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Manam volcano
stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
Manam webcams / live data | Reports
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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
Last earthquakes nearby
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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 1-15 Nov 2013

Thursday Nov 21, 2013 11:05 AM | BY: T

RVO reported that both Manam's Southern Crater and Main Crater were quiet during 1 October-15 November. White vapor emissions rose from Southern Crater and on some days were slightly bluish. Light gray ash clouds and bright incandescence were visible on 31 October. Main Crater only produced white vapor plumes.
(Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Previous news
Monday, Nov 04, 2013
Elevated SO2 emissions are visible today on NOAA satellite data. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013
RVO reported that after a small eruption from Manam's Southern Crater during 27-28 August, activity subsided. Diffuse gray-brown ash plumes, emitted at short intervals, rose from the crater during 29-30 August, and crater incandescence was noted. Seismicity declined and was at a low level by the end of the day on 31 August. [more]
Friday, Aug 30, 2013
Explosions occurred this morning, producing ash plumes rising to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude, VAAC Darwin reported. [more]
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
Another ash plume was spotted earlier today reaching 10,000 ft and suggesting that the volcano has stepped up its activity recently. [more]
NASA EO-1 ALI satellite image of Manam volcano showing a steam plume and two active vents (21 Aug 2013)
Monday, Aug 26, 2013
Activity at the volcano continues. An explosion earlier today produced an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude extending 80 nautical miles to the NW, VAAC Darwin reported. ... [more]

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