Ulawun volcano news

Ulawun volcano (Papua New Guinea): weekly volcanic activity report 2 October-8 October 2019

Thu, 10 Oct 2019, 08:11
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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