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stratovolcano 2334 m / 7,657 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.05°S / 151.33°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
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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, 1700Typical eruption style:
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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.
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.
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. ...
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