Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Manam
in Papua New Guinea

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Manam is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Manam
Lat/Lon: -4.08 , 145.037
Event Date: 20 Apr 2022 08:06 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 31000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 200000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 3
Inserted at: 20 Apr 2022 06:06 UTC

GDACS Score

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Historical Timeline


Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateEruption DetailsSource
1 20 Apr 2022 08:06 DARWIN

Exposed population

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Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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Tsunami impact

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Tsunami affected locations


Initial conditions

More information

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