Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
14-27 Mar 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
21-28 Mar 2020: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
28 Mar - 4 Apr 2020: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
11-19 Apr 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Manam volcano
stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Manam webcams / live data | Reports
Manam volcano books
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
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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 update

Friday Aug 21, 2015 08:58 AM | BY: T

A 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.
Previous news
Sunday, Aug 09, 2015
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. [more]
Saturday, Aug 08, 2015
Ash emissions yesterday and today produced a plume that rose to estimated 21,000 t (6.5 km) and drifted SSW. (VAAC Darwin) [more]
Friday, Aug 07, 2015
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). [more]
Monday, Aug 03, 2015
It 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. ... [more]
Ash plume from Manam volcano (Himawari-8 True Color imagery)
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
A large explosive eruption occurred at the volcano today. The event produced an ash column that rose to approx. 65,000 ft (20 km) altitude and started to drift SW. ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.