Stratovolcano 2334 m / 7,657 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.05 ° S / 151.33 ° E
Current Status : Severe outbreak (5 out of 5 )
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Ulawun Volcanic Eruptions:
2010-2011 (current), 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 style of eruption:  explosive, flooding lava growth
Recent earthquakes nearby
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News about volcanoes in Ulawun
Update of the activity of the volcano Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea) : Large subplinic eruption at least 19 km
Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 08:17 | FROM: MJFLEGEND
Satellite image of the big mushroom cloud. Credit: RAMMB
It is now clear that this is a major outbreak, as it was in 2000. VAAC reports have raised the height of the Ash Column and may continue to increase.
Satellite images show a large, circular cloud over the volcano, suggesting that it is most likely an outbreak of sub-lines, the world's first since Calbuco (Chile) in 2015.
Wednesday June 26, 2019
The volcano suddenly had its biggest eruption since the big eruption in 2000. The ash flags have risen to 50,000 feet, and the Aviation Color Code has been raised to red. …
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned of a volcanic ash cloud rising to an estimated 8500 m altitude or altitude 280. … [more]
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Volcanic Ash Advice Center Darwin (VAAC) has published the following report: … [more]
Thursday, October 11, 2018
There are no further reports available Activity in Ulawun since the occasional small ash emissions on 4 October. A renewed activity is possible, although the volcano has been very quiet for a year. [more]
Thursday, October 04, 2018
A new volcanic eruption with steam and ash clouds of up to 4.5 km in length has just occurred. This is typical of Ulawun's eruption behavior. [more]
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