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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):

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea): activity summary 18 Nov - 4 Dec 2012: strombolian activity and lava flow

Thu, 6 Dec 2012, 11:05
11:05 AM | BY: T
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.
During 20-30 November occasional dark gray ash plumes rose 500 m above the crater and produced ashfall in the NW and SE parts of the island. A small pyroclastic flow traveled down the SW valley on 21 November, and during 21-22 November roaring and rumbling was heard. White vapor plumes rose from Main Crater during the reporting period.
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Previous news
Sat, 10 Nov 2012, 08:45
SO2 plume from Manam on 10 Nov 2012 (NOAA)
A SO2 plume is visible from the volcano today. ... read all
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. ... read all
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 all
Mon, 15 Oct 2012, 10:05
An ash plume rising to 10,000 ft / 3 km altitude was observed this morning. ... read all
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. ... read all

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