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stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsManam volcano booksManam 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, 1616Typical eruption style:
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Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):
Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea): elevated activity with frequent ash emissions
Sunday Dec 09, 2012 02:47 AM | BY: T
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.
Thursday, Dec 06, 2012
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. ...
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
A SO2 plume is visible from the volcano today.
Monday, Nov 05, 2012
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.
Thursday, Oct 18, 2012
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. ...
Monday, Oct 15, 2012
An ash plume rising to 10,000 ft / 3 km altitude was observed this morning.
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