Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SEISMIC ACTIVITY SUGGESTS PROBABILITY OF ERUPTION IS INCREASING

Thu, 30 Jul 2020, 10:30
10:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 30 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 30 Jul 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 10:22 UTC, 30/07/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200730/1021Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/6
INFO SOURCE: RVO, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: SEISMIC ACTIVITY SUGGESTS PROBABILITY OF
ERUPTION IS INCREASING
OBS VA DTG: 30/1021Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1621Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/2221Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/0421Z NOT AVBL
RMK: RVO REPORTS A STEADY INCREASE IN SEISMIC ACTIVITY AT
MANAM VOLCANO, WHICH MAY LEAD TO AN ERUPTION. SUSTAINED
INTENSE HOTSPOT AT SUMMIT. ADVISORY WILL BE REISSUED IF VA
IS DETECTED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Wed, 29 Jul 2020, 06:00
RVO reported that seismicity at Manam began increasing on 16 July and fluctuated between low and moderate levels through the 29th. A slow steady increase of RSAM values was recorded on 30 July, and RVO stated that an observer had reported that incandescent material had been ejected from the summit. The Darwin VAAC noted that a sustained and intense thermal anomaly was visible in satellite images that same day. ... Read all
Thu, 26 Mar 2020, 07:34
Incandescence associated with an ash plume from Manam volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
On 20 March Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 10,000 ft (3,000 m) altitude and drifted E. ... Read all
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