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stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
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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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Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):
Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL500 AT 11/0330Z OBS VA DTG: 11/1850Z
Friday Jan 11, 2019 19:00 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU02 at 18:51 UTC, 11/01/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, RVO, GROUND REPORTS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL500 AT 11/0330Z
OBS VA DTG: 11/1850Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0050Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/0650Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/1250Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA CANNOT BE DISCERNED ON CURRENT IMAGERY IN CLEAR
CONDITIONS. HOTSPOT REMAINS OVER SUMMIT. ADVISORY
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Friday, Jan 11, 2019
Another high-altitude plume to 50,000ft (15km) has been generated- 3 days after the last one. It remains to be seen whether or not this becomes a trend in activity like in late 2004.
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.
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