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Volcano news
Monday, Aug 03, 2020
Incandescence from Langila volcano visible from satellite on 27 July (image: Sentinel 2)
On 2 August at 17:50 local time and 3 August at 05:40 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded first eruptions in 2020. The last explosive eruption occurred in December 2018. read all

Volcanoes of New Britain Island (27 volcanoes)

Bamus | Bangum | Bola | Buru | Dakataua | Garbuna | Garove | Garua | Hargy | Karai (Sulu Range) | Langila | Likuruanga | Lolo | Lolobau | Lotomgan Group | Mundua | Narage | Oto Group | Pago | Rabaul (Tavurvur) | Tangi | Tavui | Ulawun | Unea | unnamed | unnamed | Walo
New Britain island sits on the southern end of the South Bismark Sea plate.
The volcanoes on New Britain belong to the 1000 km long Bismarck Volcanic Arc which overlies the northward subducting Solomon Sea plate, a small ocean basin that is rapidly disappearing underneath the South Bismarck Sea plate to the north. .

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