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Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 28/2130Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sat, 28 Sep 2019, 21:30
21:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 28 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 28 Sep 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 21:26 UTC, 28/09/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190928/2130Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/99
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 28/2130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0408 E14504 - S0404 E14432 - S0405
E14403 - S0342 E14404 - S0343 E14435 - S0404 E14506 MOV W
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0330Z SFC/FL080 S0408 E14504 - S0353
E14347 - S0316 E14406 - S0404 E14506
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/0930Z SFC/FL080 S0409 E14504 - S0345
E14333 - S0310 E14357 - S0404 E14507
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/1530Z SFC/FL080 S0404 E14506 - S0409
E14504 - S0350 E14330 - S0309 E14357
RMK: VISIBLE IMAGERY SHOW WEAK VA PLUME EXTD W FROM SUMMIT
SUPPORTED BY SO2 EMISSION. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED
HIMAWARI-8, AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190929/0330Z

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019, 06:00

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 25 September-1 October 2019 (Continuing Activity)

The Darwin VAAC reported that on 29 September diffuse ash plumes from Manam rose to altitudes of 2.4-2.7 km (8,000-9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W, based on satellite data and weather models. A sulfur dioxide signature in the plume was also detected. ... Read all
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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
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