Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Manam
in Papua New Guinea

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Manam can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 1000044
Name: Manam
Lat/Lon: -4.08 , 145.037
Event Date: 20 Apr 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: 20 Apr 2022 06:06 UTC

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