Articles tagged "gamalama"

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Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia

A new phreatic eruption took place at Mount Gamalama volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia at 02:52 UTC on October 4, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2016. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Ash column with...

October 04, 2018


Mount Gamalama producing frequent heightened amplitude tremors, Indonesia

Over the last couple of days, Mount Gamalama in Ternate, North Maluku Indonesian province, has been showing signs of increased volcanic activity, including frequent tremors of heightened amplitude. According to Darno Lamane, the Head of Mount Gamalama Observation...

July 20, 2016


Volcanic ash blankets the skies over Indonesian archipelago: Simultaneous eruption of 5 volcanoes

Five volcanoes of the Indonesian archipelago simultaneously erupted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. The spewing ashes clouded the skies over the islands, suspending the flights on three airports in the area. Since last month, 13 000 people have been evacuated due to volcan

July 24, 2015

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Two volcanic eruptions at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia - alert level 3 of 4

Two separate explosions occurred at Gamalama volcano on Ternate Island, Indonesia on September 16, 2012 at 13.22 and 14.15 local time. Volcano Discovery reported that the eruption followed an increase in seismic activity and triggered PVMBG to raise the alert level

September 18, 2012


Gamalama volcano mudflows swept through the village of Desa Tobu in Indonesia

Days of pouring rain created rivers of ash and debris that killed four people and forced thousands to flee their homes for the second time in a month. On Tuesday night, runoff from tropical downpours on the slopes of Mt. Gamalama generated mudflows, known as lahars,...

December 29, 2011

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Indonesian Mt.Gamalama volcano erupts

Mt. Gamalama volcano burst to life on Sunday in a blast that dusted villages and sent thousands of people to flight on the Indonesian island of Ternate. There were no immediate reports of casualties but the eruption apparently did cause some panic among residents of

December 06, 2011