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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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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Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
 

Ulawun volcano news

Ulawun volcano (New Britain, Papua New Guinea) activity update: Significant explosive eruption: ash to 15km (50,000ft), evacuations

Wednesday Jun 26, 2019 06:43 AM | BY: MJFLEGEND

The volcano has suddenly had its largest eruption since the major eruption of 2000. Ash plumes have risen to 50,000ft, and the Aviation Colour Code has been raised to Red.

Fortunately, an eruption alert was sent out yesterday; evacuations have been taking place today.

More details to come as the situation develops.
Previous news
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 26 Jun 2019
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 25 Jun 2019
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 11, 2018
There have been no reports of further activity at Ulawun since the isolated small ash emissions on October 4. Renewed activity is possible, though the volcano has been very quiet for the past year. [more]
Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
A new eruption of the volcano has just occurred, with steam and ash plumes up to 4.5km (15,000ft). This is typical of Ulawun's eruptive behaviour. [more]
Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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