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stratovolcano 2334 m / 7,657 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.05°S / 151.33°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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Ulawun volcano news
Ulawun volcano (New Britain, Papua New Guinea) activity update: ash emissions and rumblings heard
Wednesday Dec 05, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T
RVO reported that starting on 6 November through 30 November Ulawun produced pale grey and brown ash plumes that rose 200 m and drifted in multiple directions.
Ashfall was reported on the N and NW flanks, in Voluvolu, Noau, Ubili (10 km NW), and Ulamona (10 km NW). Low rumbling was heard on 18 November.
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2012
RVO reported that during 1-6 and 10-26 May white plumes rose above Ulawun's summit crater, and during 7-9 and 27-31 May gray-brown ash plumes rose from the crater. [more]
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2006
Another notorious volcano in New Britain, Ulawun, had a (small) eruption on March 1st. Pilots reported ash to about 2 km above sea level. [more]
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