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Incandescent material from the vent of Manam volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019
RVO reported that at 13:30 on 2 November a single large explosion at Manam generated a dense dark ash plume that rose 1 km above the summit and drifted northwest. A shock wave was felt at the Bogia Government station about 1 minute later. ... [details]
Friday, Nov 08, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 . ... [details]
 

Volcans en Papouasie-Nouvelle Guinée (67 volcans)

All active volcanoes of Papua New Guinea are listed. Papua New Guinea has the most active volcanoes in the South West Pacific. Its most active volcanoes include Manam, Karkar, Lamington, Langila, Ulawun, Rabaul and Bagana volcano.
The volcanoes of Papua New Guinea are found in 2 principal volcanic arcs, the 1000 km long Bismarck Arc stretching WNW-ESE at north of New Guinea and New Britain Island, from the north coast of New Guinea near the border with Indonesia, to Bougainville Island in the east. This arc is a result of the northward subducting Solomon Sea beneath the Bismarck Sea plate.
The second volcanic arc forms the volcanoes on the south-eastern peninsula of New Guinea and is caused by the northward subduction of the Coral Sea.
 

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