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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)
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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: PILOT REPORT OF VA TO FL100 EXT TO N.

Thursday Mar 02, 2017 23:00 PM |

Satellite image of Manam volcano on  2 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 2 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 22:54 UTC, 02/03/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170302/2300Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: PILOT REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: PILOT REPORT OF VA TO FL100 EXT TO N.
OBS VA DTG: 02/2300Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL100 VRB05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0500Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1700Z NO VA EXP
RMK: PILOT REPORT OF VA TO FL100 EXTENDING TO N OF VOLCANO
AT AT 02/2240Z. VA NOT CURRENTLY IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. WINDS BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE AND
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Heat signal from Manam volcano (MIROVA)
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016
Darwin VAAC reported a small ash plume visible on satellite imagery extending 10 nautical miles west from the small island this morning. ... [more]
Landsat 8 image of Manam volcano from 6 June this year (image: NASA; annotations: Culture Volcan)
Thursday, Jun 09, 2016
Mild eruptive activity likely continues at the volcano. Satellite images show a thermal hot spot at the summit crater and occasionally, during clear weather, strong emissions of sulfur dioxide gas. ... [more]
Ash plume from Manam volcano this morning
Friday, Mar 04, 2016
New activity has been reported from the volcano this morning. A pilot reported an ash plume at approx. 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude extending 50 km to the SE. A plume, along with a thermal signal, can also be seen on the latest satellite image. [more]
Monday, Aug 31, 2015
A 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). [more]
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
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) [more]

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