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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)
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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):

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Sun, 16 Dec 2012, 11:05
RVO reported that during 8-14 December both diffuse and dense ash plumes rose 400 m above Manam's Southern Crater and drifted NW. Ejected incandescent tephra was observed at night, and small volumes of lava continued to flow from two vents located on the upper slopes of the SE valley. White vapor plumes rose from Main Crater during the reporting period.
Sun, 9 Dec 2012, 02:47
The volcano has been in a phase of elevated activity. During 2 Dec and during 6-8 Dec, ash plumes rising 10-12,000 ft (3-3.6 km) altitude and drifting 20-40 nautical miles were detected via satellite.
Thu, 6 Dec 2012, 11:05
RVO reported that during 16-19 November white and blue plumes rose from Manam's Southern Crater. During 18-30 November crater incandescence and ejected incandescent tephra were observed on most nights, and a small volume of lava effused from a vent in the SE valley. Read more... read all
Sat, 10 Nov 2012, 08:45
SO2 plume from Manam on 10 Nov 2012 (NOAA)
A SO2 plume is visible from the volcano today.
Mon, 5 Nov 2012, 11:05
A faint ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude was detected from Manam volcano on 3 Nov, indicating eruptive activity continues, at least sporadically, from the volcano.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 10:05
RVO reported that Manam's Southern Crater continued to erupt during 1-15 October. Activity was low the first few days, characterized by emissions of light gray ash plumes, occasional dark gray plumes, and ejected incandescent tephra. Read more... read all
Mon, 15 Oct 2012, 10:05
An ash plume rising to 10,000 ft / 3 km altitude was observed this morning.
Tue, 9 Oct 2012, 09:34
SO2 plume from Manam on 9 Oct 2012 (NOAA)
An SO2 plume is visible today from Manam volcano suggesting activity continues although no new ash plumes have been detected.
Mon, 8 Oct 2012, 10:05
Intermittent explosions were reported from Manam volcano and an ash plume was detected last night at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude. In the past weeks, SO2 plumes from the volcano had sometimes been visible as well.
Sun, 23 Sep 2012, 10:05
A SO2 plume from Manam can be seen on today's NOAA satellite image.
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