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Ulawun volcano, New Britain, Papua New Guinea: news & activity updates

Updated: Dec 5, 2022 15:05 GMT-
Wed, 8 Jun 2022, 18:33
RVO reported that at 0820 on 2 June a small eruption at Ulawun produced dense gray ash plumes that rose about 3 km above the summit and drifted NW. The elevated activity lasted 10-15 minutes. Minor ashfall was reported in areas downwind, including in Ulamona Mission and on Lolobau Island. Read all
Wed, 1 Jun 2022, 23:45
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 1 Jun 2022
Ulawun volcano
stratovolcano 2334 m / 7,657 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.05°S / 151.33°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Ulawun volcano eruptions:
2010-2011 (ongoing), 2000-08, 1994, 1993, 1989, 1985, 1984-85, 1984, 1983-84, 1980, 1978, 1973, 1970, 1967, 1963, 1960-62, 1958, 1951?, 1941, 1937?, 1927, 1919, 1918, 1915, 1898, 1878, 1700
Typical eruption style
explosive, effusive lava dome growth
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
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