Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
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)
Ulawun webcams / live data | Reports
Ulawun volcano books
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
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
 

Ulawun volcano news

Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS ASH/STEAM EMISSION TO FL170 LAST OBS EXT SW 02/0020Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Wednesday Oct 02, 2019 13:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on  2 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 2 Oct 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 12:50 UTC, 02/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191002/1255Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/53
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, RVO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ASH/STEAM EMISSION TO FL170
LAST OBS EXT SW 02/0020Z
OBS VA DTG: 02/1255Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S0503 E15128 - S0453 E15121 - S0454
E15108 - S0509 E15054 - S0521 E15115 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1855Z SFC/FL170 S0513 E15121 - S0510
E15107 - S0454 E15101 - S0446 E15120 - S0458 E15133
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0055Z SFC/FL170 S0511 E15122 - S0459
E15137 - S0443 E15123 - S0448 E15104 - S0507 E15109
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0655Z SFC/FL170 S0510 E15117 - S0503
E15109 - S0446 E15111 - S0447 E15131 - S0506 E15137
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY DUE TO PRESENCE
OF MET CLOUD. 02/0630Z RVO REPORT DESCRIBES CONTINUOUS
ASH/STEAM EMISSION TO FL170 WITH HIGH LEVELS OF SEISMICITY.
FCST BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE. LOW CONFIDENCE ON OBS/FCST DUE
TO LIGHT AND VRB WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191002/1855Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on  1 Oct 2019
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 . ... [more]
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 30 Sep 2019
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019
RVO reported that during 1-2 August white-to-grayish vapor plumes rose from Ulawun’s summit crater and drifted NW. Incandescence from the summit crater was visible at night and jetting noises were audible for a short interval. RSAM values fluctuated but peaked at high levels. ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.