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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
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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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Ulawun volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA PLUME LAST OBS TO FL100 EXT 35NM WNW AT 28/0140Z

Saturday Oct 29, 2016 01:00 AM |

Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 29 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 29 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 00:58 UTC, 29/10/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161029/0100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/46
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA PLUME LAST OBS TO FL100 EXT 35NM WNW AT
28/0140Z
OBS VA DTG: 29/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0457 E15035 - S0508 E15121 - S0502
E15124 - S0428 E15054 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0700Z SFC/FL100 S0505 E15034 - S0507
E15122 - S0502 E15123 - S0432 E15048
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1300Z SFC/FL100 S0512 E15036 - S0506
E15123 - S0501 E15123 - S0433 E15042
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/1900Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD. FCST
PROVIDED TO T+12 HRS ONLY. HEIGHT AND FORECAST MOVEMENT
DERIVED FROM LAST CONFIRMED SIGHTING ON HIMAWARI-8 28/0140Z,
MODEL SOUNDING AND ACCESS-R BASED HYSPLIT MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161029/0700Z

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