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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
 

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Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RVO ADVISE INCREASED SIESMIC ACTIVITY.

Friday Aug 02, 2019 11:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on  2 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 2 Aug 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 11:02 UTC, 02/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190802/1102Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/24
INFO SOURCE: RVO, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: RVO ADVISE INCREASED SIESMIC ACTIVITY.
OBS VA DTG: 02/1102Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
SFC/FL180 045/15KT FL180/400 050/35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1702Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2302Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0502Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CONTINUOUS REALTIME SIESMIC AMPLITUDE MEASUREMENT
[RSAM] SUGGEST HIGH LEVEL SUSTAINED RSAM VALUES AT MT
ULAWUN. MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUOUSLY SHOWS A
WELL DEFINED HOTSPOT. NO VA ERUPTIONS DETECTED ON
SATELLITE. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF THERE IS ANY NEW
INFORMATION.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Current ash cloud forecast for the remnant ash ejected during the major eruption of Ulawun volcano yesterday (image: VAAC Darwin)
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
The activity at the volcano seems to have decreased a lot or ceased last evening at the end of the very violent eruptive phase. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 . ... [more]
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 55000 ft (16800 m) altitude or flight level 550 . ... [more]
Current ash cloud forecast from the major eruption of Ulawun volcano earlier today (image: VAAC Darwin)
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
While it is not only night over Papua New Guinea now, a vast area around the volcano is now likely to be shredded in darkness caused by ash from the eruption. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 63000 ft (19200 m) altitude or flight level 630 . ... [more]

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