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Rabaul (Tavurvur) vulkaan
caldera 688 m / 2,257 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -4.27°S / 152.2°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Rabaul (Tavurvur) vulkaan boeken
Rabaul (Tavurvur) vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2014, 2013, 1994-2011, 1943, 1941-42, 1940, 1937, 1878, 1850(?), 1791, 1767
Typical eruption style:
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Satellite image of Tarvurvur volcano (c) Google
Satellite image of Tarvurvur volcano (c) Google

Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano news & eruption update

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Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 20:12

Tavurvur volcano (Rabaul caldera) entered a more violent phase again. A powerful vulcanian explosion this morning at 10h00 local time produced an ash column that reached 7.6 km altitude.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2006, 20:08

After the gant explosion on 6 Oct, probably larger than the eruption in 1994, Tavurvur continues to erupt at much lower intensity, with explosions producing ash plumes not higher than 3 km at the moment. 

Sun, 8 Oct 2006, 20:00

Tavurvur volcano (Rabaul caldera, Papua New Guinea) had a large explosive eruption on 6 October, 2006, sending a plume of gas and ash to a height of 18 km. Rabaul was receiving moderately heavy ash fall, to the south and west heavy lapilli were falling around the south and south-west parts of the caldera these were ~1mm in diameter, with a few lithics up to 3 cm, about a 1cm has been deposited in the Blue Lagoon-Vulcan sector.  Ashfall was occurring in Kokopo and even Warangoi. Tavurvur was obscured from all directions.

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