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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: Another large eruption to 19km (63,000ft)

Saturday Aug 03, 2019 13:09 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

Himawari-8 satellite image of the eruption column at 10:30 UTC.
Himawari-8 satellite image of the eruption column at 10:30 UTC.
Unrest has once again escalated and a new phase of major eruptive activity occurred between around 10:00 and 11:00 UTC today, sending a mushroom cloud to 19km, as in the VEI 4 eruption in June. This event appears to have been smaller and has now ended- satellite imagery shows the ash cloud drifting away from the volcano. The Rabaul Volcano Observatory sent out an alert of increasing seismicity yesterday, with more advanced warning than in June, which reflects the smaller size of this event.
Previous news
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on  3 Aug 2019
Saturday, Aug 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 50000 ft (15200 m) altitude or flight level 500 and is moving at 35 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Aug 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on  2 Aug 2019
Friday, Aug 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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