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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)
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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:
explosive
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Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
Satellite image of Manam volcano (c) Google
 

Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) activity update: New large explosion to 55,000ft (~16.5km)

Monday Jan 07, 2019 23:11 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

Another very powerful explosion has occurred- the 4th in this current eruptive period and first since December 8th- with a discrete (individual) explosion sending ash to 55,000ft- the highest Manam plume since an eruption in 2015 sent a plume to 65,000ft (~20km). A continuous eruption is now reaching up to 30,000ft (9km). There is no indication that a significantly-larger eruption like that of January 2005 is going to occur.
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Links / Sources:
  • Darwin VAAC: Volcanic ash reports for volcanoes in the southwest Pacific region.
Previous news
Satellite image of Manam volcano on  7 Jan 2019
Monday, Jan 07, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 50000 ft (15200 m) altitude or flight level 500 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 16 Dec 2018
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Dec 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Manam in much quieter times. Credit: Wally Johnson/Australia Bureau of Mineral Resources.
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. [more]
Satellite image of Manam volcano on  8 Dec 2018
Saturday, Dec 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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