Ulawun volcano (New Britain, Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 June-7 June 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)
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.
Wed, 8 Jun 2022, 18:3318:33 PM | BY: VN
Seismicity increased during the event, then dropped back to lower levels. Diffuse white plumes were visible rising from the summit the next day.
Sources: Rabaul Volcano Observatory (RVO), Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Ulawun. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1 June-7 June 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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