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Manam Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON SAT TO FL150 MOV WNW to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Fri, 8 Nov 2019, 01:15
01:15 AM | BY: VN
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 01:10 UTC, 08/11/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191108/0110Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MANAM 251020
PSN: S0405 E14502
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1807M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/115
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON SAT TO
FL150 MOV WNW
OBS VA DTG: 08/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0404 E14503 - S0406 E14503 - S0404
E14452 - S0358 E14450 - S0356 E14458 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0710Z SFC/FL150 S0324 E14425 - S0344
E14407 - S0329 E14335 - S0256 E14358
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1310Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1910Z NO VA EXP
RMK: POTENTIAL ERUPTION OBSERVED ON SATELLITE. MET CLOUD
OBSCURES SUMMIT LEADING TO LOW CONFIDENCE IN OBSERVATION.
AWATING GROUND CONFIRMATION, ADIVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF
NEW INFORMATION IS RECIEVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191108/0410Z

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019, 06:00

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 6 November-12 November 2019 (New Activity / Unrest)

RVO reported that at 1330 on 2 November a single large explosion at Manam generated a dense dark ash plume that rose 1 km above the summit and drifted NW. A shock wave was felt at the Bogia Government station (about 40 km SE) about 1 minute later. RSAM values on 6 November fluctuated between 250 and 360 units but began to increase around 1430 and triggered alerts around 1445. ... 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: restless (2 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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