Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Manam
in Papua New Guinea

Event summary

GREEN alert: The Manam Volcanic eruption is unlikely to require external humanitarian assistance based on the exposed population and coping capacity.

GDACS ID VO 1000041
Name: Manam
Lat/Lon: -4.08 , 145.037
Event Date: 21 Mar 2022 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 PEI: 3
Inserted at: 23 Mar 2022 11:14 UTC


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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

The Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report provides information about global volcanism on a weekly basis. Latest Manam report has been published on 16 Mar 2022 07:26.
The Darwin VAAC reported that on 14 March an ash plume from Manam rose to 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. Ash plumes later that day and on 15 March rose to 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW and W. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Caldera chronicles: How ground deformation at Yellowstone compares to ... 2022-03-11T19:33+0100.

Yellowstone is a caldera system — a large volcanic area that was never home to a single towering volcano, but that has experienced eruptions so large that the ground collapsed into the emptied magma chamber. While these caldera-forming erup
Large volcanic eruption occurs in Papua New Guinea2022-03-09T04:22+0100.

A large volcanic eruption occurred on a small island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea's main island on Tuesday evening, issuing plumes up to 15 kilometers in altitude, but there is no danger of an eruption-triggered tsunami affect
Registran una gran erupción volcánica en Papúa Nueva Guinea2022-03-08T23:45+0100.

Papúa Nueva Guinea ha registrado este martes una gran erupción volcánica , según ha informado la Agencia Meteorológica de Japón. La erupción del volcán Manam , situado en la provincia de Madang , ocurrió alrededor de las 18:50 horas de Tok
Registran una gran erupción volcánica en Papúa Nueva Guinea2022-03-08T22:04+0100.

La erupción del volcán Manam, en la provincia de Madang, ocurrió alrededor de las 18.50 hora de Tokio (GMT+9) ( FUENTE EXTERNA. Una gran erupción volcánica se registró este martes en una pequeña isla en la costa noreste de Papúa Nueva Guin

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (32), (2), INGV (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),