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Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL100 MOV E OBS AT 20/2220Z OBS VA DTG: 20/2300Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Fri, 20 Mar 2020, 23:00
23:00 PM | BY: VN
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 22:57 UTC, 20/03/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200320/2300Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL100 MOV E OBS AT 20/2220Z
OBS VA DTG: 20/2300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0406 E14501 - S0403 E14501 - S0401
E14518 - S0408 E14518 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0500Z SFC/FL100 S0405 E14500 - S0403
E14500 - S0401 E14512 - S0411 E14512
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1100Z SFC/FL100 S0405 E14500 - S0402
E14502 - S0401 E14511 - S0412 E14512 - S0413 E14500
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1700Z SFC/FL100 S0403 E14500 - S0403
E14504 - S0412 E14512 - S0418 E14503 - S0412 E14454
RMK: VA PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE ON VIS SAT IMAGERY BENEATH
HIGH-LEVEL MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND EC/US MODEL GUIDANCE. LIGHT WINDS AND
FCST WIND CHANGE FROM +12HRS REDUCES CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200321/0500Z

Previous news

Wed, 18 Mar 2020, 06:00

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 18 March-24 March 2020 (New Activity / Unrest)

The Darwin VAAC reported that during 20-21 March ash plumes from Manam rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E, based on satellite data and weather models. ... Read all
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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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