Tavurvur volcano (Rabaul, PNG) activity summary 1-15 Nov 2013: explosions and ash emissions
RVO reported that Rabaul caldera's Tavurvur cone was quiet during 1-12 November. At 0516 on 13 November a moderate explosion generated a dense billowing ash cloud that rose 1 km above the crater and drifted NW.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013, 11:0511:05 AM | BY: T
A few more explosions continued after that, at irregular intervals; notably on 14 November at 0738, 0851, 1308, 2044, and on 15 November at 1903. Ash plumes from these events also drifted NW.
During 1-15 November seismicity was very low, except for events associated with the explosions. Deformation measurements showed slight inflation of the central part of the caldera; the long-term inflationary trend continued.
(Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Tue, 1 Oct 2013, 09:14
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