15 000 people evacuate after eruptions of Ulawun and Manam, Papua New Guinea

15 000 people evacuate after eruptions of Ulawun and Manam, Papua New Guinea

At least 15 000 people were forced to evacuate after two volcanoes – Ulawun on June 26 and Manam on June 28, 2019 – erupted in Papua New Guinea. While there are no reports of casualties, the eruptions disrupted domestic flghts, destroyed homes, plantations and…

Active volcanoes in the world: August 9 – 15, 2017

Active volcanoes in the world: August 9 – 15, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between August 9 and 15, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 21 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Pacaya, Guatemala | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) |…

Plume rises from Ulawun volcano at Papua New Guinea

Plume rises from Ulawun volcano at Papua New Guinea

Ulawun volcano is situated on the island of New Britain, the largest in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. It is one of the most active volcano of the archipelago, and also the highest (summit elevation of 2,334 meters). Ulawun