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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL300 EXT NE 15KTS EST VA DTG: 08/0400Z

Tuesday Jan 08, 2019 04:15 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 03:59 UTC, 08/01/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190108/0400Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/7
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL300 EXT NE 15KTS
EST VA DTG: 08/0400Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL300 S0412 E14458 - S0403 E14452 - S0306
E14537 - S0324 E14650 - S0414 E14624 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1000Z SFC/FL300 S0410 E14455 - S0403
E14453 - S0306 E14535 - S0325 E14651 - S0417 E14624
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1600Z SFC/FL300 S0410 E14456 - S0419
E14624 - S0324 E14654 - S0306 E14534 - S0402 E14453
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/2200Z SFC/FL300 S0410 E14456 - S0403
E14453 - S0305 E14533 - S0324 E14650 - S0417 E14623 - S0418
E14623
RMK: VA DIFFICULT TO DISCERN DUE TO MET CLOUD, HOWEVER
ERUPTION IS THOUGHT TO BE ON-GOING TO FL300 EXT NE. VA TO
FL550 AND FL420 HAS NOW DISSIPATED. HEIGHT/FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190108/0700Z

Previous news
Monday, Jan 07, 2019
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. [more]
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]

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