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

Thu, 30 Jul 2020, 18:00
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

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
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