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Manam volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RVO ADVISE LIKELIHOOD OF MAJOR ERUPTION HAS INCREASED

Thu, 20 Apr 2017, 00:45
00:45 AM |
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 20 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 20 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 00:38 UTC, 20/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170420/0040Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/12
INFO SOURCE: RVO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: RVO ADVISE LIKELIHOOD OF MAJOR ERUPTION
HAS INCREASED
OBS VA DTG: 20/0040Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0640Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1240Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1840Z NOT AVBL
RMK: INFORMATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM RVO ADVISING THAT
SEISMIC ACTIVITY HAS INCREASED DURING THE PAST WEEK.
LIKELIHOOD OF MAJOR ERUPTION HAS INCREASED. REFER TO VAAC
DARWIN VOLCANIC ACTIVITY SUMMARY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017, 06:00

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 19 April-25 April 2017 (New Activity / Unrest)

RVO reported that activity at Manam decreased on 18 April and continued at low levels through 21 April. Roaring noises came from both Main and Southern craters. Both craters were incandescent, but only Southern Crater ejected incandescent tephra, which became intense during 0900-1100 on 20 April. ... 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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