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Manam volcano
stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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
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Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
 

Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):

Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: FURTHER INCREASE IN SEISMIC ACTIVITY SUGGESTS ERUPTION LIKELY

Thursday Jul 30, 2020 18:00 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 17:44 UTC, 30/07/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200730/1743Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/7
INFO SOURCE: RVO, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: FURTHER INCREASE IN SEISMIC ACTIVITY
SUGGESTS ERUPTION LIKELY
OBS VA DTG: 30/1743Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/2343Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/0543Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/1143Z NOT AVBL
RMK: SEISMIC ACTIVITY HAS FURTHER INCREASED, WITH GROUND
OBSERVER REPORTING LAVA PRESENT AT THE SUMMIT. VA IS NOT
DISCERNABLE WITH MET CLOUD OBSCURING AREA, ADVISORY WILL BE
UPDATED AS THE SITUATION CHANGES.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Thursday, Mar 26, 2020
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
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019
Incandescent material from the vent of Manam volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
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. ... read all

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