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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
Last earthquakes nearby
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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 16-31 Dec 2013 - steaming

Thursday Jan 09, 2014 15:32 PM | BY: T

RVO reported that activity at Ulawun was low during 16-31 December; diffuse ash plumes rose from the crater during 51-21 December, and white vapor emissions were visible during 22-31 December. (Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Previous news
Thursday, Dec 05, 2013
Weak sporadic explosions continue to occur at the volcano. ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Activity continues. Darwin VAAC reported a small gas and perhaps ash plume at 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude this morning. [more]
Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
RVO reported that during 1 October-15 November activity at Ulawun was low; small volumes of white vapor and gray and gray-brown ash plumes rose 100 m above the crater and drifted S. Seismicity was low with RSAM values fluctuating between 100 and 150 units throughout the period. [more]
SO2 plume from Ulawun volcano (NOAA)
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
A relatively strong eruptive phase seems to be occurring at the volcano. An ash plume rose to 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude last evening and a significant SO2 plume is visible on satellite data. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013
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. ... [more]

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