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Manam volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT TO E AT 21/0740Z OBS VA DTG: 21/1200Z

Tue, 21 Mar 2017, 12:15
12:15 PM |
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 21 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 21 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 12:01 UTC, 21/03/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170321/1200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT TO E AT 21/0740Z
OBS VA DTG: 21/1200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0402 E14500 - S0407 E14500 - S0416
E14531 - S0359 E14535 - S0356 E14512 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1800Z SFC/FL080 S0403 E14500 - S0407
E14501 - S0412 E14534 - S0348 E14532 - S0355 E14511
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0000Z SFC/FL080 S0403 E14500 - S0408
E14502 - S0405 E14534 - S0405 E14534 - S0341 E14531 - S0352
E14507 - S0402 E14500
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0600Z SFC/FL080 S0408 E14502 - S0405
E14534 - S0342 E14531 - S0352 E14507 - S0403 E14500
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD, HOWEVER ASH STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND EC MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170321/1800Z

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017, 06:00

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 March-21 March 2017 (New Activity / Unrest)

Based on analyses of satellite imagery and model data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 21 March weak ash emissions from Manam rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NE and E. ... Read all
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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 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
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
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