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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)| Reports
Ulawun volcano books
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
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Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
 

Ulawun volcano news

Ulawun volcano (Papua New Guinea) activity summary 1-31 August 2013 - intermittent ash emissions

Wednesday Sep 11, 2013 10:05 AM | BY: T

RVO reported that activity at Ulawun was low during 4-31 August; emissions from the summit crater consisted of white vapor until 16 August, and were gray during 17-31 August.
Emissions were more energetic on 24 August, rising 200 m. A single booming noise and weak incandescence was also reported that day. RSAM values fluctuated but decreased overall.
(Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Previous news
Tuesday, Aug 06, 2013
RVO reported that activity at Ulawun was low during 22 July-4 August; emissions from the summit crater consisted of white vapor. Seismicity was also low. RSAM values decreased from 80 on 21 July to 50 on 31 July, and then began to increase on early 2 August. By 4 August RSAM values reached 600, attributed to an increase in volcanic tremor. ... [more]
SO2 plume from Ulawun volcano (NOAA)
Monday, Aug 05, 2013
An SO2 plume visible today indicates that some activity has been taking place at the volcano. [more]
Friday, Jul 19, 2013
RVO reported that activity at Ulawun was low during 1-14 July. Emissions from the summit crater consisted of white vapor during 1-7 ... [more]
Saturday, Mar 23, 2013
Increased SO2 emissions from Ulawun and Bagana volcanoes are visible today on satellite data. [more]

Wednesday, Jan 02, 2013
A SO2 plume was visible from Ulawun on 31 Dec. [more]

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