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stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
: minor activity or eruption warning
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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:
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Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):
Manam volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL450 OBS VA DTG: 16/2100Z
Sunday Dec 16, 2018 21:15 PM |
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 16 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU03 at 21:00 UTC, 16/12/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL450
OBS VA DTG: 16/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL450 S0403 E14509 - S0412 E14503 - S0413
E14439 - S0344 E14409 - S0335 E14431 - S0350 E14504 MOV NW
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0300Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0900Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1500Z NOT AVBL
RMK: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL450. A MORE DETAILED ADVISORY
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181216/2120Z
Saturday, Dec 08, 2018
A significant phase of explosive activity has occurred today, with sustained emissions to 45,000ft (~13.5km) from 3:00 to 9:00 UTC, and a continuing plume to 27,000ft (~8km). This event is almost certain to be a VEI 3- large, but not major.
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: 11-16 Feb 2019: short-notice special tour to see the ongoing eruption of Karangetang volcano in northern Indonesia. Starting and ending in Manado. Small group 2-6 people, experienced volcano expedition leader from our team (Andi).