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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) 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
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: POSSIBLE VA EMISSION TO FL150, MOV SW. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sat, 29 Jun 2019, 04:15
04:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 29 Jun 2019
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 29 Jun 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 03:42 UTC, 29/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190629/0345Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/88
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, RVO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE VA EMISSION TO FL150, MOV SW.
OBS VA DTG: 29/0345Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0405 E14508 - S0357 E14506 - S0347
E14206 - S0603 E14254 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0945Z SFC/FL150 S0405 E14509 - S0552
E14250 - S0349 E14206 - S0355 E14507
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1545Z SFC/FL150 S0405 E14507 - S0357
E14506 - S0333 E14207 - S0542 E14240
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/2145Z SFC/FL150 S0406 E14507 - S0539
E14234 - S0325 E14202 - S0357 E14507
RMK: RVO REPORT ONGOING ERUPTION TO FL150 AT 28/0550Z. VA
REMAIN OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. FORECAST BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190629/0945Z

Previous news
Fri, 28 Jun 2019, 15:39
The eruption column of Manam volcano seen from a passing airplane (image: Maryanne Merton / facebook)
Just 2 days after the large eruption of Ulawun, another large explosive eruption occurred in Papua New Guinea today, this time from Manam volcano located on a small island north of the main land. ... read all

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