PVMBG reported that during 2-8 September lava continued to effuse from Karangetang?s Main Crater (S) and Dua Crater (N), traveling as far as 1.5 km down the Nanitu, Pangi, and Sense drainages on the SW flank.
Sometimes dense white plumes rose to 200 m above the summit.
According to the Darwin VAAC a diffuse ash plume rose almost 350 m above the summit and drifted SE on 7 September.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4).
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)