/Smithsonian Institution


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