Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):
Mon, 31 Aug 2015, 09:31A volcanic ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extending 70 km north from the volcano was reported this morning (VAAC Darwin).
Thu, 27 Aug 2015, 07:15
Ash emissions occurred Tuesday (25th), producing a plume at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude that extended 100 km to the west. (Darwin VAAC)
Fri, 21 Aug 2015, 08:58A small explosion occurred this morning. Darwin VAAC reported an ash plume to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extending 8 km ESE from the volcano.
Sun, 9 Aug 2015, 11:08
Ash emissions continue. VAAC Darwin reported a volcanic ash plume extending 140 km SE of the volcano at 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude this morning.
Sat, 8 Aug 2015, 17:06Ash emissions yesterday and today produced a plume that rose to estimated 21,000 t (6.5 km) and drifted SSW. (VAAC Darwin)
Fri, 7 Aug 2015, 18:36
Smaller ash emissions from the volcano have been observed during the past days. Yesterday, an ash plume at estimated 9,000 ft (2.7 km) altitude drifted 40 km NW (VAAC Darwin).
Mon, 3 Aug 2015, 16:05It seems that no fatalities have occurred during the large explosion on Friday (31 July). According to news articles, only one child was injured by falling lapilli, but survived and could be treated in a hospital. Read more... read all
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 14:47
Sun, 28 Jun 2015, 09:12According to Darwin VAAC, an ash plume from the volcano rose 8,000 ft and extended 70 km to the NE today. The volcano seems to be in a phase of intermittent mild explosive activity.
Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 13:23