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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: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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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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Ulawun volcano (Papua New Guinea): weekly volcanic activity report 2 October-8 October 2019

Thursday Oct 10, 2019 08:11 AM | BY: MARTIN

Ulawun volcano visible from Suomi NPP satellite (image: NASA)
Ulawun volcano visible from Suomi NPP satellite (image: NASA)
RVO reported that the fissure eruption on Ulawun’s west-southwest flank had ceased by 4 October, producing only diffuse white-to-gray steam plumes with a blueish tinge from the main coalesced vent.
The lava flow rate slowed to 3-5 m a day.
Weak incandescence from the vent was visible at night on 5 October.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 2 October-8 October 2019
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