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Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL100 MOV NW OBS VA DTG: 02/2200Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Wed, 2 Oct 2019, 22:00
22:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Manam volcano on  2 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 2 Oct 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 21:57 UTC, 02/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191002/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/103
INFO SOURCE: HIMWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL100 MOV NW
OBS VA DTG: 02/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0405 E14506 - S0407 E14459 - S0351
E14440 - S0310 E14427 - S0305 E14449 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0400Z SFC/FL100 S0404 E14506 - S0409
E14500 - S0351 E14438 - S0311 E14422 - S0303 E14451 - S0340
E14505
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1000Z SFC/FL100 S0408 E14501 - S0353
E14437 - S0311 E14421 - S0303 E14451 - S0337 E14506 - S0403
E14507
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1600Z SFC/FL100 S0407 E14500 - S0403
E14444 - S0343 E14440 - S0311 E14441 - S0304 E14503 - S0325
E14515 - S0407 E14507
RMK: VA SEEN ON VIS SATELLITE IMAGERY EXTENDING TO THE NW.
IR TEMP CANNOT BE DETERMINED DUE TO DIFFUSE VA CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND MOV BASED ON MODEL CONSENSUS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191003/0400Z

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019, 06:00

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 2 October-8 October 2019 (Continuing Activity)

RVO reported that white emissions rose from Manam during 1-7 October and variable crater incandescence from Main Crater was visible at night. Seismicity was at low to moderate levels with RSAM values fluctuating around 300 units. The Darwin VAAC reported that during 3-4 October diffuse ash plumes rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted N and NW, based on satellite data and weather models. ... 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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