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Manam volcano
stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
Current status: erupting (4 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: VA OBSERVED ON 202310Z SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 20/2355Z

Tuesday Mar 21, 2017 00:00 AM |

Satellite image of Manam volcano on 20 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 20 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 23:54 UTC, 20/03/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170320/2355Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI 8 VIS IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBSERVED ON 202310Z SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 20/2355Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0406 E14502 - S0406 E14514 - S0359
E14522 - S0352 E14513 - S0400 E14508 - S0404 E14502 MOV NE
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0555Z SFC/FL080 S0406 E14502 - S0421
E14540 - S0346 E14540 - S0401 E14502
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1155Z SFC/FL080 S0403 E14500 - S0407
E14501 - S0408 E14547 - S0336 E14537
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1755Z SFC/FL080 S0407 E14502 - S0408
E14546 - S0337 E14537 - S0403 E14500
RMK: WEAK VA EMISSION OBSERVED ON 202310Z HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY. FORECAST BASED ON 201200Z ACCESS MODEL RUN.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170321/0555Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Manam volcano on  2 Mar 2017
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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