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Manam volcano located 13 km off the northern coast of New Guinea near Bogia town is one of Papua New Guinea's most active volcanoes. It has one of the longest records of historic eruptions in the SE Pacific region. The larger eruptions of Manam produce pyroclastic flows and sometimes lava flows. Both have repeatedly reached the coast and affected populated areas.
A large series of eruptions began at Manam in November and December 2004. It forced evacuations from the whole island. A pyroclastic flow at Manam volcano on 3 December 1996 killed 13 people in the village of Budua.
stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
Manam webcams / live data Manam volcano books 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 Last earthquakes nearby Latest satellite images
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):
Manam volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RVO ADVISE LIKELIHOOD OF MAJOR ERUPTION HAS INCREASED
Thursday Apr 20, 2017 00:45 AM |
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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