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Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL100 MOV EAST 10KT AT 20/0450Z OBS VA DTG: 20/0528Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Fri, 20 Mar 2020, 05:30
05:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 20 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 20 Mar 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in EAST direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 05:29 UTC, 20/03/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200320/0528Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL100 MOV EAST 10KT AT 20/0450Z
OBS VA DTG: 20/0528Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0403 E14500 - S0402 E14520 - S0408
E14520 - S0407 E14500 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1128Z SFC/FL100 S0403 E14500 - S0400
E14520 - S0410 E14520 - S0407 E14500
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1728Z SFC/FL100 S0403 E14500 - S0400
E14520 - S0410 E14520 - S0407 E14500
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/2328Z SFC/FL100 S0403 E14501 - S0400
E14520 - S0410 E14520 - S0407 E14501
RMK: VA OBS ON RGB AND VIS SAT IMG MOVING EAST. IR TEMP OF
APPROX 12C RESULTS IN HEIGHT OF FL100. VA FORECAST BASED ON
OBS MOTION FROM HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND EC/US MODEL GUIDANCE.

NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200320/1100Z

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Manam volcano
stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Manam volcano eruptions:
ongoing since Aug 2010 (31 July 2015: large vulcanian explosion), 2004 (24 Oct: subplinian eruption) - Dec 2009, Oct 2003 - March 2004, 2003 (May), 2002 (Oct -?), 2002 (Jan-Mar), 2001 (June), 2000 (June), 1974-1999, 1965-66, 1963-64, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1959-60, 1959, 1956-58, 1954, 1953, 1946-47, 1936-39, 1932-34, 1926-28, 1925, 1924?, 1923, 1922, 1920-21, 1919, 1917, 1909-14?, 1907?, 1904, 1904, 1901-02?, 1899, 1887-95, 1885, 1884?, 1887, 1830, 1700, 1643, 1616
Typical eruption style
explosive
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
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