Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Ulawun
in Papua New Guinea

Event summary

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

Name: Ulawun
Lat/Lon: -5.05 , 151.33
Event Date: 01 Oct 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 15000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 87000 people within 100km
Volcanic explosivity index: 4
Population exposure index: 2
Inserted at: 01 Oct 2019 08:07 UTC


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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 27 Jun 2019 00:00 WELLINGTON
2 05 Aug 2019 00:00 DARWIN
3 01 Oct 2019 00:00 DARWIN

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