Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
1-19 sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
21-28 sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Isla de Santorini, Grecia
12-20 oct 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
2-18 nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - Halmahera N-Sulawesi (Indonesia)
17-21 nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 may 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: espacios disponibles / : garantizada / : pocos espacios a la izquierda / : una reserva con antelación
Fotos al azar
News

No existen noticias en esta lista.

 

Bam volcano erupciones

estratovolcán 685 m / 2,247 ft
Al noreste de Nueva Guinea, Papua Nueva Guinea, -3.61°S / 144.82°E
Lista de erupción: 1960, 1959, 1958, 1958, 1957, 1954-57, 1947, 1944, 1942(?), 1941(?), 1936-39(?), 1924, 1920(?), 1913, 1909, 1908, 1907, 1897-98(?), 1888(?), 1885(?), 1883(?), 1877, 1874, 1872 ± 4 years


1 August 2011 earthquake
A very strong shallow magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred 6 km from Bam (Biem) volcano close to the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday 1 August 2011. A tsunami warning was issued and later cancelled. The island has a population of approx. 2,000 indigenous people, most of which live in wooden houses built on stilts. According to Earthquake report.com, no major damage occurred fortunately.

1981 hydrothermal activity
During aerial inspections 6 and 19 March, a 1-km-long zone of orange sea discoloration was noted at the S shore of Bam Island. (Smithsonian 03/1981 SEAN bulletin 06:03)

1954-60 eruptions
Small explosive eruptions occurred from the central crater.

1924 eruption
Explosions from the summit crater caused damage to farmland.

1908 eruption
The volcano was apparently very active in 1908.

1907 eruption
According to volcanolive.com (no source given), explosive eruptions produced ash columns reaching over 2500 m.

1877 eruption
A larger explosive (probably vulcanian) eruption (VEI3) occurred on 13 November 1877.
(Smithsonian / GVP information)

1872 eruption
The first recorded eruption of Bam occurred around 1872. Large amounts of ash were ejected from the summit crater. There was damage to property and people were evacuated.
(Smithsonian / GVP)
 

Más en VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.