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Manam volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MINOR CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS EXT 40NM TO SE OBS VA DTG: 23/2245Z

Thu, 23 Mar 2017, 23:00
23:00 PM |
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 23 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 23 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 22:47 UTC, 23/03/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170323/2245Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/9
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS EXT 40NM TO SE
OBS VA DTG: 23/2245Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0456 E14520 - S0447 E14535 - S0402
E14503 - S0404 E14459 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0445Z SFC/FL080 S0502 E14519 - S0451
E14542 - S0402 E14503 - S0404 E14459
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1045Z SFC/FL080 S0403 E14459 - S0502
E14519 - S0450 E14542 - S0402 E14503
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1645Z SFC/FL080 S0502 E14525 - S0440
E14549 - S0401 E14503 - S0405 E14459
RMK: EMISSIONS APPEAR MOSTLY COMPOSED OF STEAM/SMOKE WITH
POSSIBLE MINOR ASH. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON 23/2220Z
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170324/0445Z

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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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